El Pomar Foundation

7:40am

Thu December 15, 2011
Community

Catholic Charities Lends A Helping Hand

Northern Colorado Empty Stocking Fund

Catholic Charities, a faith-based nonprofit organization in Larimer County, has been working to reduce poverty for the past 40 years. Twenty staff members and 300 volunteers distribute money and services totaling $1.1 million each year.

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6:52am

Tue December 13, 2011
Community

Greeley Transitional House Helps Put Lives Back In Order

Sonia Gonzales and her daughter were homeless until they received a place to live from the Greeley Transitional House . Gonzales and her daughter stayed at the Transitional House for three months, then Connections helped Gonzales find her own place.
Ann Vargas The Tribune

Sonia Gonzales saw her life start to crumble last year. After getting laid off from a job she loved, she couldn’t afford to put a roof over her family’s head.

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5:35am

Thu December 8, 2011
Community

Larimer County Food Bank Provides Meals Endowed By Public

Adam Wiemold, volunteer, smiles as he prepares cups of cereal for care packages at the Larimer County Food Bank.
Photo by Eric Brown

The Food Bank for Larimer County has a mission to eradicate hunger throughout the area by providing food to community partnerships and hunger relief programs.

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7:40am

Tue December 6, 2011
Community

Hunger Solved With Neighborly Service Help

Mischelle Nitzel and her dog, Elijah, visit her grandfather’s grave site. House of Neighborly Service is helping her get back to independent living after injuries caused her to lose her job.
Photo courtesy of Mischelle Nitzel

Today, Mischelle Nitzel can look back at one moment and realize how much her life has changed. With the help of House of Neighborly Service, she is no longer hungry.

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6:54am

Mon December 5, 2011
Community

Crossroads Helps During Holidays

Preschool children receive coats at Crossroads Ministry’s annual Coat Giveaway held in conjunction with their Thanksgiving Holiday distribution. Crossroads Ministry is one of eight agencies receiving funding from the Northern Colorado Empty Stocking Fund.
Northern Colorado Empty Stocking Fund

Crossroads Ministry of Estes Park has served 459 households, 1,144 individuals and 417 children since 1982. It provides food pantry and emergency services, assistance with rent, utilities, medical, gasoline and other basic human needs.

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