Jill Dreves grew up in the mountains of Colorado. As a child, she attended a tiny, nature-immersed public school of just 32 children in grades K-8. During those formative years, a deep connection with Mother Earth was forged, and a seed was planted.
Most parents would agree with the sentiment: “Parenting is hard.” When a child has a physical, cognitive or sensory developmental disability, that “hard” job can become utterly overwhelming without adequate resources. In many cases, it’s a 24/7 responsibility that can leave parents feeling burned out, isolated and desperate. Thankfully for families living in Larimer County,
Here in Colorado, we are a long way from the ocean. But our rivers flow to both the Atlantic and the Pacific, and the choices we make here can have a global impact. Boulder-based Ocean First Institute is dedicated to ocean conservation through research and education. With a grant from Elevations Foundation, they are expanding
“Maybe we can eat food from the garden for a snack.” Those aren’t words you often hear from a kid unless s/he is part of Growe Foundation’s Garden to Table Program. This Elevations Foundation grantee is making fresh fruit and vegetables cool for kids ten-and-under in the Boulder area. Founded in 2006 in Boulder County,