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.
Jordan Long, founder of the nonprofit organization Revital, helps first-responders cope with the rigors of everyday life in the field.
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,
Since 1993, Read Aloud Loveland has been building literacy skills amongst preschool children in the Loveland and Berthoud area. This Elevations Foundation grantee, staffed entirely by volunteer community members, has opened doors to literacy for thousands of young people in the Loveland area. Reading to young children can provide them with lifelong benefits. Children who
Since 1998, FRIENDS of Broomfield has been creating community and opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs.) This Elevations Foundation grantee is helping adults with IDDs live fulfilling and meaningful lives that enhance the community for all. FRIENDS stands for “Fun, Recreation, Inclusive Experiences, Networking and Discovering the Spirit.” And you can tell
The death of a child is every parent’s worst nightmare. That terrible tragedy is compounded when the young person is a victim of suicide. Since 2012, Elevations Foundation has been proud to support Second Wind Fund of Boulder County as the organization saves lives by making mental health services available to young people in crisis.
If you head up to Eldora in Nederland, you’ll find Elevations Foundation grantee Ignite Adaptive Sports using snow sports to enhance the lives of adults and children with disabilities. Let’s take a look at this unique nonprofit and the impact they have on disabled individuals, their families and volunteers. Now in its 44th year of
Since 2014, Elevations Foundation has been proud to support Longmont-based nonprofit TLC Learning Center through the Community Grants program. Watch the video below to see how great this local organization is helping our community’s youngest members of all backgrounds and abilities. Many people know TLC Leaning Center by its former name: Tiny Tim Learning Center.
Did you know Elevations Foundation has been supporting terrific local nonprofits through its community grants program since 2010? One of these nonprofits is Lafayette-based WOW! Children’s Museum, an Elevations Foundation grantee since 2014. WOW! Children’s Museum has proudly been engaging families throughout Boulder County in educational, hands-on experiences that connect curiosity, creativity and discovery for