Come Plant a Tree at Roaring Fork High School!

Community Tree Planting Day Please join Roaring Fork High School students in beautifying our school and community! When: Saturday September 5 Time: 12 pm (lunch provided for volunteers!) Please bring gloves and shovels. We will be planting at least 10 flowering trees at Roaring Fork High School, and we would greatly appreciate community involvement and…

YouthEntity Seeks Volunteer Career Coaches

Do you love what you do and have a desire to cultivate youth in your career field? If you do, volunteer with “My Career. My Life.” and we’ll help you take what you do everyday at work and imagineer how to bring that experience to kids. [ezcol_1half]In YouthEntity’s “My Career. My Life.” program, middle school students…

August 8-9 Horse Show Benefits Advocate Safehouse

If you love horses, then the 14th Annual Advocate Safehouse Project Benefit Horse Show in August 8th & 9th is for you. Come and watch horses and riders compete in 69 different events ranging from Baby Green Hunter, Pony Hunter & Equitation, and High/Low Hunters on Saturday to Flower Power, Beginner Rider and Jumpers on Sunday. Located at…

FEMA Funds Available for Emergency-Service Organizations

FEMA Funds available for emergency-service organizations RIFLE, COLO. (Apr. 21, 2015) – United Way of Garfield County, acting as the Local Board of the Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP), announces the availability of nearly $9,500, as part of Phase 32 allocations from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), via U.S. Congressional mandate. These specific…

Post-Independent Newspaper Intern Needs Housing

Post-Independent Newspaper Intern Needs Housing Randy Essex, the editor of the Glenwood Springs Post Independent newspaper has written to us at United Way seeking help with temporary housing. Essex writes, “I have an (unpaid) intern coming June 6 and need to find housing for her from then till about July 12. We have her taken care of from July…

Locals Raise Funds for Nepal Earthquake Victims

Locals raise relief funds for Nepal earthquake victims Humans of all ages are invited to a an earthquake fundraiser that will be held at Sunstainable Settings this Sunday evening, May 3, 2015. You are asked to bring a $20 suggested donation for entry. This is an all-volunteer, all-donation event. ALL proceeds will go to Nepali Earthquake Relief. The…

Rural Philanthropy Days Offer Funding and Help to Nonprofits

On June 24-26, the Mountain Rural Philanthropy (RPD) Days conference will bring together 250-300 community leaders and statewide representatives in Rifle to discuss the needs of rural communities in Eagle, Garfield, Lake, Pitkin, and Summit counties. Representatives of nonprofit organizations, public agencies, elected officials, business leaders, and funders are invited. RPD conferences convene nonprofits, funders…