What Is The United Way?

Did you know that the United Way organization can trace it roots to Denver, Colorado? In 1887, Denver-area church leaders joined together to coordinate services and fundraising and created the Charity Organization Society. Other religious groups took notice and began banding together to create joint ventures to collect donations and provide services to large communities.…

Volunteer! It’s Good For You And Your Community

You know that helping people makes you feel good. Did you know that there is actual research that shows that volunteering is actually beneficial to you health? What volunteering does for you Volunteering keeps you mentally and PHYSICALLY active. Volunteering can teach you new skills, for life and work. Volunteering connects you with other like-minded…

Free Legal Clinic In Glenwood Springs

Are you in need of legal advice, involved in a court-ordered mediation or going through a divorce? The 9th Judicial District’s Family Law Day is just what you are looking for. Starting at 9 a.m. on May 9th ,and running until 4 p.m. this totally free event is being held at the Garfield County Combined…

Sunlight Mountain Resort’s Safety Day 2017

Sunlight Mountain Resort is holding its annual Safety Day on Saturday, March 4th. United Way’s very own Amy Barr will be volunteering at this year’s Sunlight Mountain Resort’s Safety Day. All visitors can take advantage of FREE melanoma screenings performed by Dr. Kelly Thomas of Valley View Hospital in the ski lodge. Donations are welcome…

2017 Garfield County Humanitarian Awards

2017 Garfield County Humanitarian Service Awards The Garfield County Human Services Commission and the Garfield County Board of County Commissioners will be hosting the 2017 Garfield County Humanitarian Service Awards. The awards honor community volunteers and human services staff for all of that they give back to our wonderful community. The Awards will be presented…