United Way Remembers Christopher May and Amy Barr, Discusses AmeriCorps VISTA

Traci Gurley-Tomashosky, executive director for United Way Battlement to the Bells, gives tribute to former board president Christopher May and former executive director Amy Barr and discusses the AmeriCorps VISTA project with program manager Andie Scott and leader Amber Burns. https://www.kdnk.org/post/united-way-remembers-christopher-may-and-amy-barr-discusses-americorps-vista

United Way Cares Features Alpine Legal Services

Alpine Legal Services is a non-profit civil legal assistance agency dedicated to providing legal services and upholding fundamental legal rights in Garfield, Pitkin and western Eagle Counties. Here, Executive Director Jennifer Wherry talks about the organization and their participation in the AmeriCorps VISTA program. https://www.kdnk.org/post/united-way-cares-features-alpine-legal-services

October 2019 VISTA Spotlight

  “Literacy Outreach teaches essential literacy skills to adults in Garfield County. Basic literacy students struggle with reading, writing, math, and/or learning the English language. Volunteers are the crux of the program and do 100% of the teaching, mainly via a one-on-one venue. The literacy skills these volunteers impart are the necessary foundation for people to…