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Mountain Rural Philanthropy Days in Rifle: Jun 24-26

Do you want to sit down with the most influential funders in Colorado and tell them about what your organization is doing to serve your local community? June 24-26 in Rifle, Colorado, Mountain Rural Philanthropy Days brings together hundreds of community leaders and statewide representatives to discuss the needs of rural communities in Eagle, Garfield, Lake, Pitkin, and Summit counties. This event is a part of a statewide program, coordinated by the Community Resource Center and Anschutz Family Foundation.  It allows grant seekers from the region to build partnerships with foundations based on the Front Range. Check it out and [...]

Free, Confidential HIV Testing: Thu May 14

Red Ribbon Project is offering free, confidential HIV testing on Thu May 14 from 11 am-8 pm at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards. Results in 10 minutes via finger prick within 10 minutes. No appt. necessary. For more information go to redribbonproject.org or contact Denise at Red Ribbon Project 827-5900.

Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Day at Pazzo’s: Wed May 6

In honor of National Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Day on Wed May 6, Pazzo's in Eagle will be donating 10% of the proceeds to Red Ribbon Project from 4-10 pm. Please join The Red Ribbon Project and support the mission of empowering the community to reduce teenage pregnancy, HIV/AIDS and other STIs. For more information go to redribbonproject.org or contact Denise at Red Ribbon Project 970-827-5900.

Town of Avon Community Cleanup Week: May 11-15

This year, the Town of Avon Community Cleanup Week is May 11 - 15. Avon Public Works offers residents free curbside pickup of unwanted materials including large items such as washers, dryers or furniture and yard waste. Please no tires, construction trash, or hazardous and toxic materials such as paints, motor oil or batteries. For more information, please contact Avon’s Public Works Department at 970-748-4118.

Vail Valley Foundation

The Vail Valley Foundation provides leadership in athletic, cultural, educational and community-based endeavors to enhance and sustain the quality of life in the Vail Valley for its redisents and guests.  Support for the arts, culture, sports and recreational programs keeps our community vital and exciting.  The VVF supports a variety of educational programs, college scholarshipos and distributes grants to other non-profit organizations.  For more information, visit vvf.org or call 970-777-2015.

SOS Outreach

SOS Outreach, a non-profit that serves underserved Eagle County youth, is now hiring mentors and volunteers for the 2014 season.  You will help with 5 ride days on the mountain, 2-3 community service projects, have an opportunity to go on a backpacking or camping trip next summer, and keep in contact with up to 6 of your youth throughout the year.  More information can be found at sosoutreach.org and by contacting Ben at bdodd@sosoutreach.org or at 970-926-9292 ext. 105.

Court-Appointed Special Advocates

Court-Appointed Special Advocates provide service to children who are victims of abuse and neglect.  CASA volunteers work with the courts advocating for children in Eagle, Summit and Lake Counties.  Volunteers stay with each case until it is closed and the child is placed in a safe, permanent home.  If you are interested in volunteering for CASA and giving children a voice, then please call 970-513-9390 or logon to mtncasa.org.

AXS Vail Valley

AXS Vail Valley is a non-profit corporation that encourages the growth and accessibility of recreation programs and services for the physically disabled Vail Valley residents and visitors.  The mission of AXS Vail Valley is to link existing programs and services, facilitate networking among these offerings, promote adaptive recreationsla services and facilities, and expand public awareness.  For more information, logon to axsvail.org or call 970-390-2096.

Bright Future Foundation

The Bright Future Foundation's Buddy Mentors Program knows first-hand that mentoring works!  Research shows that a quality mentoring relationship is a proven investment which leads to positive outcomes in children and youth.  Buddy Mentors is inviting you to "be someone who matters to someone who matters".  Currently we have dozens of local kids waiting to be paired with an adult Buddy.  Please considre sharing your time and talents through mentoring a child.  This year-long commitment to consistently meeting with a junior Buddy will be supported every sttep of the way by the Buddy Mentor staff!  For more information, please contact lenee@mybrightfuture.org or call 970-763-7212.

Youth Foundation

The Youth Foundation prepares children in need for success in life through education and recreational opportunities.  Programs and volunteers impact youth with positive mentorship, community interaction and recreation applications.  They inspire self-confidence, friendship and integrity in the hearts of all participants, volunteers and supporters.  for more info about The Youth Foundation visit theyouthfoundation.org or call 970-763-7000.