Andrew Koloski knows what those who’ve signed up for Project Healing Waters are going through. The retired soldier and Give! Campaign coordinator deployed to Kuwait, Iraq and Eastern Europe during his 24-year military career. Now he works with the local...
Cecilia was 1 year old when her parents noticed she was struggling to walk, and had bruising on her body. Her mother took her for an X-ray, and the doctor recommended a blood test, “just in case.” They were called...
Cecilia was 1 year old when her parents noticed she was struggling to walk, and had bruising on her body. Her mother took her for an X-ray, and the doctor recommended a blood test, “just in case.” They were called...
By itself, a basketball is little more than an inflatable rubber bladder, wrapped in fibers and covered in leather to be bounced, passed, shot or dunked into an 18-inch-diameter hoop. But in the hands of a disadvantaged kid, a basketball...
A service or support dog can help a veteran deal with a multitude of issues. “We have a client who says their dog literally saved their life,” said Steve Corey, executive director of Victory Service Dogs. “Because of his ...
Hear, Here! Poetry is a nonprofit, volunteer-based organization with a mission “to create inclusive and empowered community through poetry.
Anyone driving along Interstate 25 toward the Palmer Divide is probably familiar with the giant star seasonally illuminating Colorado’s foothills. There is, of course, a story behind that star — one of many that members of the Palmer Lake...
Manitou Art Center Executive Director Natalie Johnson doesn’t have an office. “We can’t spare the space that we rent,” Johnson said. “Everything we can possibly offer, we share with the community.” Johnson is on her feet most of the time anyway,...
In 2021, it’ll be 150 years since the founding of Colorado Springs — but the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum is kicking off the celebrations next year. “We’re beginning a three-year process to celebrate Colorado Springs’ 150th anniversary,” said CSPM Director...
Having a bicycle is a big deal if you’re a child. It’s like a rite of passage, said Daniel Byrd, the executive director of Kids on Bikes, a nonprofit that helps provide children access to bikes. “For most kids, it’s a...
Pauline Nelson turned to The Independence Center after suffering three brain injuries in three years that affected her balance and vision. She also has a history of back problems and bone and nerve damage that altered the feeling in...
Springs Rescue Mission has been a regular participant in the Give! Campaign over the past decade, but during this Give! season, the campus is as busy as it’s ever been. The organization, which is dedicated to serving those suffering from...