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...
“I’ve had cats since I can remember,” said Jennifer Nosler, president and co-founder of the feline shelter, Look What The Cat Brought In. “I’ve just always liked cats. My other favorite animal is turtles, but I don’t have a...
Steve Harris said he tries to book bands for the MeadowGrass Music Festival and other concerts before they become household names.  Harris is executive director of Rocky Mountain Highway, a nonprofit that puts on concerts and partners with local venues...
Palmer Land Trust has reached a milestone 40th anniversary, but some worry that many are unaware of its work and relevance. “Someone can love the access to our landscapes here in Colorado Springs and not know how it happened,” said...
Rocky Mountain Field Institute has mountains to climb — and trees to plant and fish to save and trails to repair — and they look to the Give! Campaign to help them keep up the pace. Executive Director Jennifer Peterson...