Colorado Gives 2015

Colorado Gives 2015

The Season of Giving | Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Colorado Gives Day features a $1 Million Incentive Fund, one of the largest gives-day incentive funds in the country.

Every nonprofit receiving a donation on Colorado Gives Day receives a portion of the incentive fund, which increases the value of every dollar donated.
Schedule now for December 8th HERE.

Mountain Bowls Project

Thank you for your support of our Mountain Bowls Project
Neighbors Helping Neighbors has made our Mountain Bowls
fundraising events a Success!

Bowls Partners: Go Paint! Evergreen, River Canyon Gallery
and Wildfire Pottery!

Bowls Steering Committee: Jennifer Richey, Chair; Kim Lange, Kim Hassel, Judy Brown, Laurie Vaggalis, Vicki Fox, Lark Stewart, Laura Burrow, Shellie McKeown, Carol Ziller and Kay Collier. 

Sponsors: Longmont Ford, Churchley Financial Group LLC, EJPA Foundation, Thrivent Financial, Lynn Westfall/Re/Max Alliance Evergreen, Blooming" Broom, Chicago Title, Engelhard Clinical Services, Liv Sotheby's International Realty, PhoxPhoto, American Craftsman Homes, Augustana Elk Run Senior Living, Beaver Brook Pet Center, EV Studio, Jenkins Construction Inc., Lexota, Mountain Daisy, Pangaea Carpets,
Sayler & Sons Excavating and US Bank.

Soups, bread & desserts!
Bowls After Dark: A Tavola, Bistro at Marshdale, Bistro Colorado, Creekside Cellars, Mt. Vernon Country Club, 240 Union, Tuscany Tavern, Willow Creek, In Good Taste Catering, Loie Evans and Kimberly Reese, Monika's Cookies, Village Patisserie.

Mountain Bowls: Keys on the Green, La Cuisine of Evergreen Catering, Brook's Place Tavern, Twin Forks Tavern, Aspen Peak Cellars, Fresh Tracks Foods & Catering, Smiling Moose Deli, Hideaway Kitchen & Bar of Genesee, Zoka's Restaurant & Bar, Aspen Perk Cafe, JJ Madwell's, DW's 285 Diner, Los 3 Garcias, Cabin Creek Smokehouse BBQ, Golden Stix, Wing Wagon, Starbucks Conifer, Safeway Conifer 2792, Cafe at the Place, Hiwan Country Club, Revival Brews, Whippletree, Domino's Pizza, Alpine Pastries, Seasonally Yours Evergreen Taffy Co. and Fresh Fudge Too, King Soopers Conifer.

Volunteers: Mountain Resource Center volunteers and community volunteers came out in force to support Bowls! Thank you to all friends who attended our events and participated in Bowl Painting parties, i.e. moms, dads, kids, book clubs, tennis teams, social and church groups, scouts, Poms and all the schools that participated: Elk Creek Elementary, Deer Creek Elementary, Marshdale Elementary, Bergen Valley Elementary, West Jeff Middle School, Conifer High School, Evergreen High School and Platte Canyon High School.

From all of us at Mountain Resource Center:

Thank You

Mountain Resource Center Services

Mountain Resource Center is a community-based nonprofit organization that provides an array of services that include the following.

Visit the site information by clicking on the desired service name below.


Client Stories

Articulate, educated and motivated, Annika was in the midst of a difficult transition when she sought help from Mountain Resource Center this summer. Having just moved to Bailey with her husband and infant daughter, she didn’t know where to turn for local resources.  The 30-year-old with a bachelor’s degree in French and political science wanted to find employment, so her husband, just out of the Army, could spend more time bonding with their daughter. They were living on family property but had few other resources.A Johnson

When Annika saw a flyer for the Mountain Resource Center in the Bailey Library, she became relieved and excited. “Oh, yay, resources,” she thought, and immediately called for an appointment.

“I felt welcomed from the moment I came to the Mountain Resource Center, from the front desk to the rest of the staff.  I really like the motto ‘Neighbors Helping Neighbors,” Annika says. “And I got hooked into an awesome set of resources.”

Karen helped Annika navigate through the health care system, so her family had no gap in insurance coverage.  And Heather served as her career counselor. 

“Heather worked hard to get me prepared for job interviews; we did a mock phone interview, revamped my resume; and talked about how to negotiate with a potential  employer after getting a job offer,” Annika says. In addition, she took Excel computer classes and was able to get some help with the family’s immediate need for food and diapers.

“One of the things that most impressed me was that the staff bent over backward to get onsite childcare for me so I could attend the classes,” Annika says. “I was grateful they understood the complicated needs of families.”

The result – in October Annika was offered a job as a parent educator at the Family and Intercultural Resource Center in Silverthorne. She and her family have relocated to Leadville for the job.

“Mountain Resource Center is a great resource for people in transition periods.  My generation is overeducated and underemployed. The economy is recovering, but it’s still touch and go for people my age,” Annika says.  “We have student debt that we can’t get paid off. And people with an education still need some extra help in career development.”

“I was able to take advantage of a number of programs. I highly recommend the Mountain Resource Center to anyone in transition,” she says.

Mountain Resource Center  - 11030 Kitty Drive/P.O. Box 425 - Conifer, CO 80433 - (303)838-7552

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