Denver | Intermountain West’s Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Sunday - January 17

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Did you know that #MLKDay is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service, to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities?

Check out this #NationalDayofService opportunity in Jeffco below!

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Virtual food drive to benefit Jeffco Action Center · Presidential Inaugural Committee

Join us for a virtual hangout on the 18th, and contribute to our food drive, or drop off at the Action Cente...

We are so happy to report--thanks to Feeding Our Community and our amazing volunteers--Homeward Alliance was able to distribute 1,776 meals to previously homeless, now housed families and individuals over the pandemic. More details about the network:

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"Already in the grip of a stubborn drought, Utah is facing a bleak water year with snow accumulations far below normal for this point in the winter." #ThinkWaterUtah #MyWaterStory #WaterWays

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As drought continues, Utah‘s water outlook gets bleaker

Utah is off to one of its poorest water years on record with snowpacks and reservoirs far below where they nor...

In a press release on Tuesday, @SchoolLunch called on Congress to permanently offer school meals to all students at no charge through the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs. Way to go, @SchoolLunch! 👏

Read more:

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Larry Stebbins, known in Colorado Springs gardening circles as “The Garden Father”, is spearheading The Backyard Garden Project along with the El Paso County Colorado State University Extension.

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Nice read from hbr. Perhaps we add "nonprofit" to the authors words to then read . . .#nonprofit Leaders who ask powerful questions have the greatest success in both seizing new opportunities and addressing unexpected challenges—and they build cultures. . . into the future.

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Leaders who ask powerful and inspiring questions are able seize new opportunities and address unexpected challenges. Here are 3 ways to lead authentically during times of uncertainty.

Did you know that you can get a specialty #DonateLife license plate? There are thousands of these license plates out there throughout the state, do you have one? If you do, leave "💙💚" in the comments!
More information: #SayYes #Colorado

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It’s not too soon to start thinking about next year’s garden – particularly when it comes to creating an environmentally sustainable space.

Join Utah Humanities for a Community Conversation: Climate Change from an Indigenous Perspective. Register at the link in this email and join us this Wednesday, January 20th!

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"There’s no doubt that pedaling in areas of snow and ice can be more challenging, but with good prep and planning, bike riding can be a year-round activity."

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Seven Hot Tips for Cold-Weather Biking

RTC hopes these tips will help you embrace and enjoy winter riding, but, if you’re new to it, just take ...

"Coloradans need real relief now. The more we can do to support struggling families and help boost our local communities now, the stronger we’ll bounce back once this public health crisis is over." Governor @jaredpolis @GovofCO #coleg #copolitics #COIVD

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2021 is shaping up to be a big year in health care. Every Thursday, @tradeoffspod will break down the issues in health care everyone is talking about. New episode explores how to improve vaccine uptake in nursing homes. Listen and subscribe:

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Sunday watch! Katrina Miller of Blackat Video Productions made this beautiful film “The Silence of Quarantine,” as part of our Creative Neighborhoods: COVID-19 Work Projects. Learn more about this project and over 60 more at

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