COMMUNITY STEPS UP, EXCEEDS FUND GOAL AGAIN

COMMUNITY STEPS UP, EXCEEDS FUND GOAL AGAIN

BY MATT STEINER Tales of financial relief for a grandmother struggling to care for her three grandkids and another that had a 19-year-old who has been in and out of trouble finally getting his high school diploma highlighted the success stories that came out of The...

Teen finding his future at Urban Peak

ELLIE COLE Aaron Turner was barely 15 and a half years old when he left home, and he remained homeless for about two and a half years. During that time, he went to Cedar Springs, a mental health center in Colorado Springs. He said he had nowhere to go, and Cedar...
Mercy's Gate helps after grandkids move in

Mercy's Gate helps after grandkids move in

ELLIE COLE Rosetta Smith tries to avoid asking for help unless she is in dire need. But her daughter was going through a difficult period in her life, and without asking, she left her three children with Smith. “Caring for them was too much of a strain for myself,”...
Red Cross volunteers help people cope

Red Cross volunteers help people cope

ELLIE COLE The most gratifying part of volunteering with the Pikes Peak Chapter of the American Red Cross for Tony Dallago is seeing the impact that he and the other volunteers can make on those in need. According to its website, the American Red Cross relies on...