Help YouthZone Celebrate Colorado Gives Day!

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Carol Wolff Development Director Giving is one of the most gratifying feelings in the world, and better yet, one of the simplest. Gifts aren’t always material; sometimes they are simple acts of human kindness or supporting a cause that is important to you. Philanthropy is described as “the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money to good […]

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YouthZone’s Past Reaches Out

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Lori Mueller Executive Director In early September, Colorado Governor, Jarid Polis declared Sept. 6 through Sept. 12 Youth Awareness Week. The week featured daily activities to celebrate and honor youth with professional development and engagement opportunities. In his proclamation, the governor stated, “Youth are our future leaders and regardless if they are within an institutional […]

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Americorps VISTA Claire Hemme Lands At YouthZone

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By Staff   Claire Hemme’s journey to YouthZone began with an unplanned raft guiding position. After graduating from West Virginia University in the midst of the Covid-19 shutdown, Claire wasn’t sure how she would find a job.  As the pandemic raged on, callbacks became fewer and fewer. Searching for a job had become exhausting and fruitless. She was introduced to Americorps by a friend and applied to some VISTA programs […]

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YouthZone’s annual fundraiser to share local youth films during virtual film fest

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Carol Wolff Development Director Our communities have recognized YouthZone as a pillar in positive youth development and advocacy for 44 years. Serving adolescents and parents from Aspen to Parachute, YouthZone strives to keep our communities safe, our families strong and our youth responsible by providing young people the tools to succeed. Once a year, local […]

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