8th-graders at Heath Middle School make industrial arts projects for Weld County organizations

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With the help of their teacher, and a grant from the Success Foundation Serving Greeley-Evans Schools, students at Heath Middle School completed projects for Weld County nonprofits and showed them to community members Friday. A sign hangs on one of the tables eighth grade industrial arts students made for the Weld County Food Bank. Students …

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Thank You for Being Part of Colorado Gives Day

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Thank you for participating in Colorado Gives Day and for supporting LFS! This year, we received 220 donations totaling $83,865! Proving once again that Coloradans are committed to the vital nonprofits that support the fabric of our community. Because of your kindness and generosity, we are able to respond to the critical social and emotional …

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How at-risk people can become stranded in hospitals for weeks

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A 9Wants to Know investigation is revealing a growing problem: at-risk people abandoned by families and nursing facilities stranded inside metro-area hospitals for weeks, sometimes months, and even years at a time. On any given day, dozens of people find themselves alone and stranded in hospital rooms without anywhere to go because they have no …

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Anchor House, Habitat Receive Block Grants

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Broomfield City Council has approved nearly $280,000 in Community Development Block Grants for two affordable housing projects at two Broomfield churches. Anchor House Inc., the nonprofit formed by Lutheran Church of Hope for a housing project aimed at helping foster children who age out of the system, was awarded $227,230 for architectural design and engineering …

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Striving for a Better Life

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Hints of cinnamon and cardamom drift through Kareem Alshami’s Colorado Springs restaurant, bearing promises of kubba labannia, beef and chicken kabobs. The spices come from the Middle East, shipped especially for this slender man with curly, salt-and-pepper hair. Some of the delicious scents are readily identifiable, others more mysterious. He is asked what they are. …

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