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In April of 2018 Foothills United Way was happy to host a graduation for individuals in the Personal Investment Enterprise (PIE) program. Since 2001, PIE has celebrated 294 graduates. To learn more about his program, or donate to support your community, visit: https://www.unitedwayfoothills.org/PIE We had the pleasure of listening to...
Friday, May 11, 2018
Last December, Deja Loa Forsythe graduated with a degree in Marketing from Metropolitan State University of Denver. She always knew she wanted to get a degree, and when she found herself struggling to pay for school, she looked to the Personal Investment Enterprise (PIE) program for help.   "My aunt told me about the PIE program when I was trying...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Foothills United Way’s commitment to community resilience is strong!  With our latest round of awards, we have now invested in a dozen ground-breaking Resilience projects that are unique because they provide a permanent impact with a one-time investment.  Congratulations to the creative problem-solvers in our community that have identified a need...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
We live in a community with many advantages.  It’s easy for many of us to go through each day and enjoy what’s before us, often taking for granted the energy, human capital and sweat required to keep things flowing smoothly.  When we take the time to see who’s standing with us in line at the grocery, walking past us on the sidewalk or serving us...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Stable housing is a pretty basic need.  Without it, folks experience stress, face uncertainty, and kids try to adjust to multiple schools in a single year as rising rents push a family from one apartment to the next.   Community is important!  With stable housing, kids have confidence they “belong” somewhere, they have a sense of security and a...
Friday, October 13, 2017
“Just Say Yes!” Our region’s biggest annual demonstration of community caring just occurred last Friday, Sept 8.  Foothills United Way’s Day of Caring deployed 1,100 hard-working volunteers to 64 community work sites all across Boulder and Broomfield counties.  We delivered over $114,000 worth of free labor to community organizations and...
Thursday, September 14, 2017
There are people who go through hardship and their resilience and diligence become an example for others; Buren Tsegmid is the personification of this. Buren moved to the United States in 1999 with her husband and young son on a student visa with plans to complete a Professional Medical English Program, an OBGYN in her home country of Mongolia,...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
John Newcomb, a senior in the Broomfield community, has lived an interesting life.  John was born in Southeast Oklahoma, but after twenty-three years in the Navy, he has lived all over the world.  After retiring from the Navy, John felt a calling to work with a very specific population: troubled teenagers.  He worked for over twenty years at...
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Foothills United Way recently invested major, founding capital into an initiative that stands out for its collaborative nature, ingenuity, and replicability. It turns out that in a child’s first 18 years, they are in school only 9% of the time!  In that limited amount of time, a child must absorb and become fluent in all the education we expect...
Friday, August 4, 2017

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