Nonprofit Palooza

Mt. Sopris Historical Society

 


Mt. Sopris Historical Society preserves and enriches the cultural heritage of Carbondale residents. For this morning’s Nonprofit Palooza, Raleigh Burleigh speaks with executive director Beth White.

Tabor Opera House

The historic Tabor Opera House in Leadville is hosting a nonprofit palooza of their own, inviting local nonprofits to participate in a concert gala. Proceeds go to the St. Vincent Hospital Foundation and towards rehabilitating of the Tabor Opera House. Tickets are available here.

Advocate Safehouse Project

For thirty years, Advocate Safehouse Project has provided resources for people to overcome abusive relationships. For today’s Nonprofit Palooza, Raleigh Burleigh speaks with community education advocate Sarah Buckley to learn more.

Chelsea Self, GWS Post Independent


YouthZone is in the midst of its annual fundraiser called Ascent. It’s only 2 years old and replaced Kiss-n-Squeal. For this afternoon’s Nonprofit Palooza, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talks to YouthZone executive director Lori Mueller about Ascent and why it’s been successful.

Latino Folk Art Garden

News Director Raleigh Burleigh learns more about the Rio Grande ARTway from executive director of Carbondale Arts Amy Kimberly.

AZYEP

The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program is now a teenager -  17-years old, in fact. Co-director Beth Wysong sits down with KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh to talk about the program and why youngsters love it.

AH Marsh photo

A wildlife rehabilitation center in Silt has been saving animals since 1984. For today’s Nonprofit Palooza, Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Nanci Limbach, director of the Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation.

The Arts Campus at Willits


The Arts Campus at Willits intends to provide music, entertainment and culture to the Roaring Fork Valley. The organization recently opened a venue called The Temporary to begin programming shows. News Director Raleigh Burleigh speaks with managing director Ryan Honey and vice president of the board Marc Breslin.

Aspen Hope Center

September is National Suicide Awareness Month and for today's Nonprofit Palooza, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh welcomes Michelle Meuthing, director and co-founder of the Aspen Hope Center. The center's 24/7 crisis line number is 970.925.5858.

Valley Settlement

 


For this morning’s Nonprofit Palooza, News Director Raleigh Burleigh learns about Valley Settlement, empowering families through education.

 

Asentamiento del Valle se enfoca en mejorar a nuestras comunidades atreves de la educación.

Rifle Animal Shelter


Heather Mullen is the executive director of the Rifle Animal Shelter. For today’s Nonprofit Palooza, she talks to KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh about the shelter and why she’s been working there for 11 years.

Spellbinders

Spellbinders, headquartered in Carbondale, brings the art of storytelling to classrooms in the Roaring Fork Valley and throughout the United States of America. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh spoke with executive director Catherine Johnson to learn more about the organization.

English in Action

English in Action helps to bridge cultural divides by pairing an enthusiastic tutor with a student eager to learn English and participate in the community. News Director Raleigh Burleigh interviews Executive Director Lara Beaulieu.

Amy Hadden Marsh for Post Independent


Grand River Health in Rifle has hosted Meals on Wheels since 1976. For this afternoon’s Nonprofit Palooza, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Kaaren Peck, director of the program, about how it works and why it works so well. More information about becoming a driver for Meals on Wheels is available by calling Kaaren at 625.6423 or Dee at 625.6215.

Mind Springs Health broke ground this week on the new West Springs Psychiatric Hospital in Grand Junction. Regional Director Jackie Skramstad talks to KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh about the  hospital and more.

GWS Historical Society

Bill Kight, director of the Glenwood Springs Historical Society and the Frontier Museum, talks about the new Doc Holliday Museum in downtown Glenwood Springs, October's Ghost Walk, and more.