Position: Creating Community

Email: timw@downtowndurango.org

About: is the executive director of the Durango Business Improvement District.

United Way donations go to education, health, more

United Way of Southwest Colorado’s annual fundraising drive is in full swing. To date, United Way has reached 28 percent of its goal. Donations are accepted at any time but need to be submitted by...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2010 | COLUMN: Creating Community

United Way’s 10 easy ways to donate

Live United has been United Way of Southwest Colorado’s theme for the last few years. United Way has found in its 39 years of service to Southwest Colorado that when people join together for the...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2010 | COLUMN: Creating Community

United Way goes beyond fundraising

Most people know that United Way raises money for local nonprofit organizations each year in the fall. That is when we are typically the most visible. What is less known is the quiet work behind...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2010 | COLUMN: Creating Community

Durango Wine Experience to benefit local United Way

The 4th annual Durango Wine Experience will be held in downtown Durango on May 6, 7 and 8. This three-day event is thearea's only real wine festival. Wine aficionados and those who want to learn...

DATE: April 28, 2010 | COLUMN: Creating Community

Help people in tough times with United Way donation

United Way of Southwest Colorado is putting the finishing touches on our annual fundraising campaign. There is stilltime to donate to help us address a myriad of needs in the communities of...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2010 | COLUMN: Creating Community

Nonprofits try to weather storm

The Colorado Nonprofit Association released an update to its “Weathering the Storm" report last week. This report showsthe nonprofit sector in Colorado continues to feel the pinch from the economic...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2009 | COLUMN: Creating Community

'Live United' helps entire community

United Way believes that everyone living in Southwest Colorado wants to help his or her community to be the best it canbe.Most people would agree, but it is hard to know what to do to help an...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2009 | COLUMN: Creating Community

Southwest Colorado exhibits strong support for United Way

My parents were in town last week and I started thinking about what makes Southwest Colorado such a great place to live and to visit.My answer is borrowed from something Jeff Hammond from Basin...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2009 | COLUMN: Creating Community

Fundraising moving along for United Way

United Way of Southwest Colorado has started its annual fundraising drive in earnest.While payroll deduction continues to be the main way United Way generates donations, several recent fundraising...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2009 | COLUMN: Creating Community

United Way helps get ready for school

Remember how you felt the first day of school? Would your teachers be nice? Would you make new friends?For some children today, the questions are different. Will they have a chance for a quality...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2009 | COLUMN: Creating Community

United Way campaign taking off

United Way of Southwest Colorado is busy raising money for the best human-services programs in our community.As noted in last month's column, our campaign goal for this fall and winter is $755,000....

DATE: July 22, 2009 | COLUMN: Creating Community

United Way staying busy helping our community

I just arrived in San Antonio to see family for my summer vacation. The drive was uneventful, but long. On the 1,000-mile journey, I had time to reflect on everything United Way has accomplished...

DATE: June 24, 2009 | COLUMN: Creating Community