Nonprofits

Style ‘N’ Stones to sell handmade jewelry for a good cause

The 14th annual Style ‘N’ Stones Jewelry Show on Friday will feature local jewelry artists and benefit the Cancer Coalition of Southwest Colorado, helping local cancer patients go through treatment...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango nonprofits to infuse $100,000 into the local economy

Nonprofits in Durango often go to local businesses with an ask: Will you please donate? Now, those organizations have an opportunity to turn the tables, asking not what businesses can do for them,...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four nonprofits receive $70,000 in grants for health, wellness

Four local nonprofits were awarded tens of thousands of dollars in grants Thursday that will be used to improve and expand wellness services in La Plata County. Rocky Mountain Health Foundation ,...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nonprofit envisions village for homeless, impoverished

A proposed village could provide residents experiencing poverty and homelessness a chance at homeownership. Community Compassion Outreach , a new nonprofit in Durango, envisions a 10- to 15-unit...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez to host Rural Philanthropy Days

Southwest Rural Philanthropy Days will be held in Cortez this year Sept. 12-14. The sold-out conference provides information, networking and professional trainings for community organizations that...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Good Food Collective harvests thousands of pounds for families in need

Millions of pounds of produce are ripening in the fields this fall across Montezuma and La Plata counties, and The Good Food Collective wants to make sure the nutritious harvest is delivered to...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mexican Rotary club visits Durango for inspiration

Anna Mier found a tour of Manna soup kitchen’s garden and learning kitchen an inspiring example of community building and a model her Rotary group in Juárez, Mexico, might replicate to help some of...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe cuts funding to social services nonprofit

The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council has told Southern Ute Community Action Programs that it plans to withdraw all support to the organization by Dec. 31. SUCAP operates six social service...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Olympian Todd Wells joins forces with Durango Derailers to help families using Children’s Hospital Colorado

Three-time Olympian Todd Wells retired from professional mountain biking after the 2017 season. While the nation’s top mountain bikers tackle the trails in West Virginia at the national...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

American Legion hosts Summerfest Carnival July 20-21

The inaugural Cortez Summerfest Carnival will take place Friday and Saturday at the American Legion grounds, 320 N. Harrison Street. The new fundraiser will have carnival rides, games, food, and...

DATE: July 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Funding delayed for long-term plan to address homelessness

Long-term plans to address homelessness may be delayed as a result of uncertain budget impacts to local governments stemming from the 416 Fire. The city of Durango and La Plata County are bracing...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Those evacuated during 416 Fire eligible for financial aid

Residents evacuated during the 416 Fire are now eligible to apply for Community Emergency Relief Fund financial assistance. “Some people were evacuated for two weeks, so this funding should provide...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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