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Success Stories


We Don't Waste (NEW)


We Don’t Waste systematically recovers unused food from venues, events, caterers, restaurants and other major food purveyors and delivers it to community-based, non-profit agencies serving vulnerable populations—at no cost to the donor or the recipient agency.


We Don’t Waste is the most effective organization systematically gathering what would otherwise be wasted food, and delivering it to the neediest organizations in the Denver Metro area. Since September 2009...(see more)


We Don't Waste Example Photo



Academic Mentors Project: Himanvi Kopuri's Story (NEW)


Himanvi Kopuri, a bright, motivated, 7th grader at Hamilton Middle School has always dreamed of becoming a medical doctor. Thanks to the Academic Mentors Project from Community Resources, Inc., Himanvi was paired with a student from the University of Colorado Medical School. Himanvi’s mentor spent hours teaching her about the human body and instructing her in basic medical procedures such as suturing and blood pressure measurement. The mentorship included field trips and hands on activities designed to match her individual interests. By the end of the mentorship...(see more)


 Himanvi and Laura

Dick’s Wish of a Lifetime

Dick O. is an energetic and lively 88-year-old from Golden, Colorado. Dick’s Wish of a Lifetime was to visit Quantico Marine Base to deliver his father's WWI memorabilia that will be displayed in Quantico's Marine Corps Museum.Dick was a member of the 10th Mountain Division during WWII...(See More)

Dick O. - Wish of A Lifetime

Archway Foal Rescue and Training: Bonnie's Story


This is Archway Foal Rescue and Training's  youngest, Bonnie,  she came from a local sale barn. Most horses from this sale end up going to slaughter in Mexico or  Canada. Bonnie was only one month old, too young to be away from her mother. She was cold and frightened...(See More)

Bonnie the horse at Archway Wild

Marillac Clinic: Dale Johnson's Story


 When Dale Johnson began visiting Marillac Clinic he was unemployed and had no health insurance. He needed emergency treatment to address his dental pain. Dale said, “I wouldn’t have any teeth otherwise. I couldn’t have asked for better service.” In the not too distant past...(See More)

Dale Johnson at the Marillac Clinic