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Nonprofit Spotlight: Rise Against Suicide

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In 2009, Rise Against Suicide started as the Second Wind Fund of Boulder County, an affiliate of the Denver nonprofit with the same name. In 2011, they became their own 501(c)(3) and in 2020, they changed their name to Rise Against Suicide which was influenced by two factors.  The first reason was they saw the […] Read More »

New Partner Spotlight – Chris and Letitia Calvert

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Letitia and Chris Calvert met in front of the Engineering Center on campus at CU-Boulder in 1992, where she was a Boulder native engineering student, and he was fresh off active duty. They raised two boys in Boulder with both graduating from Fairview and joining the Military. “All of a sudden, we were retired from […] Read More »

Nonprofit Spotlight: TLC Learning Center

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For 66 years, the TLC Learning Center (TLC) has been serving the community of Longmont. TLC has had 13 different names over the course of its history with the most recent being the Tiny Tim Center. TLC serves children ages birth through 12 years old in a variety of ways. They have nine childcare classrooms […] Read More »

Nonprofit Spotlight: TEENS, Inc.

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by Jennifer Bradford TEENS, Inc. was one of the first nonprofit organizations in which Social Venture Partners Boulder County (SVP) invested. The relationship began in 2001 and TEENS, Inc. graduated from SVP’s Catapult program in 2005. That graduation is one of the first events that Executive Director, Stephen LeFaiver, attended as the leader of TEENS, […] Read More »

New Partner Spotlight – Jorge Méndez

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It is our pleasure to introduce our community to Jorge Méndez, one of SVP’s new Board members, who just started his board term on January 1st of this year. After working in the Boulder County community for five years, Jorge Méndez, saw the opportunity to join SVP’s Board of Directors as a way to help […] Read More »

Nonprofit Spotlight: OUR Center

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by Jennifer Bradford Outreach United Resource (OUR) Center, a Family Resource Center, provides critical services to residents of greater Longmont to become and remain self-sufficient. Since 1986, their programs offer a “hand-up not a hand-out” by providing food, clothing, training, childcare, direct financial assistance, and resources to those who need it. OUR Center filled the […] Read More »

New Partner Spotlight – Madeline Tomseth

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As a new SVP Partner and a fairly new resident of Boulder County, Madeline Tomseth joined SVP Boulder County to learn more about philanthropy and the local nonprofit sector. “While looking around for opportunities, time and time again I was referred back to SVP as the best place to not only get involved with the […] Read More »