El Pomar Foundation http://www.kunc.org en Valued For Dedication As Food Bank Volunteer http://www.kunc.org/post/valued-dedication-food-bank-volunteer <p>Approximately 13,000 people come to the Food Bank for Larimer County every month to pick up basic food items that they cannot afford.&nbsp;It takes someone with genuine compassion to care for the individuals who pass through those doors each day. The Food Bank has found that in veteran volunteer Tina Deringer.</p><p> Thu, 29 Dec 2011 12:11:25 +0000 19271 at http://www.kunc.org Valued For Dedication As Food Bank Volunteer Rosa Gonzales Gives Emergency Assistance http://www.kunc.org/post/rosa-gonzales-gives-emergency-assistance <p>You have a $932 utility bill and no way to pay it. Imagine that it&rsquo;s winter, and if your electricity gets shut off, you will have no heat. Imagine you have a daughter who just had surgery and can&rsquo;t work and has four kids you for which you are caring.</p><p>That&rsquo;s only one situation that Rosa Gonzales has dealt with as the emergency assistance coordinator of Catholic Charities of Larimer County. The agency is a recipient of the Northern Colorado Empty Stocking Fund.</p> Sun, 25 Dec 2011 12:51:11 +0000 19188 at http://www.kunc.org Rosa Gonzales Gives Emergency Assistance An Artist, Caretaker And Food Bank User http://www.kunc.org/post/artist-caretaker-and-food-bank-user <p>On a windy day in November, Kitt Caylor sits at her favorite bookstore, Anthology, sipping on a cup of coffee. She looks like any other 69-year-old woman.</p><p> Mon, 19 Dec 2011 13:15:11 +0000 19187 at http://www.kunc.org An Artist, Caretaker And Food Bank User Catholic Charities Of Weld Offers Help For Seniors http://www.kunc.org/post/catholic-charities-weld-offers-help-seniors <p>At 77 years old, Loretta Shaklee of Greeley found herself in a position she wasn&rsquo;t quite used to. She needed help. And she needed it quick.</p><p> Sun, 18 Dec 2011 13:34:27 +0000 19168 at http://www.kunc.org Catholic Charities Of Weld Offers Help For Seniors Connections: Advocacy & Assistance For The Community http://www.kunc.org/post/connections-advocacy-assistance-community <p>To walk into Connections for Independent Living&rsquo;s downtown Greeley location is to be greeted with brightly colored walls, open communal spaces, inspirational posters, a friendly smile and an introduction to Flash, the excitable blue betta fish. A warm welcome is only the beginning; the staff members work tirelessly to help people with any type of disability to gain the self-confidence, legal aid and funds necessary to live independently.</p><p> Fri, 16 Dec 2011 13:11:36 +0000 19169 at http://www.kunc.org Connections: Advocacy & Assistance For The Community