The Bird Conservancy of the Rockies lists its mission as “…the conservation of birds and their habitats through an integrated approach of science, education and land stewardship. ” As a Colorado-based nonprofit that has had a critical impact they always have a need for good and willing volunteers. Leah Dempsey, a local church member was…

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Each year the City of Brighton coordinates the “Help for Homes” event which connects volunteers with members of the community who could use a helping hand. This year the Brighton Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints put together five teams of volunteers (over sixty in total) to work on five of…

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In April 2020 local leaders received word that there was a critical need for blood drives in Colorado. An area wide partnership was launched with Vitalant. All 16 stakes (geographic groups of local congregations) in the Denver Metro area hosted drives with some doing multiple drives throughout the end of the year. In total 38…

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Last Saturday, December 14th , the Colorado Saints Chorale put on a special holiday concert in Brighton, Colorado, titled, Joy to the World. The concert featured soloists Lauren Flauding and Victoria Olson. There was also beautiful music provided on the strings by Chuck Skinner and Ellen Taylor (violin), Sara McFadden (cello), and Sierra Hicken on…

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Lisa Badal grew up in Westminster in a musical family. By age 8 she was playing both the piano and the violin. She played both instruments competitively throughout her childhood. When she went to school at Brigham Young University he majored in Music Education with the violin as her main instrument. To her shock, when…

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Elder Blackham knew it would be a sacrifice to give up his guitar and music while on his mission, but inspiration he felt in the Denver Temple gave him peace, “Give it to me and I can make it so much more.” With the help of other inspired elders and sisters, Elder Blackham was able…

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  For all who have volunteered time, talent or energy to others in need, it’s easy to understand the feeling of wanting to do more. You might wish for deeper pockets or unlimited resources to make your giving more significant. Today is the day where a bit of that wish comes true. December 4 is…

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