On Saturday, July 10th 12 energetic missionaries volunteered at the Rose Roots Community Garden in Arvada CO. The group of missionaries turned a horse manure pile and weeded common areas. According to Patricia Sacks, “They approached these mundane but necessary tasks with a positive attitude, cheerfully tossing manure and pulling our pernicious weeds with vigor.”…

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Thanks to all those who helped on June 20th, 2021 assembling refugee hygiene kits! World Refugee Day is an international holiday set on June 20th of each year. Organized by the United Nations it is meant to celebrate and recognize from around the world. In Aurora, the community met together and built more than 25…

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Young women ages 11-17 gathered together recently to assemble a donation for IMPACT for distribution to the homeless. IMPACT is dedicated to helping individuals and families in need and the homeless to regain their humanity. IMPACT has many programs that provide long-term and short-term solutions and one of those is IMPACT Humanity. IMPACT Humanity is…

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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 2019 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ended its very long relationship with the Boy Scouts of America. As a youth, I attended a Scout Camp every summer from ages 11 to 15 and they were a highlight of my teenage years. With COVID concerns dissipating, this summer was a prime opportunity…

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We express our deep sorrow at the senseless violence and tragic deaths of 10 people in the recent Boulder, Colorado shootings. Like so many others, our hearts grieve with the families, friends, and communities affected by these terrible events. With tender feelings, we acknowledge that we are truly all neighbors and, in the admonition of…

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