Update on the Eviction Moratorium

As we enter into July, the eviction moratorium is set to expire at the end of the month on July 31st. The moratorium has provided vital protections for the community during the pandemic. We want to help prepare our community for this upcoming transition by providing resources that may be of help: Resource Lists/Hotlines Adams [...]

Update on the Eviction Moratorium2021-07-06T10:00:30-06:00

COVID-19: Reflections One Year In

A feature from Karen Fox Elwell, Growing Home CEO   March 13, 2020 – a day forever etched into my mind. I drove to work that morning knowing I was about to make one of the hardest decisions of my career to date - would Growing Home close as schools had, transition to fully remote [...]

COVID-19: Reflections One Year In2021-03-15T16:00:33-06:00

New Year, New Goals for 2021

By Karen Fox Elwell, President and CEO As we begin 2021 and set our own personal new year’s resolutions, so too do we as an organization set out new goals and plans for the coming year. Growing Home is entering the final year of our existing strategic plan.  This plan has been our north star since 2018 and has [...]

New Year, New Goals for 20212021-01-11T14:57:25-07:00

The Impact of COVID-19 on Participants

As a part of Growing Home’s commitment to creating a more thriving and equitable north Metro Denver region, one family at a time, we often connect the families we work with to different groups conducting community needs assessments. Recently 31 participants from Growing Home provided feedback for a community needs assessment for Adams County. Thirty-one [...]

The Impact of COVID-19 on Participants2020-12-01T11:39:27-07:00

Coming Full Circle: A Family Success Story

Growing Home recently had a visit by a family that, years ago, had taken part in numerous Growing Home services. This family originally came to Growing Home in crisis, seeking supplemental food and housing assistance. Once they were stabilized through these supports, they began taking Incredible Years parenting classes. The mother first took this class [...]

Coming Full Circle: A Family Success Story2020-09-08T11:01:21-06:00

Parents as Teachers Success Story

The Russo family has lived in Westminster for over 14 years where they are raising their three children ages 12, 11, and 4. To support their family, the mother, Sarah, and the father, Jacob, both work full time; Sarah as a babysitter and Jacob as a construction worker. Four years ago Sarah and Johnny, her [...]

Parents as Teachers Success Story2020-08-03T15:44:23-06:00

Reflection on Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A feature from Growing Home CEO, Karen Fox Elwell.   2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic have thrown many challenges at Growing Home. I am so proud that we have risen to the occasion and persevered throughout this time. We continue to fulfill our mission and vision and have a meaningful impact in the lives of [...]

Reflection on Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Pandemic2020-07-13T13:37:07-06:00

Paycheck to Paycheck is Now Day by Day

A message from Growing Home's Food Access and Justice Coordinator, Paula Martin Carvajal   Day by day, we are having to modify the “conveniences in our lifestyles” to the changing times around us. There are messages of solidarity in the streets; like the neighborhoods under lockdown in Spain that, in the evenings, have joined forces [...]

Paycheck to Paycheck is Now Day by Day2020-03-18T11:29:20-06:00

Additional COVID-19 Updates

As an organization with a vision of our entire community working together to ensure families have a place to call home, food on the table, and opportunities to pursue their dreams, we realize we have a responsibility to support those most vulnerable in our community at this critical time. This enduring value guides us as [...]

Additional COVID-19 Updates2020-03-16T11:22:09-06:00

Growing Home Update: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

As the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 begins to spread around Colorado and the United States and continues across the world, Growing Home is monitoring the situation to ensure the safety and wellness of our staff, volunteers, and families. While we are taking extra precautions, our commitment to providing community support will remain a priority. Growing [...]

Growing Home Update: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)2020-03-12T15:45:26-06:00
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