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SEEKING PUBLIC COMMENT

Expires:06.09.2011

the u.s. forest service is seeking public comment on a project in custer county that would restore the forest ecosystem to a healthier condition. questions about this proposal or more information can be found online.

•Contact Info:
•Phone: DennisPage at 719-269-8528.
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.fs.usda.gov/psicc/sc


GIVE PEAS A CHANCE CAMPAIGN
THE 'GIVE PEAS A CHANCE CAMPAIGN' IS TO HELP FEED, SHELTER AND CLOTHE THE HOMELESS AND NEEDY. ITEMS NEEDED MOST INCLUDE: ADULT WHITE TUBE SOCKS, COFFEE, SUGAR,LARGE CANS OF DICED TOMATOS, CORN, TOMATO SAUCE AND GREEN BEANS. DONATIONS CAN BE DROPPED OFF THROUGH JANUARY 31ST AT THE LIBERAL STORE & RAINY DAYS SILKSCREEN STUDIO LOCATED IN THE DEPOT ARTS DISTRICT (UNDER THE COLORADO AVENUE BRIDGE).
•Contact Info: HELPS OUT THE MARIAN HOUSE
•Phone: 719-471-2546 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Ask for Diann Webb)
•Contact Person: 218 WEST COLORADO AVENUE - SUITE 104

•Email: rainydays@mcleodusa.net


Nurture nature
Get out in it and volunteer to teach children in the outdoors, or assist guests in the visitor centers, in North Cheyenne Cañon Park. Training is provided.
Contact: 385-6089

Spouses and Significant Others Peer Support Group for PTSD

offered through the Department of Veterans Affairs.

  Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Colorado Springs VA Clinic, 25 N. Spruce St.
Call Lorie Jackson for more information at 687-6249. 

PTSD Peer-Led Support Group

Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m.
 685-1965
Veterans' Affairs Clinic 
25 N. Spruce St., #207
667-5588

a support group for the spouses or significant others of a veteran or current military person suffering with PTSD.   


PROGRAM FOR HOMELESS VETERANS

la puente recently started a program for homeless veterans struggling with substance abuse and / or mental illness. the six month to one year program provides transitional housing, one on one case management, transportation to appointments and a tailored plan to help veterans get back on their feet.

•Contact Info: 317 State Ave. Alamosa, Co 81101
•Phone: (719) 589-5909
•Contact Person: LA PUENTE’S VOLUNTEER COORDINATION AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION OFFIC


Making time 
Donate your time at this hospice, even on nights or weekends, by helping with prescription animal therapy, or as a courier volunteer, vigil volunteer, helping hand volunteer. Contact the hospice for more.
Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care volunteer call
Contact: 633-3400 ext. 600, pikespeakhospice.org

RESCUE MISSION NEEDS VOLUNTEERS


THE SPRINGS RESCUE MISSION NEEDS VOLUNTEERS WILLING TO ELEVATE THE PIKES PEAK REGION COMMUNITY. THE MISSION HAS EXPANDED ITS VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENT WITH MANY MORE OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO GIVE BACK THROUGH YOUR TIME, TALENT AND ABILITIES IN SERVICE TO OTHERS. IMMEDIATE POSITIONS NEEDED INCLUDE: DRIVERS AND ASSISTANTS FOR DAILY FOOD PICKUPS, COOKS, VARIOUS RECOVERY PROGRAM POSITIONS, INCLUDING COORDINATORS, RECEPTIONIST, DONATION INTAKE ASSISTANTS, AND FOOD DISTRIBUTION ASSISTANTS. Ê
•Contact Info:
•Phone: (719) 314-2347
•Contact Person:


•Email: eleanorv@mysrm.org


•Web: www.springsrescuemission.org


LOW COST HEALTH INSURANCE
MANY FAMILIES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR LOW COST HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR THEIR KIDS BUT MAY NOT BE AWARE OF THAT FACT. THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES WANTS YOU TO KNOW THERE'S A TOLL FREE NUMBER AND ONLINE INFORMATION ABOUT ENROLING IN THE CHILDRENS HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
•Contact Info:
•Phone: 877-kids-now
•Contact Person:
•Web: www.insurekidsnow.gov


PTSD Support Group

Tuesdays, Thursdays, 4-5:30 p.m.
Soldier Life Center 
1767 S. Eighth St., #100
471-0800

for soldiers experiencing nightmares, flashbacks, insomnia, irritability, and/or hyper-vigilance. Meet with other soldiers who are experiencing the same symptoms. Facilitated by licensed therapist. Confidential. Covered by Tricare.  


 

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Article on 2007 week-long trip down the Smith River, started on May 10 is here

Report from Idaho on a Wounded Warrior Project trip

Website for documentary of Wounded Warrior Trip on Smith River


Healthcare For All Colorado.org




CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)

is seeking volunteers for the Supervised Exchange and Parenting Time program.

Call 447-9898 ext. 1020 or visit casappr.org for more.


North Cheyenne Canyon
Park Volunteers

Donate time at Starsmore Discovery Center and Helen Hunt Falls as a volunteer. Duties include front desk reception, greeting visitors and interpretive activities with fall school groups. Adults 18 and older preferred, teen volunteers accepted.
Contact: 385-6086, springsgov.com (go to City Agencies; Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services; Volunteering)

 
The Southern Colorado Pajama Program is seeking donations of new pajamas and books to deliver to children in need living in group homes and foster care. Call 201-1497 or visit pajamaprogram.org for more.

Make of this what you will, but I got this email from CASA today:

<<Please remove us from your website.  We did not give permission to be listed on your page. 
 
Sincerely, Lori Jenness>>
 
Lori Jenness
Director of Volunteer Services
CASA of the Pikes Peak Region
701 S. Cascade Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Office: 719-447-9898 ext 1008
Fax: 719-667-1818

 

Visit our website at www.casappr.org.

Of course I wrote back to say in no uncertain terms I would not remove this entry for a group doing such great work, and don't need her permissioin to place this call for volunteers. I will continue to support the fantasic work done there (and hope you do too) and ignore this silly posturing from one member.


Humanity In Action call for Diversity and Democracy scholarships by Feb 7, 2008

Front Range Wildlife is seeking animal care, rescue and transport, fundraising, event planning and other volunteers for Spring/Summer 2007. Call 964-7826 or visit frontrangewildlife.org to register.


Teller County Regional Animal Shelter, a no-kill animal shelter in Divide, seeks volunteers to walk or groom dogs, play with cats, run errands, work in the office and more. Call 686-7707 or visit tcrascolorado.com for more.


Big Brothers Big Sisters is seeking volunteers to serve as mentors to local youth as part of a new program. Go for walks, play in the park, watch movies, play board games, cook food and share other positive experiences with kids each week. Call 633-2443 or visit bbbscolo.org/pikespeak for more.



Ellicott Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, seeking tax-deductible contributions to help feed and provide medical care for wildlife in rehabilitation. Call 683-8152 or visit ellicottwildlife.com for more.

PBS Frontline reports on demand online:

http://www.rmpbs.org/media/frontlineVideo.html



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