THANK YOU TO
for sponsoring the Build Community category. Since 1994, Bristol has served the people who live, work, and play side by side with us in our home state of Colorado, building community one beer at a time.
Located in the 1903 El Paso County Courthouse, the CSPM builds a lasting connection to the Pikes Peak region by preserving and sharing our cultural history. This mission is accomplished through innovative exhibits, educational outreach and programming and preservation of its object and archival collections. We strive to be a mirror of our community.
PEAK Parent Center works every day to ensure that all people with disabilities are fully included in their schools, communities, employment, and all walks of life. PEAK improves the lives of families of children with disabilities by walking with them and guiding them through challenges they face when they try to access education, medical, and community services.
Libraries, at their core, are about connecting people with resources in which they are in need. PPLD empowers community members, provides the opportunity to gain new skills and access a wealth of information and resources. Whether through books and databases or workforce development programs, these resources and opportunities change individual lives and build community.
A group of volunteers dedicated to building and delivering bunk beds to children in need. A bed is a basic need for physical, emotional, and mental support that a child needs. We deliver beds to kids sleeping on the floor or unsafe conditions. This gives them self pride in owning their own bed, their own space.
TSC provides door to door transportation, case management counseling, respite support for caregivers, meals and food for low income or home-bound seniors, emergency heating assistance and safety related handyman repairs (grab bars). Services offered free of charge. TSC serves as an advocate for older adults, ensuring their issues are addressed and they receive the support they need for healthy aging.
Discrimination, as well as a lack of awareness, often inhibits access to basic human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, limiting their opportunity to participate in society. The Arc PPR’s Building for Change campus actively empowers those with I/DD through personal development, life skills training, and advocacy, while inviting the community to improve the culture for those with I/DD.
THRIVE believes that entrepreneurship is the key to the long-term success of Southeast Colorado Springs. Economic Development creates jobs, generates revenues, and gives people a great place to live. THRIVE brings entrepreneurs together in a cohort environment to establish viable businesses. These businesses believe in community and have a social impact in Southeast Colorado Springs.
Westside CARES is neighbors helping neighbors. It affirms human dignity by ameliorating the conditions of poverty and preventing homelessness through food, clothing, laundry, healthcare, ID cards, mail, utilities, or rent, and creates a community that values all of its members. Each year the nearly 22,000 neighbors we serve can rely on a safe, welcoming space to access the services they need to fill the gaps.