Making Your Wish: Anniversary Events for the Community

To mark this milestone year, the Foundation awarded grants throughout the county. They were the Foundation's gifts to Weld County to underwrite events/activities that invite community participation, involvement, and inclusion. Below is a full list of events that were held. 

  • Colorado Railroad Museum: Free Weekend - January 20th.
  • Free Our Girls: Human Trafficking Awareness Week -  March 20th to the 24th.
  • Greeley Philharmonic: Instrument Petting Zoo - April
  • United Way of Weld County: Screenings of the Film "American Winter" followed by a panel discussion on Homelessness -  March 30th, April 4, April 6th and April 11th.
  • Windsor/Severance School District: Awareness Event: "Start the Conversation: Let's Talk About Mental Health"  - May 2nd and May 9th. 
  • Greeley Historic Preservation Office: Presentation on Musical Preservation Perspectives - May 8th.
  • Weld County RSVP: Law enforcement community appreciation event - May 13th. 
  • Colorado Humanities - To present a free educational event titled “From the Trenches to Technology: On the Brink of World War I” - July 31st. 
  • Fort Lupton Recreation Center - Free Friday evenings in June, July, and August.
  • Life Stories Child & Family Advocacy – To hold a family carnival: September 9th.
  • Arc of Weld County – To present a sensory-friendly film event: September 12th. 
  • City of Evans – To support their Heritage Day community celebration on September 16th. 
  • Mead Downtown Development District Farmers’ Market - To support their Sunday markets through the summer.
  • H’Art of Envision  - To hold an art show in October that showcases paintings, ceramics and other types of media created by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities that participate in Envision’s Art Program.
  • Soccer Without Borders – To hold international food festivals in spring and fall.
  • City of Greeley Museums - To hold a Holiday Homesteaders Event on December 2nd.
  • Colorado Dance Collective – To host the “Hot Chocolate Collective” on December 2nd.