Who is Jamie Caperton?

“Treat a person as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat him as what he could be, and he will become what he should be.”- Coach Jimmy Johnson   Jamie Caperton has significantly impacted Teller County and I believe there is no one more deserving of praise. She...

An Anniversary of Gifts

“A house is to a family what soil is to a plant,” Millard Fuller once said. “A plant needs to be rooted. A family is like that. If a family is not rooted, it will not flourish. But once a family is well-rooted, all kinds of wonderful things will begin to happen.” This...

Benefits of Volunteering

Benefits of Volunteering Giving our time and effort to help others can feel wonderful. We get to see the immediate impact of our work. We watch a wall go up, we clear a field of litter, we enjoy the smiles of the people we help and work beside. While each of those...

Youth United

The purpose of Youth United is to bring together like-minded children who hope to play a positive role in the community. Service isn’t just for adults and can actually be the best place for children to create life-long and meaningful friendships. It’s easy to look at...

Helping or enabling?

Helping OR Enabling?? Is there really a difference between helping and enabling? What is enabling? What are the causes and effects of this behavior on both the “enabler” and the person being “helped”? Helping is doing something for someone else that they are unable to...