Celebrating 50 Years of Service - Cultivate

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Cultivate

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Mar 09, 2023

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Colorado - Boulder County

Cultivate and our entire community has seen a lot over the past 50 years. Boulder County looks significantly different today than it did in 1972, and Broomfield is a relatively new and vibrant County! Through the changing times, we have evolved our programs to fit the needs of our seniors through support made possible by our volunteers and donors. As we celebrate our 50th anniversary, we're looking back to see where it all began.  

In 1972, we were established through the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) grant, now called AmeriCorps Seniors, which we still hold. This program continues as the nation’s largest network for volunteers ages 55 and better. In the years that followed, we added direct service programs, adjusted our name, and tried out a few different office locations.

Our programs allow for community involvement through our Carry-Out Caravan, VetsGo, Fix-it, SnowBusters and YardBusters services. These programs are made possible by the volunteers who have dedicated their time, allowing us to serve the ever-changing needs of our seniors. We have always relied on the hard work and dedication of volunteers and have had the honor of being a part of thousands of volunteers’ lives throughout the years. We have even watched some of our volunteers’ become clients, both receiving and contributing to our service.

In 2017, we moved into a new office and, a year later, we updated our name from Boulder County CareConnect to, simply, Cultivate.  While our brand and address look a bit different than they did in 1972, the core of our work remains the same. Our mission continues to be to provide clients with access to safety, nutrition, health and friendship. The connections we form are at the heart of our service and have been since day one.

In 2022, we have reached this monumental Anniversary, and we are more thankful than ever for our volunteers, donors, and participants. We are so excited to see what the next 50 years will bring to our community and to Cultivate.

 

Editor’s Note: This article was submitted by Carly Marquis with contributions by Pure Strategic. Carly is the Director of Volunteers with Cultivate and may be reached at 303-443-1933 x406 or by email at:  cmarquis@cultivate.ngo

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