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  • Imagine! Foundation

    Imagine! Dayspring: Where Kids Can “Live, Learn and...

    Taking on the responsibility of raising a child with an intellectual or developmental disorder is a big one. It can be extremely overwhelming at times, and is especially daunting at the start. How do you teach your child to talk? Walk? Be able to fend for themselves in what can be a cruel and dangerous world? Most first-time parents of

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  • Imagine! Foundation

    Imagine! Foundation: Everyone Deserves a Happily Ever After...

    The college experience. There’s nothing quite like it -- in good ways and in bad. Of course, everyone’s college experience is different; some went to commuter schools and studied from home, others flew across the country for the top biomedical E=engineering program in the nation, and others went without a solid idea of who they are or what they want

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  • Imagine! Foundation

    Imagine! Foundation: Changing Lives in a Revolutionary Way

    Imagine a world where children born with disabilities like Down Syndrome were institutionalized. Where people with cerebral palsy were hidden away without a chance at a normal life. Imagine a world where anyone who could not entirely fend for themselves was seen as a lesser human being. Our country was that kind of place -- before someone imagined that the

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  • Bridge to Justice

    Bridge to Justice: Leveling the Legal Playing Field

    The end of a marriage is a harsh and difficult reality to face, even without considering the legal ramifications. Add in child custody issues, and the need for a lawyer is imminent. But in 65 percent of domestic relations cases in Boulder County, neither side is represented by counsel. According to the U.S. Department of Justice website, this is an issue across the

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  • Bridge to Justice

    Bridge to Justice: Helping Hand for Those in the Middle

    Those in the middle often seem to fly under the radar. Middle children feel excluded and ignored, mid-tier athletes are forgotten by the spotlight -- and middle income earners are largely overlooked when it comes to economic issues. Bruce Wiener decided he would change that, at least when it comes to civil legal services. As a lawyer, he realized that the

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  • Ramble on Pearl

    Ramble on Pearl: Transformative Results

    Ramble on Pearl is gaining in reputation and reach. The first four pioneers of the program had no idea what to expect from Connie and Andy Minden’s revolutionary idea -- and quite honestly, neither did the Mindens. Two and a half years later, Kate, Kendra, Miah and Alex -- Ramble's original apprentices -- have found their niche. Kendra Minden, Andy

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  • Ramble on Pearl

    Ramble on Pearl: The Beauty of a Dream Come True

    A lot of us might have ideas to change the world, but implementing those ideas is a whole different ball game. For Andy and Connie Minden, they are finally seeing the positive results of nearly three years of work.  They founded their fashion-forward, nonprofit Pearl Street clothing and accessories boutique, Ramble on Pearl, in 2014 with the goal of helping people with intellectual and developmental

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