More Faith And Values Articles

  • More Americans undertake pilgrimages in search of active faith relationship

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Wayne Kwan's life advice to his son, Brian, was simple: Never do drugs or become a lawyer. Travel, if that's what you want. Find your bliss. "I think for a lot of parents, the temptation is to live vicariously through their children. My dad just wanted to see me happy," said Brian...

  • Donations sought for annual Colorado Springs gift giveaway

    BY JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    A venerable giveaway spanning more than three decades and helping thousands of children each holiday season will return this year, five days before Christmas. Donations are being sought for the next Bob Telmossé Christmas Giveaway, an event on Saturday that allows families to pick...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting Dec. 14, 2014

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Music/Drama Sunday Vocal Fusion Christmas Concert - 3 p.m., St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 2111 Carlton Ave.; 634-7046. Christmas Concert - With the Little London Winds, 6:30-8 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, 4925 Farmingdale Drive; 201-7713, littlelondonwinds.org....

  • Empty Stocking Fund: Home Front Cares helps abandoned military wife

    By Ellie Cole Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    This is one of a series of stories about the nonprofit agencies that receive money from The Gazette/El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund campaign that runs through the holidays. Last year, Alexis' husband of three years left her without saying anything. He had been kicked out of...

  • Helping hearts: Food drivespart of Boutique’s aid to local pet community

    By Linda Hoover, Rescued Hearts Unique Boutique
    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Sponsored: Rescued Hearts Unique Boutique is no ordinary thrift store. It’s a non-profit, all-volunteer thrift store with great buys on donated clothing, household goods, collectibles, furniture, jewelry, and pet supplies. But that’s just the beginning. After nearly two years, Rescued...

  • Empty Stocking Fund: Pueblo family grateful for help after losing home in fire

    By Evelyn Bonilla Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    This is one of a series of stories about the nonprofit agencies that receive money from The Gazette/El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund campaign that runs through the holidays. Arriving home from work one day in May 2013, Sara Davil headed upstairs to take a shower. Her husband,...

  • Lemon Challenge will make your face pucker - and do some good

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    When life gives you lemons, take a bite. It can help hungry school kids. You remember the trendy challenge this summer where donors raised money for ALS research by getting doused with ice cubes. Now comes the Lemon Challenge. Twenty-five Ace Hardware stores in Colorado, including...

  • Empty Stocking Fund: Urban Peak helps homeless teen with housing, job

    By Katie O'Keefe Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    This is one of a series of stories about the nonprofit agencies that receive money from The Gazette/El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund campaign that runs through the holidays. Jason Ellis was just out of high school when he found himself homeless. He was 18 and didn't have a job...

  • Colorado Gives Day hits record with donors and money raised

    By jakob Rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    A record number of donors on Tuesday helped propel Colorado Gives Day to its best haul ever. In its fifth year, the statewide fundraiser brought in $26.2 million for 1,677 nonprofits across Colorado - besting the campaign's previous record of $20.5 million set in 2013, according to a...

  • Empty Stocking Fund: Nonprofit helps family get disabled girl into Head Start

    By Ellie Cole Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    This is one of a series of stories about the nonprofit agencies that receive money from The Gazette/El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund campaign that runs through the holidays. Kyla Peoples and her husband never would have known about the Community Partnership for Child...

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