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Fundangos and Covid–A challenging combo

Tracking the spread of Covid-19 and using that information to conduct or cancel programs has become a weekly experience for the Kids at Heart team. We monitor the rate of State spread, numerous counties and other areas, including Cheyenne, to formulate our level of...

It’s important to be thankful

In a year when it seems like our lives have been turned up side down, it's even more important to be thankful. From fears of Covid, face masks and the daily changing of business regulations to an election year, school openings and closings, and the feeling of...

Running a business around Covid is frustrating

For the last 6 months we have seen companies close, then some opened with restrictions and now there's talk of more closing or reduced customer percentages for retailers. Sheesh! Up and down, up and down. It's like a...

Much trauma for kids in foster care

When a child is taken into the foster care system they have already experienced trauma and now they're subject to be removed from the only family they know–more trauma. If parents are struggling to care for their children it's likely there's neglect, illegal activity,...

Project Uplift canceled, not canceled

The Project Uplift 6.0 team is supporting Kids at Heart through a virtual fundraising event. Dear Friends, It is with heavy hearts that we announce we are canceling Project Uplift 6.0, which was scheduled for September 12th, 2020.  Due to current COVID-19...

Foster care non-profit seeks board members

Fort Collins, CO–The Kids at Heart foster respite organization is seeking board members to serve in support of Northern Colorado foster care. Kids at Heart is a respite provider for foster, adoptive and kinship families in Northern Colorado. For over 10 years the...

New video respite launch

Kids at Heart is launching video programs to bridge the gap respite for foster, kinship and adoptive families. Kids at Heart is excited to unveil a new video respite experience for kids from 4 to 12 years of age. The introduction of online services is new for the...

Re-Opening is like a moving target

As Covid-19 case numbers continued to decrease in Colorado, Kids at Heart was on track to re-launch Fundango on July 11.  After the last 2 weeks of rising Covid-19 cases, we're postponing it again 🙁 With case growth in Colorado and across the Nation, it's simply too...

I wear a mask

The mask debate started in March 2020 shortly after Covid-19 was discovered in the United States. From the CDC guidelines to Trump’s mockery of wearing masks... there are many people expressing their reasons for and against mask wearing in public and within close...