Western Slope Celebration of Educational Excellence!

On May 22nd FAM was able to be a part of a community collaboration called Western Slope Celebration of Educational Excellence. We had the opportunity to honor and recognize FAM members and their educational success among other youth and individuals in the community, that may be graduating college, high school or even just persevering through […]

Home Buying Workshop

The recent Home Buying Workshop hosted by Housing Resources stands as an absolute success. Our alumni showed up ready to learn, and left armed with a wealth of knowledge about the intricate steps involved in purchasing a home. From navigating the complexities of mortgages to understanding the nuances of credit reports, every person in attendance […]

Inaugural Starfish Gala

Our first-ever Starfish Gala was such an amazing evening and we could not have done it without the support and participation of many. THANK YOU to our Generous Sponsors, Our Gala planning committee, Our In-Kind donors, Our loyal volunteers, Our wonderful staff, and most importantly Our attendees and donors! This was a night to remember, […]

Mom’s Group – Baby Shower!

The baby shower was an absolute delight, leaving everyone beaming with happiness! Laughter filled the air as friends, family, and Alumni gathered to celebrate the impending arrival of the little one. The decorations were whimsical, and the games were a blast. Among the many highlights, the cake, crafted with love by one of our FAM […]

April FAM Time

This month FAM Time was spent bowling! It was a great time getting to spend time with others that haven’t been to FAM Time before and that never miss a month! Competition was high between the two lanes and within them, but who’s to say there really was a winner? As always, there were laughs, […]

Food Bank

We are so excited to be a proud partner of Food Bank of the Rockies! Being able to provide staple pantry items for our Alumni is just another way we can support them. Knowing we have something available for them when they need it makes a difference in their lives and is one way we […]

Mom’s Group

During Mom’s group, we explored the significance of traditions and crafted DIY Birthday Boards together. Our members had the opportunity to bond over this hands-on activity while they exchanged stories about cherished family traditions and discussed the ones they aspire to start.  This conversation sparked new ideas for those unfamiliar with traditions and prompted them to reflect […]

March FAMTime – Ice Skating!

This month for FAM Time we went to River City to go ice skating! This was an overall new experience for many members or a skill that hadn’t been visited for a long time. We are so proud of all of our members that joined us this month because every single individual there went at […]

Meet Starla!

I’m Starla! I’m a 32-year-old mom to a bunch of girls! I was in foster care starting at 15 and aged out at 18. I decided to follow my dream and recently graduated from cosmetology school and am waiting to sit for my licensing. I love all things hair and makeup! I chose this industry because […]

Inspire Packages

Thanks to our volunteers and our alumni we were able to pack 100 inspire packages for teens in foster care in Mesa County! These packages include items such as standard toiletries, fidgets, journals, pens, Bombas Socks, Kleenex, inspiring stickers, and much more! They have been delivered to the Department of Human Services & will be […]

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