LaMedichi

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Hear from Barbara Freeman, founder of LaMedichi: a digital-financial literacy and savings platform, which has distributed monthly relief funding to the Roaring Fork Valley's most vulnerable community members during the pandemic. Learn more about Barbara, her previous career, and how she's landed where she is today.

Sanctuary Unidos

Many Americans are receiving a stimulus check from the federal government. For countless families living in our country, however, this and other sources of aid are unavailable due to their immigration status. Local nonprofit incubator MANAUS established an emergency relief fund to serve those excluded, from Parachute to Aspen. This fund has already distributed aid to hundreds of families with support from Valley Settlement, Aspen Community Foundation, Colorado Trust, and other donors including participants of a stimulus check redistribution initiative organized by Sanctuary Unidos.