United Way Cares

United Way Cares spotlights ARC of the Rockies and all the amazing work they do. 

Lynn Burton

First aired in August of 2019. Wick Moses is one of the personalities that put KDNK on the air. He joins Traci Gurley-Tomashosky on United Way Cares to give a glimpse into Carbondale's colorful history, the origins of Mountain Fair and CCAH and the beginning of KDNK.

Alpine Legal Services

Today’s guests are Jennifer Wherry, executive director of Alpine Legal Services and Brendan O’Keefe, United Way Battlement to the Bells AmeriCorp VISTA with Alpine Legal Services. 

Mountain Voices Project has launched The Landlord/Tenant Housing Recovery Plan to help those who've had trouble paying or getting rent due to the financial impacts of COVID-19. John Fox-Rubin and Patrick Morrissy of Mountain Voices speak with Traci about the program. 

Kathleen Shannon/KDNK

Traci Gurley-Tomashosky is now on the Board of Directors for United Way Battlement to the Bells. She and listeners get to know the organization's new Executive Director, Angela Mills.

Seven Hawks Healing

This month United Way Cares host Traci Gurley-Tomshosky speaks with Shaman Rob Woo from Basalt about finding peace and calm in the face of turmoil.  Shaman Rob Woo has several books about health, wellness and spirituality.  This show usually focuses on non-profits in the valley, however because of COVID and it’s unique effects on mental health, this episode addresses how listeners can find more peace and tranquility.

LIFT-UP

LIFT-UP Executive Director Angela Mills provides insight into this organization's history, ongoing initiatives and partnerships and how local residents may best benefit from the program.

This month on United Way Cares, CASA of the 9th Executive Director Christy Doyon and AmeriCorps VISTA Megan Beirne share about the work done by CASA of the 9th.

KDNK 1983

Wick Moses is one of the personalities that put KDNK on the air. He joins Traci Gurley-Tomashosky on United Way Cares to give a glimpse into Carbondale's colorful history, the origins of Mountain Fair and CCAH and the beginning of KDNK.

This month's show features two guests involved in the AmeriCorps VISTA project, which works with organizations that help eradicate poverty.

On this month's edition of United Way Cares, host Traci Gurley-Tomashosky talks to Rick Blauvelt, Executive Director of Raising a Reader Aspen to Parachute. The organization works to foster early literacy skills among young children, so they develop a love of books and become successful readers. United Way Cares airs monthly on KDNK and is hosted by Gurley-Tomashosky, Executive Director of United Way Battlement to the Bells. Hear archived episodes here.