The Strength to Rebuild

There is a dark side to paradise. Champagne powder days, endless sunshine, world class hiking with pristine views and unbeatable après aren’t the only things that make up Colorado’s Western Slope communities. However, one thing you won’t see on any postcard is, “Hello, from the Suicide Belt of America.” The Rocky Mountain states have earned…

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West Springs Psychiatric Facility Secures Matching Grant in Fundraising Effort

A much-needed psychiatric hospital expansion in Grand Junction — which will serve as a primary care facility for the Roaring Fork Valley — has made significant progress toward its fundraising goals, due in part to the efforts of Pitkin County Commissioner Greg Poschman. The West Springs Hospital is being built by Mind Springs Health, the…

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$2,000,000 Challenge from Anonymous Donor & Alpenglow Foundation to Finish New West Springs Hospital this Year

West Springs Hospital announced a $1,000,000 gift from a Roaring Fork Valley family, and an additional $500,000 grant from Basalt-based Alpenglow Foundation. These grants–along with other Roaring Fork and Vail Valley gifts totaling $500,000—combine to create a $2,000,000 incentive grant fund to complete the hospital’s Building Sanctuary | Rebuilding Lives campaign. Co-chairpersons J. Robert Young,…

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Boettcher Foundation Joins Community Philanthropists in Supporting Building Sanctuary Rebuilding Lives

Building Sanctuary | Rebuilding Lives, the campaign for Mind Springs Health and West Springs Hospital, proudly announces a $120,000 grant from the Boettcher Foundation. The Boettcher Foundation joins Rocky Mountain Health Plans ($150,000), Caring for Colorado Foundation ($100,000), Alpine Bank ($150,000) and Western Colorado philanthropists Claude and Irene Conner ($100,000) in supporting this vital project…

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Successful Building Sanctuary | Rebuilding Lives Campaign Announcement

Building Sanctuary | Rebuilding Lives, the campaign for Mind Springs Health and West Springs Hospital, celebrated the public phase of their campaign with a kickoff event that was attended by local philanthropists and law-makers. Former West Springs Hospital patient and current Mind Springs Health Peer Specialist Tom Burns gave a heart-felt speech that garnered a…

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