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Powering collective action to meet local needs.

We are a unique community foundation, providing responsive solutions for our neighbors in need. We address food insecurity, provide health & wellness resources, support nonprofit capacity building and help build community leadership among people of color. We empower individuals and families to gain a hand up, not a hand out.

For many, our picturesque county is also a picture of soaring costs and the inability to make ends meet. Many in our community rely on our programs to help fill the gaps in their lives when they need it most. 

Offering barrier-free access to vital health resources.

MIRA Mobile Van

Providing access to free, nutrient-rich food across the county.

Supporting leadership capacity building for people of color.

Elevar - business owner

Help change the trajectory of someone’s life in the Eagle Valley.

  • Stories of Impact

    “The partnership with The Community Market is a total game changer. The whole team is super supportive and we are so grateful not only for our food program but for all those in our community, including our families, who access our programs.”– Whitney Young, Executive Director of the Family Learning Center

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  • Stories of Impact

    “The Community Market fed me and my daughter, without asking questions or judging us. They just welcomed me and supported me when I needed it most. Now, I’ve found a way to give back to this organization that changed my life.” – Hayde, Owner, Plentiful Roots

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  • Stories of Impact

    “The community really trusts the people who work and volunteer on the MIRA bus. We are able to take some of the services that are offered at clinics and hospitals and bring them to the community, to people’s homes who might not otherwise be able to access care. Most of the patients we see don’t have insurance, so helping them to navigate the system and provide basic health screenings is critical to their health and wellness.” – Kyler Hijmans, Nurse Practitioner

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The Latest News & Events

Want to feel healthier? 5-Week Fitness Challenge with MIRA and Howard Head

In the heart of our community lies a commitment to wellness, and this commitment is taking a dynamic turn with the launch of the MIRA and Howard Head 5-Week Fitness Challenge. With no registration required and a capacity of up ...
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The Community Market Edwards

The Community Market offers free and fresh groceries to Eagle County residents in need to shop at their convenience.
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The Community Market Edwards

The Community Market offers free and fresh groceries to Eagle County residents in need to shop at their convenience.
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🙌 It's World Baking Day and the optimal time to thank our group of students from Vail Christian High School Health and Food Sustainability class for mixing a batch of enthusiasm with a pinch of passion to whip up a day of volunteering at The Community Market in Edwards. 

🤝 Let's give them a toast for kneading the community together with their service!
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🙌 Es el Día Mundial de la Panadería y el momento óptimo para agradecer a nuestro grupo de estudiantes de la clase de Salud y Sostenibilidad de Alimentos de la Escuela Secundaria Vail Christian por mezclar un montón de entusiasmo con una pizca de pasión para preparar un día de voluntariado en el Mercado Comunitario en Edwards.

🤝 ¡Brindemos por amasar a la comunidad junto con su servicio!

@vailchristianhighschool @VailChristianHighSchool @vail.christian.hs #WorldBakingDay #Volunteer #studentvolunteers #healthandsustainabiliy
🌻 Elevar became the third signature program of EVCF through a focus on Community Capacity Building. Elevar, an emergent leadership development program and social impact fund, provides community investments through grantmaking and program-related investments to emerging Latinx leaders and people of color. Empowering community members to build their own capacity as authentic leaders, advocates, and respected community members will lead to broader systemic shifts.

🖋️ Showcasing Elevar grant recipient and local entrepreneur,. Armando Araiza of Elevated Engravings helps capture the moment and create memories with laser engraving gifts and services. As a team, they create products, art and stories that inform, entertain, and inspire our Valley for generations to come. From design to finished product, Elevated Engravings aims to provide our community with the most enjoyable and creative experience. To learn more, please visit www.ElevatedEngravings.com or call 970-445-2757. 
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🌻 Elevar se convirtió en el tercer programa emblemático de EVCF a través de un enfoque en el Desarrollo de Capacidades Comunitarias. Elevar es un programa de desarrollo de liderazgo emergente y un fondo de impacto social que proporciona inversiones comunitarias a través de donaciones e inversiones relacionadas con programas a líderes Latinx emergentes y personas de color. Empoderar a los miembros de la comunidad para que desarrollen su propia capacidad como auténticos líderes, defensores y miembros respetados de la comunidad conducirá a cambios sistémicos más amplios en todo el condado.

🖋️ Mostrando al receptor de la subvención elevada y al empresario local, Armando Araiza de Elevated Engravings ayuda a capturar el momento y crear recuerdos con regalos y servicios de grabado láser. Como equipo, crean productos, arte e historias que informan, entretienen e inspiran a nuestro Valle para las generaciones venideras. Desde el diseño hasta el producto terminado, Elevated Engravings tienen como objetivo proporcionar a nuestra comunidad la experiencia más agradable y creativa. Para obtener más información, visite www.ElevatedEngravings.com o llame al970-445-2757.
🌱 Our collective dedication is paramount in shaping our community into an exceptional place to live, work, and nurture families. Every endeavor we undertake, every decision we make, must reverberate with the mission of fortifying and enriching our community's fabric. 
🌷With compassion, dedication, and generosity, we are working to create a hopeful, inclusive, and equitable community, where residents feel connected, supported, and uplifted. And we, in turn, are awe-inspired by the continuous show of commitment to strengthening community all around us. Nurturing the health and wellness of our entire community is paramount to community building and the essential thriving of all members. We are fortunate to witness these contributions on many first-hand basis. 
🌺 Let us recognize this compassion in spades as we celebrate our friends at Chics Couture for donating upscale clothing to several local nonprofit organizations, including EVCF and our programs, to empower community members and help uplift one's sense of self. Our program MIRA Bus -  Camión MIRA in turn created special Mother's Day events right on local, high need communities, sharing garments with individuals who likely otherwise would never be afforded access to such a beautiful assortment.
🌻It's heartbreaking when local businesses are unable to keep their doors open (and speaks volumes to the grand importance of supporting local businesses to help communities thrive overall), we remain awe-inspired by the give back commitment in helping to uplift community members in need, helping to build a stronger, more cohesive and more equitable community. Even in troubled times, when individuals, organizations, and businesses rally to serve a greater good, we see the power of community shine. And that is truly something special. 

🌸💚🌸Boundless appreciation for being true community leaders, Chics Couture. 

#chicscouture #MIRA #EVCF #TCM #giveback #bettertogether #buildcommunity #supportlocal
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