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We are passionate people doing powerful work that creates proven impact.

Our People

Our executive director and dedicated staff of smart, compassionate and hardworking individuals keep us connected and to all the ways we can best serve our community.

We are governed and advised by a remarkable group of professionals who share our commitment, our vision and our passion for caring for all who live and work in Eagle County.

Board of Directors


Melina Valescia, Eagle Valley Community Foundation Executive Director, Advisory Board, Elevar

Melina Valsecia
Executive Director

970-343-0850 |


  • 9,000+ Hours

    In 2022, our phenomenal
    Volunteers gave over 9,000 collective
    hours of service.

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  • $1 = $9

    For each dollar you have given, we have been able to leverage an additional $9 in resources and financial support for our community.

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  • 4,000 Meals +

    3,000 Community Members

    The Community Market feeds more than 3,000 community members each week, providing on average 45,000 meals each week. 

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Partner Highlight! 🦷 Exciting opportunities presented with the arrival of the Dental Hygiene program from partners Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley and Mountain Family Health Centers. 

🌿Community excellence in collaborating to fill a major dental need gap.

#dentalhygiene #dentalhygieneschool #mountainfamilyhealthcenter @coloradomtncollege #ColoradoMountainCollege #evcf #TCM #mirabus1 #Mira @mirabus @mountainfamilyhealthcenters @mountainfamilyco
🙌 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!
🙌 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
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