Entries by Myra Cseke

Nina’s Story

Nina lived her life knowing she always had enough money to cover expenses and  the means to get what she needed. When she and her husband divorced her life changed dramatically. The emotional burden of the divorce weighed on her heavily and she became very depressed. Initially, Nina received alimony to cover living expenses for […]

Community Garden Party Oct. 10, 2017

Please join us as we celebrate another successful growing season in our garden! Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm                         Zucchini Recipe Contest & Apple Pressing Connect with community members while exploring our garden and enjoying fresh pressed apple cider.  Don’t forget […]

Living on the Edge in Lafayette, CO

My name is Cynthia. I had lived a good life. I was married with four beautiful children. I worked full time, had a house, a van, and was living what many people perceived as the American dream. In 2008 all of that changed—my marriage was breaking up and I had two very ill children that […]

Living on the Edge in Louisville, CO

“Your neighbor may struggling and you don’t even know it. I want people to know it is okay to ask for help.” –Tanya Tanya and her three children have been living on the edge since her divorce.  She has been very resourceful in adjusting her lifestyle to survive off of one income—she found a house […]

Family Leadership Training Institute

Through our membership with the Family Resource Center Association SCCC was selected  to receive additional funding to host the Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI). FLTI is a 20 week family civics program in which 25 participants receive 120 hours of evidence-based curriculum including personal and child development, leadership training, civic literacy and civic skills needed to become effective leaders in their communities. SCCC […]

The Affordable Housing Crisis & How One Family Helps

  The skyrocketing costs of housing in Boulder County is pricing out low-income families and, now, some middle class families are feeling the pinch too. Higher rent rates are forcing families to spend more on housing and less on other life essentials such as food, medical needs and transportation. An example of a working, middle […]

Colorado Gives Day

Colorado Gives Day 2016 will be here before you know it! This year you can preschedule your online donation to Sister Carmen Community Center starting today!  Thank you to FirstBank and ColoradoGives.org for supporting this wonderful annual event which helps so many fantastic organizations in Colorado!