From now until the end of the year, you have the opportunity to give to West Mountain Regional Health Alliance and make a difference in the lives of people that depend on the health systems in the Garfield, Pitkin, and Eagle Counties. WMRHA helps individuals in Eagle, Garfield, Pitkin, and Summit counties by improving access to affordable health (mental, dental,…
“From afar, Glenwood Springs and the other towns in the Roaring Fork Valley look like paradise. But there’s a dissonance at the heart of Colorado’s idealized mountain communities—one that Saéz knows well: the higher you get, the farther you have to fall.” Read the full article here:
On Wednesday, Garfield County Public Health participated in COPE – Cost of Poverty Experience. This is a simulation that explores the lived experiences of poverty firsthand through the eyes of real families. The experiential nature of this training helps organizations and communities more deeply understand the human and systemic impacts of poverty. WMRHA had the honor of hosting this simulation…
WMRHA had our July Quarterly Meeting on Monday and we had 67 participants! We are so grateful for our partners and some new faces that joined to learn more about WMRHA. Thank you to our panelists as well that joined discussions about our coalitions, who is involved and how we are serving our community. Valley Alliance to End Homelessness and…
Members of the Valley Alliance to End Homelessness are working on a final budget and plan for how to use a $2.7 million grant from the state. Read Aspen Public Radio article
West Mountain Regional Health Alliance (WMRHA) was awarded $2,743,690 through the Transformational Homelessness Response Grant Program (THRGP), within the Colorado Department of Local Affairs Division of Housing, to go toward VAEH’s collective mission Read the Sopris Sun Article
WMRHA honored Nan Sundeen, Pitkin County Human Service Director with the “Community Health Hero” award for her leadership and support of the Alliance as a founder, a board member, and an active collaborative member. Nan continues to be involved in a meaningful way to ensuring championship of efforts to serve the people who are the most vulnerable in the community….
On January 15, 2020 WMRHA attended the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Rural Partnership Development Meeting in Washington, D.C. WMRHA Executive Director, Cristina Gair was a guest speaker and shared a poster presentation titled From Sapling to Tree: Cultivating a network in 3 years
Cristina Gair’s leadership interview went out to more than 10,000 individuals across the Western Slope.
Cristina Gair is Executive Director for West Mountain Regional Health Alliance. Here she describes the orgnanization to Traci Gurley-Tomashosky, host of United Way Cares. Listen to interview