Imagine being a mom with a newborn diagnosed with Down’s Syndrome.  Following the birth of your child, your husband walks out leaving you as the sole caretaker and breadwinner.

Imagine if you were working long hours to support your family of seven living in a small two bedroom trailer. Your wages barely manage to cover the rent. Your family is living without a stove or a refrigerator.

Imagine if your family is living paycheck to paycheck. Suddenly, your young child is diagnosed with cancer. Your family now needs to travel four hours from home for care.

Imagine a home where a beautiful teenage boy with autism becomes increasingly violent toward his mother. She must leave the home for her safety leaving the father as sole caretaker who now is unable to work.

These are just a few examples of crises experienced by families in OUR community.

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WZ Giving Stories

WZ Giving Circle Grants $27K During Virtual Spring Meeting

WZ Giving Circle grants $28,428 to support local families in need

WZ Giving Circle grants $21,962 during fall 2017 meeting



WZ Giving Circle Helps Local Family

What is a financial contribution?

We meet two times per year in the spring and in the fall. The $2,000 contribution is an annual contribution.

WZ Giving Circle Welcomes New Members

Giving Circles always welcomes new members. As membership grows, so does our capacity to help. For more information or how to join call 970.879.8632 or email:

While volunteering at LiftUp it was apparent that there were many people in the area that were in need of assistance. The WZ Giving Circle members are committed to helping Steamboat and Routt County families and individuals that are in need.  – Ray Parks

My husband and I became members because it is very satisfying to know your charitable contribution can be specifically directed, you have a say in that direction and that it all stays local. – Joan Heimbach