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Congratulations to Libby Stone, kitchen assistant and volunteer of the month for November 2018! Libby was nominated by Brandon Foster, Project Angel Heart’s executive chef. Brandon said: Continue reading →
As the executive director of the Sue DiNapoli Ovarian Cancer Society, Susan is a supporter of Project Angel Heart’s mission. Every year, the society provides a grant to Project Angel Heart to ensure that women with gynecological cancers in Colorado Springs receive nutrition meals.
But this year, Susan got to know Project Angel Heart in a way she didn’t expect. She was diagnosed with breast cancer and began receiving meal deliveries.
Listen to her story about how the meals have made a difference not just for her as she recovers from surgery, but also for her son—and how a birthday cake from Project Angel Heart gave him the chance to forget about cancer and celebrate his eleventh birthday. Continue reading →
Jean is one tough cookie. She was a do-it-all rancher—serving as wrangler, cook for the ranch hands, and occasional veterinarian—in a remote part of eastern Washington. She rode her beloved Arabian horses in 100-mile trail riding competitions. She was a paramedic, driving a four-wheel-drive ambulance complete with a winch for getting out of deep snowdrifts. For a time, she worked in law enforcement with her husband, who passed away 25 years ago.
18-wheeler? No problem. Jean can drive one of those, too.
But that tough spirit and sense of fierce independence weren’t enough when Jean’s health started to fail, prompting her doctors to put her on hospice care. “It was scary,” said Jean, “but they explained it was a precaution.” A combination of factors—including debilitating arthritis, asthma, and a heart murmur—had limited her mobility. She wasn’t eating well. Her health was getting worse. Continue reading →
As a Project Angel Heart supporter, you may be thinking about how to make the most of your charitable gifts in light of recent tax law changes. Here are three ways to give that may allow you to have a greater impact while providing you with tax advantages: Continue reading →
This warming, comforting risotto is one of my favorite things to cook this time of year.
Porcini Mushroom Risotto