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Korean War Veteran receives helping hand from Paint-A-Thon

Robert Montour’s life changed forever when his father was killed in World War II after a destroyer ship he was on was sunk in Okinawa — a Japanese prefecture. Montour, who was only 10 when his father was killed in 1945, knew he was destined to serve in the Navy. So as soon as heLeer Más

PCL Construction’s Josh Cervantes receives Roland Buteyn Heart of Service Award

Around three years ago, Anita Marui lost her mother and was left without any family in Colorado. That’s when PCL Construction Superintendent Josh Cervantes stepped in. Cervantes and Marui were introduced to each other when he volunteered to paint her house in 2019 through Brothers Redevelopment’s Paint-A-Thon Program. And since then, the two have alwaysLeer Más

Native Roots is a proud supporter of Brothers Redevelopment, an organization rooted in its care and commitment to Coloradans

Native Roots Cannabis Co. became a supporter of Brothers Redevelopment in 2021 with a three-year agreement to collaborate on volunteer projects and sponsorship opportunities related to the organizations’ shared goals of safe and affordable housing for low-income, elderly and disabled Colorado residents. For the past few years, Colorado has been in the midst of anLeer Más

Volunteers and family paint house in honor of loved one

Kevin Lockett was known as a kind, gentle man who loved his family, his commercial refrigeration business, his customers, and looking out for those in need. He was known to use his business to help others like the Ft. Lupton Food Bank. And in his spare time, he enjoyed traveling around the world with hisLeer Más

Colorado Housing Connects rescues woman from homelessness

Earlier this year, Kesha moved nearly 1,300 miles away from her Michigan home with her two teenage children to live with her oldest son in Colorado Springs. But after her family split ways, Kesha and her children suddenly found themselves homeless for eight months in a new part of the country. The family stayed atLeer Más

Hammersmith Management continues its commitment to Paint-A-Thon

Back in 2015, Hammersmith Management Vice President of Operations Leslie Johnson was recruited by a coworker to volunteer for a Paint-A-Thon project. And since then, she has been a regular volunteer for the program. Johnson immediately felt a connection to Brothers Redevelopment’s mission of providing housing and housing services to low-income, elderly, and disabled Coloradans.Leer Más

For 10-plus years, the Hayes Family Foundation has supported Brothers in one way or another

For the past 11 years, the Hayes Family Foundation has supported Brothers Redevelopment in one way or another — whether that be through volunteering for the Paint-A-Thon or by providing grants. The group provided its first donation to Brothers in 2011, one year after it was founded. And since 2016, the foundation has been generousLeer Más

Brothers continues to support older adults as inflation rises across state

After contracting COVID-19 and spending 21 days on a ventilator at a Denver hospital, Gloria’s string of misfortunes continued after recovering from the virus. Shortly after being discharged, Gloria — an undocumented older adult who is a monolingual Spanish speaker — was greeted with a medical bill totaling nearly $350,000 because she didn’t have insurance.Leer Más

Colorado Housing Connects launches Tenant-Landlord Mediation Program in Adams County

Colorado’s only statewide housing helpline, Colorado Housing Connects (1-844-926-6632), is further advancing its mission of preventing evictions by now offering free tenant-landlord mediation to Adams County residents. Through a partnership with Adams County formed in 2021, Colorado Housing Connects launched the tenant-landlord mediation program for the purpose of creating housing stability in the county. ColoradoLeer Más

Home Modification and Repair Program nominated for Eagle Award

Colorado’s largest and oldest home modification and repair program fell short of winning Housing Colorado’s Eagle Award — which celebrates accomplishments and leadership in housing and support services. But no award or trophy can justify the thousands of lives Brothers Redevelopment’s Home Modification and Repair Program has touched for more than 50 years. Since theLeer Más

Colorado Housing Connects takes home Eagle Award

Housing nonprofit Brothers Redevelopment is proud to announce that its housing helpline, Colorado Housing Connects (1-844-926-6632), has been awarded the Eagle Award from Housing Colorado — a non-partisan membership association dedicated to serving organizations and professionals in the affordable housing industry in Colorado. The Eagle Award represent one of the highest achievements within the ColoradoLeer Más

Colorado Housing Connects sees influx of inquiries related to affordable housing

As the cost of housing continues to rise throughout Colorado, Colorado Housing Connects (1-844-926-6632) is seeing an influx of inquiries regarding affordable housing. Since October, more than 3,000 Coloradans have submitted a web inquiry to the housing helpline looking for affordable housing services. Colorado Housing Connects works to help Coloradans find affordable housing by informingLeer Más

Donna Mullins wants to preserve and support affordable housing for aging adults

For the past 30 plus years, Golden resident Donna Mullins has focused her life on preserving and supporting affordable housing for aging adults. After working in corporate retail design, Mullins realized she wanted her work to feel more meaningful. So, she got involved in the design and development for all forms of housing for olderLeer Más

Brothers honors long time Home Modification and Repair Program partner

For the past six years, Dan Burleson has played an important role in ensuring that Brothers Redevelopment’s Home Modification and Repair Program ran smoothly in Colorado Springs. Burleson spent around 16 years as the manager for Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Colorado Springs — a company that specializes in services like plumbing repairs, sewer line repairLeer Más

Colorado Housing Connects reports highest number of inquiries in more than a year

Colorado’s sole statewide housing helpline — Colorado Housing Connects (1-844-926-6632) — reported its highest number of inquiries during the week of March 7 in more than a year. During the week of March 7, Colorado Housing Connects received 1,159 calls and web-based inquires. The 1,159 inquires is the most Colorado Housing Connects has reported sinceLeer Más

Brothers teams up with City of Aurora to offer home repairs to residents

Brothers Redevelopment and the City of Aurora are encouraging Aurora residents to apply for the City’s Minor Home Repair Program. In partnership with the City of Aurora, Brothers provides much needed home repairs, accessibility modifications, deferred maintenance renovation, and general home rehabilitation services for income qualified Aurora homeowners through the program. The Minor Home RepairLeer Más

Left without running water for days, Colorado Springs man turns to Brothers for help

As Colorado’s weather turned bone-chilling cold, Dean Reedy’s life at his Colorado Springs trailer took a turn for the worse. In February, Reedy noticed his water pressure was low and found one of his pipes under his home cracked. Because he’s on a fixed income, he could not afford to get his pipes fixed —Leer Más

Brothers Redevelopment begins 44th annual Paint-A-Thon season

Housing nonprofit Brothers Redevelopment is now accepting applications for its 44th annual Paint-A-Thon season. The free program utilizes volunteers to paint the exterior of homes for low-income seniors and disabled residents. Homeowners who live in Colorado Springs and in the Denver metro area are encouraged to apply — especially those who live in Commerce City,Leer Más

Colorado Housing Connects sees uptick in inquiries as eviction filings reach pre-pandemic levels

As the Omicron coronavirus variant continues to rage throughout the country — affecting some resident’s livelihoods — Coloradans in crisis are once again turning to nonprofit Brothers Redevelopment’s housing helpline, Colorado Housing Connects (1-844-926-6632), for support. During the week of Jan. 10, Colorado Housing Connects reported 998 calls and website inquires. That is the highestLeer Más

Brothers Redevelopment’s 2021 year in review

  In 2021 — a year in which Brothers Redevelopment turned 50 years old — we went above and beyond to compassionately address Colorado’s housing needs. Brothers Redevelopment saw its programs impact hundreds of low-income and disabled seniors, provided millions of dollars in rental/mortgage assistance, answered Colorado’s most pressing housing questions and connected Coloradans toLeer Más

Colorado Gives Day is coming up. Here is what our clients have to say about Brothers

Over our 50-year history, we’ve seen first-hand how lives can be changed when vulnerable Coloradans have a helping hand. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, housing challenges were an issue that plagued many residents. The region’s housing issues have become even more evident this past year and a half. We’re doing our part to help peopleLeer Más

Woman becomes homeowner through Brothers-initiated GES Land Trust

Prior to moving to her house, Reiko Mike had dreams of being a homeowner when she was renting her Arvada apartment. But the rising costs of housing in Colorado combined with the fact that she is on a fixed income made her aspirations feel like a pipe dream — until she learned of an affordableLeer Más

Brothers Aging in Place senior services program for Spanish speakers receives additional funding

Brothers Redevelopment is pleased to announce that our Aging in Place senior services program for Spanish speakers has received another year of funding from NextFifty Initiative — a Colorado-based foundation that supports efforts to improve the lives of older adults and their caregivers. The grant lends to Brothers’ ability to help Spanish-speaking seniors by connectingLeer Más

Disabled woman gets house painted and secures long-term Medicaid and homecare through Brothers

Elizabeth Reed’s life has been complicated due to her battle with multiple sclerosis — a disease that causes symptoms like vision loss, pain, fatigue and impaired coordination. The 65-year-old Aurora resident works hard to maintain her home, but the physical demands are often too much for her. Her house’s exterior paint was chipping and peelingLeer Más

Home Modification and Repair Program saves Thornton woman’s roof

Prior to moving to Colorado from California, Josephine was asked to be a foster parent to a pair of sisters before she took legal guardianship over them as a single parent. The sisters currently live with Josephine along with her granddaughter at her Thornton home. She says her resources are very limited and because ofLeer Más

Brothers Redevelopment founder reflects on organization’s impact

In the early 1970’s, housing challenges around the Denver metro area were similar to housing challenges seen in communities today — according to Brothers Redevelopment Founder Richard Magnus. People needed help finding and keeping their housing — particularly along the westside of Denver where Brothers started its work. And some couldn’t afford to update theirLeer Más

Commerce City volunteers for Paint-A-Thon Program

There’s something special about volunteering for a cause in your own neighborhood that’s larger than yourself. It gives you a sense of accomplishment, joy, and pride in that you’re working to make your community a better place. That’s how Commerce City employees felt when they volunteered for Brothers Redevelopment’s Paint-A-Thon Program — a service thatLeer Más

Award winning U.S. Army Veteran receives updated housing services from Brothers Redevelopment

Arthur Saiz’s decorated career in the United States Army included time providing communications support and training during the Korean War, Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm until he retired in 1993 after 36 years of service. Saiz was stationed at Fort Douglas in Salt Lake City, Utah and at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal in hisLeer Más

Schierling family volunteers for Paint-A-Thon in honor of Brothers Redevelopment founder

Throughout his life, Brothers Redevelopment Founder Don Schierling spent many summers driving around the metro area ensuring that Paint-A-Thon projects were going smoothly. So, it was only right that a day ahead of his memorial service — an event that was delayed five months after his death because of the pandemic — that his familyLeer Más

Inquiries flood into Colorado Housing Connects as eviction moratorium ends

The phonelines are ringing at Colorado Housing Connects (1-844-926-6632) in light of the end of the federal eviction moratorium. Since the Supreme Court rejected the Biden administration’s moratorium on evictions last Thursday, Colorado Housing Connects has seen a 55% increase in inquiries. On Monday, the housing helpline received 241 inquiries alone. That number marks theLeer Más

“It kept me from being in the street.”

Life quickly changed for Parker resident Jessica Hopf in fall of 2020 when her 21-year-old son died unexpectedly. While she was mourning the loss of her only child, tragedy struck Hopf again when she lost her job in the middle of an economic crisis that the coronavirus pandemic caused. Facing eviction, Hopf researched resources thatLeer Más

Paint-A-Thon client brought to tears after seeing freshly painted home

Barbara Rodriguez knew she couldn’t afford to pay for her Denver house to be updated with a new paint job. The 93-year-old’s income comes from Social Security. She also suffers from severe osteoporosis — a disease that causes bones to become weak and brittle — and has spinal problems that makes it difficult for herLeer Más

HMR receives additional funding from Westminster

Westminster City Council has approved a 2021 annual action plan for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds that will support Brothers Redevelopment’s Home Modification and Repair Program (HMR) in the city. The plan — which will provide the city’s Emergency and Essential Home Repair Program with an additional $40,000 in funds — was approved atLeer Más

Struggling with rent? Here is what you need to know

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on June 24 that it is extending its federal eviction moratorium until July 31. The extension further prevents the eviction of tenants who are unable to make rental payments. The Associated Press reported that the CDC will not extend the moratorium again after July 31. DataLeer Más

Schierling family donates wheelchair lift to Brothers

Around seven years ago, the Schierling family woke up to a shocking and horrifying situation when Elvira Schierling — the wife of Brothers Redevelopment founder Don Schierling — suddenly forgot how to walk. “She had dementia. She literally woke up one morning and was doing this side shuffle,” said Sonja Schierling, Don and Elvira’s daughter.Leer Más

Paint-A-Thon leaves its mark in Lakewood

Life hasn’t necessarily been easy for 72-year-old Linda Marquez the past four years. The Lakewood resident lost her son Marcus in 2017 after he passed away due to a long battle with a brain tumor — leaving behind his now three-year-old son Atticus. Atticus’s mother wanted him to stay with Marquez because of complicated issues,Leer Más

Former doctor hangs up scrubs for role with Brothers

Brothers Redevelopment’s Carlo Nicastro fell in love with the medical field when he was working as a paramedic for the Sierra Madre Fire Department in California from 2010 to 2015. With dreams of being a doctor on his mind, Nicastro moved back to Mexico — the place where he was born — to go studyLeer Más

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