A world where every child can dream
MISSION & VISION
MISSION: Health Equity through Physical and Emotional Wellness in our comunity.
VISION: We envision a world where race, gender, ethnicity, disability, education, income, where you are from and who you love are no longer predictors of life and health outcomes.
STORY: Founded in 2017, ViVe Wellness addresses the health equity, physical wellness, and mental wellness needs of communities in Denver, Colorado that face significant health disparities and lack access to physical activity and health education.
Through partnerships with local organizations and donations secured through grants and private funding, ViVe Wellness promotes physical health, mental health, leadership, and social well-being to children and adults across Denver. ViVe's strategy is to create health equity by offering these programs in communities of need, in collaboration with local schools, families and organizations.
5800 children & their families learned to swim. Every year ViVe teaches over 500 kids & their families how to swim through our After School & Learn to Swim programs.
Over 60% of Latino & African American children do not know how to swim, increasing the drowning risk in our community.
4900 children enrolled in After School and outdoor recreation programs. Movement, social emotional and wellness & Youth Workforce development.
Minority children lack the access & opportunity of outdoor nature activities as well as physical wellness. These are essential to the mental health, cognitive development & the physical, social & emotional well-being of children.
15,000 newcomers assisted. VIVE has supported through resources such as Food bags, Telefones, Bus passes, Mental health resources, Children's school and has housed over 4500 people a total of 1000 leases.
30,000 newcomers arrived in Denver Colorado in 2023. Most of them from Venezuela without permit to work while they waited for their Immigration appointment.