SMILE #UWOKEUP Details & News Updates

Giving Tuesday

Don’t forget, #GivingTuesday is almost here ( November 28). In two days, SMILE #UWokeUp is hoping to reach their fundraising goal of $1,000. This money will be used toward SMILE #UWokeUp TBI support opportunities for TBI survivors and families, in the form of a gift-card holding a certain dollar amount to a specific store for groceries, household and toiletries items. We will also set aside $50 to use toward our Tuesday night support group meeting…

SMILE #UWOKEUP Details & News Updates

Loveland Aleworks – Pints For The People … see you there!!

Are you wanting to be a part of a larger cause? Do you know someone who has sustained a concussion or traumatic brain injury? Join SMILE #UWokeUp at Loveland Aleworks on August 16 from 6pm – 11pm for Pints For The People. Loveland Aleworks, in Loveland Colorado, are donating $1 for every pint of beer sold for a fundraiser supporting SMILE #UWokeUp to have a larger impact on helping our community members with battling a…

SMILE #UWOKEUP Details & News Updates

AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR

Are you familiar with the show American Ninja Warrior? If you are not, I highly recommend that you start watching. Cannon Meyer, the first TBI survivor to attend one of SMILE #UWokeUp meetings, is going to be on the next season of American Ninja Warrior. We are totally ecstatic! Cannon has been with us since day 1 and we cannot wait to see where he takes this. SMILE #UWokeUp I encourage you to check out…

SMILE #UWOKEUP Details & News Updates

JuSt StArT…

Hiya friends, Happy Easter!!! This past week, I have been asked how did you become a business owner with a TBI? How does one go about making their dream a reality? How did you know that starting a nonprofit was what you needed to do? Along with other how’s that drove me absolutely bonkers, while embracing my face with a smile. This was when I was able to share my spicy secret to happiness with…

SMILE #UWOKEUP Details & News Updates

TUESDAY, MARCH 28 SMILEUWOKEUP MEETING @ PVH

SMILE #UWOKEUP, STARTED BECAUSE OF WHAT HAPPENED ON MARCH 30, 2012… 5 YEARS AGO… SMILE #UWOKEUP IS BLESSED WITH THIS OPPORTUNITY TO HELP INSPIRE OUR TBI FAMILY. FRIENDS, WE HAVE A REALLY EXCITING AND FUN MEETING PLANNED FOR THIS TUESDAY. MARCH IS THE MONTH OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS AND THE MONTH ENDS THIS FRIDAY. GET READY TO ROCK YOUR TBI WITH YOUR TBI FAMILY STRONGER THAN EVER. I CANNOT WAIT TO SEE YOU THERE AND GIVE…

SMILE #UWOKEUP Details & News Updates

MEDITATION

Hiya Friends, We are launching our meditation series starting on April 5th. If you are a TBI survivor or struggle with PTSD or have had a stroke and you are in Northern Colorado. Please reach out to Molly at smileuwokeup@gmail.com or Rhea at smileuwokeup.coc@gmail.com for details. SMILE #UWokeUp is a nonprofit organization designed to provide awareness of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in our communities, while providing support, tools and tips and TBI prevention insight. We…

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BIG WEEKEND FOR SMILEUWOKEUP …

Today, Saturday, February 4th, SMILE #UWokeUp held its first Board of Director meeting. We could have not asked for a better first meeting. There was so much support from complete strangers, with me as the exception, that amplified the love that was sitting around the table. I was in awe the whole time – as a new CEO, I’m still trying to catch my breath.   I want to say thank you to the Board…

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Yeti Chase

  Today, SMILE #UWokeUp competed in the Yeti Chase 5K, put on by Racing Underground, to raise awareness of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) to our communities. We were so blessed to have this opportunity  to share SMILE #UWokeUp mission with others, while running and showing the world that we are capable of overcoming our challenges. Almost five years ago, March 30, 2012, I had an accident in my home and sustained a traumatic brain injury…