Brainstorming Blog

It’s Brain Awareness Week!

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) occurs each March and is an international campaign to highlight the benefits of brain research.  This year BAW is March 10-16.  This is a great time to educate yourself on all things brain. Organizers around the world offer lectures, activities, laboratory tours, workshops, exhibits, and more.

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The 16th Annual Donohue Party

If you are in the area, celebrate St Patrick’s Day and support the Avielle Foundation!                                      The Fainting Goat is located at: 846 Broadway Denver, CO 80203 Click here for a Map

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The Firefly Newsletter

Dear Friends of The Avielle Foundation, It is with great joy and excitement that we present you with our very first newsletter, The Firefly.  We want to sincerely thank you.  Without grass root support we would not have made such great progress.  We hope you are proud of what you

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Congressional Brain Health Education

This past week, on Tuesday February 11th, The Avielle Foundation was in Washington, DC for a special visit to the Capital.  Hosted by Connecticut Senators Chris Murphy and Dick Blumenthal, we had the opportunity to present an education briefing about brain health and the mission of the Avielle Foundation.  The

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The Avielle Foundation in the Press

The year, 2013, is coming to a quiet close.  While December has been a difficult month of cold reflection, we are thankful for the incredible support we have had from people around the world – People like you.  Indeed, without your support, we would not be standing strong – THANK

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Avie-Fest 2013 Hosted by LD’s BBQ

If you are in the neighborhood of East Troy Wisconsin this Saturday, October 26th, come celebrate community and life with us!  LD’s BBQ, owned and operated by our great friends Leon and Liz, are hosting a family fun BBQ.  There will be live music, a silent auction, and the most

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Newtown Pumpkin Festival

Halloween has been one of Jenn, Avielle, and my favorite holidays.  Here in New England, it brings with it the Fall and the most amazing beauty (to be fair, the last two years it brought some really scary weather).  We love to decorate the house with spooky decorations and to

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Rock On Temple of the Dad!

Come and check out Temple of the Dad playing the night before Avielle’s Carnival!  Their shows are a blast, Humphreys Backstage is an ideal place to have fun on a Saturday night, and it is for a great cause. Temple of the Dad (TOTD) was founded by a group of

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Avielle’s Carnival

We are excited to have our fantastic San Diego crew putting their amazing minds together to help the Avielle Foundation prevent violence through community engagement and education.  You may have seen it on our Events page (https://aviellefoundation.org/events/avielles-carnival/), we are having a carnival in San Diego on October 13!  This is

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Denver Brainstorming 5K – Thanks!

The Avielle Foundation’s first ever and first annual Brainstorming 5K was successfully held on August 25th, 2013. Approximately 350 people ran, walked, and rallied for brain health and collectively, we raised awareness and over $15,000 in funds. The inaugural event was held at Clement Park in Littleton, CO. We were

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