It is the 8th largest geographically and 21st most populous U. The state was named for the Colorado River, which Spanish travelers named the Río Colorado for the ruddy silt the river carried from the mountains. Grant signed Proclamation 230 admitting Colorado to the Union as the 38th state.The Territory of Colorado was organized on February 28, 1861, and on August 1, 1876, U. Colorado is nicknamed the "Centennial State" because it became a state a century after the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence.Some services are available regardless of income, while others require an income screening or parental co-pay.Some family services and foster care/adoption programs are also governed by the Comprehensive Services Act.
They provide twenty-four hour emergency services, as well as select range of diagnostic services, rehabilitative services and specialty clinics. Founded in 1981, the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is the largest organization alleviating hunger in Western and Central Virginia.We serve Alleghany, Bath and Highland Counties, the town of Clifton Forge and Iron Gate.Our services include; an emergency shelter; individual counseling, empowerment groups; crisis intervention; court advocacy; and educational presentations.The agency also networks with numerous government, state and local agencies, community civic groups, churches and work groups to meet special needs that arise.) is a state of the United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains. The estimated population of Colorado was 5,540,545 on July 1, 2016, an increase of 10.17% since the 2010 United States Census.