Realities For Children was incorporated in 1995 and has been funding the unmet needs of Larimer County children who have been abused, neglected or are at-risk since 1996. Currently Realities For Children supports the services of 31 local youth agencies and represents over 200 Business Members invested in making it their business to make a difference. The founder of Realities For Children is a former child protection case manager with Larimer County Child Protective services. After years of seeing children slipping through the cracks of the system, he dedicated his efforts to creating a safety net of service and funding for children who have faced abuse and neglect so that no child would be forgotten. He called this safety net Realities For Children.