When the Ouray County Response Fund launched in March, Mony Garriga helped hang up signs advertising it.
She posted one near the firehouse in Ridgway, and another in Ouray, encouraging people to donate if they were able and to apply if they were in need. At the time, she just wanted to help get the word out.
“I did not expect to be needing it, like a lot of people,” she said.
But then Garriga was forced to close her business, ITM Integrated Therapy, and the hotels where she offered therapeutic ...