colorado springs Annual Report July 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010 Happy 15th Birthday! Kudos to Kidpower From the President of the Board “The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office and the Executive Director: is acutely aware of the need for programs that can help keep children Dear Kidpower friends and supporters, safe. Kidpower teaches children skills to reduce the risk of victimization. This has been a year of exciting accom- We refer people to Kidpower plishments for kids in the community and for when asked about organizations which Kidpower! teach children safety and confidence- Kidpower achieved an important mile- building skills. Their concern for stone this year as we reached our 15th children is immediately apparent. birthday. We celebrated the occasion with a cake – Terry Maketa, Sheriff, and a special rendition of ‘Happy Birthday’ at the Chocoholic Frolic on May 1. We are grateful El Paso County for the many outstanding people who helped Students learn to set clear boundaries. Kidpower grow. The passion and commitment “Empowering children to believe of so many people working together has in themselves and their ability to resulted in an amazingly successful, collaborative community effort. And it’s all create change in those around them been for the benefit of kids. We are proud to say that we have never turned away — this is the gift of Kidpower.” a child in financial need. This year, 77 percent of all workshop attendees received – E. Jacqueline Winston, MPA, scholarship assistance. We initiated new programs last year with Colorado Families for Hands and Executive Director, Safe Passage Voices. This organization serves deaf and hard-of-hearing children and their families. We also established new partnerships with TESSA and Partners in Housing to provide safety education to children receiving services from those agencies. We continued development and field testing of our classes for autistic young people. Thank you to the following organizations and individuals for your time and generosity! • The Colorado Springs Police Department (U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, Child Sexual Predator Program). This partnership enabled Kidpower to significantly increase the number of low income students it serves. This year, 748 young people and 378 caregiver adults received training because of this grant funding. • The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, for choosing Kidpower as the beneficiary of their Guns vs. Hoses Charity Softball Event. • The Colorado Springs Panhellenic Association, for choosing Kidpower as the beneficiary of their American Girl Fashion Show. • Thank you to the Leadership Pikes Peak Class of 2010 for all their time and “Big Brothers Big Sisters is thrilled effort in researching and analyzing Kidpower’s needs for future office and to have a partnership with Kidpower. training space. Their project results are helping Kidpower plan strategically for Child safety is our number expansion as we continue to grow. one priority, and no one does a • Thanks to Brett Fouss, D.O., for his outstanding service to the board of directors better job of child safety training since 2008. We will miss you! and empowerment than Kidpower. • Congratulations to Kelly Church and Brian Kurtz, who completed their – Danielle Summerville, Kidpower certification training in California in January. Executive Director, We sincerely appreciate everyone’s role in helping us enhance the safety Big Brothers Big Sisters and well-being of children in our community. Thank you! We look forward to of Colorado – Pikes Peak continuing our work with each of you in the coming year. “Kidpower has worked with Early Connections for over 10 years and is a valuable partner in supporting the Nancy Saltzman, President, Kidpower Board of Directors safety of children in the Colorado Springs community. Congratulations on your 15th birthday!” Jan Isaacs Henry, Kidpower Executive Director – Diane Price, CEO, Early Connections Learning Centers colorado springs Circle Join the 1994 Circle Benefits of Joining the 1994 Circle Commemorating the year Kidpower of Colorado Springs Members of the 1994 Circle will have the opportunity was founded, the 1994 Circle has been established to to develop a stronger connection to the future of our ensure every child in the community will have access to community by giving kids and families the opportunity to Kidpower services, regardless of financial means. learn effective safety skills. Anyone may join the 1994 Circle by making an annual Those who join the 1994 Circle will be invited to gift of $1994 as an individual or business or by raising a celebration in their honor and will receive special $1994 for Kidpower of Colorado Springs as an individual recognition in the Kidpower annual report and on the or part of a team. Kidpower website. Kidpower staff will provide the guidance and support to Model for others the importance of leadership by help 1994 Circle members get started by setting up a fund giving to organizations that make a positive impact in our raising page online and providing options to send the link community! to one’s contacts. Non-electronic options are also available. colorado springs Then & Now First Program Last Program Year Year Individuals Served 164 3,275 School/Agency Programs 1 92 Community-based Programs 3 13 Special Needs Programs 0 9 Community Education Programs 3 7 Programs for low-income/ at-risk populations 0 83% Budget $23,337 $226,887 Board of Directors Brett Fouss, D.O. Michele Hodges Rachel Jordan Instructors Amanda Larsen 2009-2010 John Henry Robert D. Johnson, Anna Gruen Kelly Church Linda Schafer Nancy Saltzman, Paul Isenstadt, LCSW CPA Hannah Guerrero Kenya Cruzat Natalie Yungner Ph.D., President Ann-Marie Manning Sandra Johnson, Past- Oneisha Hayes Angela Hamilton Carla Lemmon, Lt. Clif Northam President Bianca Lenski Jared Hayes Executive Director Psy.D., Vice Darcell Palmer Brianne Mader Maryjane Hayes Jan Isaacs Henry President Jim Stinson Teen Advisory Anthony Miller Jan Isaacs Henry Program Director Wynde Stinson, Board Alyssa Northam Meredith Henry Natalie Yungner LCSW, Secretary Advisory Board Emma Brachtenbach Jordan Roman Karl Herndon Administrative Rita Burns Debra Campeau Paul Browning Cassandra Sulski Chris Knoepke Assistant Amy Folsom Jan DeBoer, LCSW Ajhena Connors Maggie Walker Brian Kurtz Heather Guerrero Celebrating 15 Years Kidpower Service Provision 2009-2010 3500 3,275 3500 3000 3000 2008-2009 2,353 2500 2500 2000 2000 1500 1500 1000 1000 500 500 0 Kidpower’s Chocoholic Frolic 2010 0 Adults and Children Served In May, Kidpower’s premiere event, the Chocoholic Frolic, drew 475 Our Funding Sources attendees to an elegant evening at the Garden of the Gods Club celebrating our 15th birthday. Jazz/blues/rock star Nicole Benton’s sophisticated presence and smooth voice warmed us all. And of course chocolate in all Program Revenue: Donations: its forms: drizzled, baked, infused, coated and frosted.The silent auction has $66,479 $39,988 become a mini event itself, with jewelry, gift baskets, objets d’art, and gift Foundation & certificates for dinners, sports, weekend getaways and much, much more. Corporate Grants Fundraising The $51,763 net revenue from the event will help support Kidpower Events $39,421 programs and services. The Chocoholic Frolic Committee is already $67,503 planning some new surprises for next year’s event on May 7, 2010. Many thanks to our 2010 Chocolatiers: Other Alpine Chef Catering (Sales, Etc.): $634 Art & Style Baking Cravings Five Star Events Creative Cakes by Carol Edible Arrangements How We Use Our Funds The Food Designers Program: $176,146 Garden of the Gods Gourmet / Café 36 General & Richard Carpenter with Administrative: $23,442 Harvest Mountain Foods Little London Cake Shoppe Fundraising: Mya Bella Cupcakes $27,300 Julie Pech, The Chocolate Therapist Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Sweet Celebrations Reviewed Financial Statements available upon request. Walter’s Bistro of Keeping Kids Safe! A Time of Transition Kidpower services were provided to the following schools, Thank you, Nancy! organizations and agencies this year: Our deep gratitude to Nancy Saltzman for her leadership as board president from 2001 – 2010. Nancy Academy International joined the Kidpower board in 1995 and became board president in 2001. Nancy’s warmth and love for children, along with her professional expertise as an educator and principal of Broadmoor Elementary from Elementary 1990 – 2006, have been invaluable. Audubon Elementary A devoted Kidpower advocate, Nancy has lent her considerable Bates Elementary energy and passion to help the organization grow successfully Big Brothers Big Sisters to what it is today. To express appreciation to Nancy for her Bristol Elementary unwavering dedication to the safety and well-being of children in Broadmoor Elementary our community, Kidpower established the Adam and Seth Herzog Carver Elementary Kidpower Fund. Nancy lost her beloved husband Joel and their Chamberlin Academy sons, Adam and Seth, in a tragic plane crash in 1995. “Adam and Cheyenne Mountain Seth were Kidpower graduates and they hold a special place in our Charter Academy hearts,” says Executive Director Jan Isaacs Henry. Colorado College This ongoing fund will be used in areas of greatest Seth and Adam Herzog Colorado Families for organizational need determined by a panel which includes Nancy, Hands & Voices the current Board president and Executive Director. Donors may designate funds for the Adam and Seth Columbia Elementary Herzog Kidpower Fund at the time the contribution is made. District 11 Staff District 11 Transition Thoughts from Nancy Early Connections Evans Elementary Kidpower of Colorado Springs makes life better for everyone in our community. With love and support, Falcon District 49 children and their families learn how to keep themselves safe with skills taught nowhere else. And Kidpower Transition never turns anyone away due to lack of funds. Freedom Elementary My 15 (and counting!) years on the board have allowed me to feel that I make a difference for children Fremont Elementary in our community and I plan to always be involved with Kidpower. I would like to welcome Carla Lemmon Gateway Elementary as the new board president and look forward to her leadership in the coming years. Grant Elementary I can’t wait to see everyone at the 2011 Chocoholic Frolic! Howbert Elementary King Elementary (D-11) Welcome, Carla! Lewis Palmer Elementary Littleton Public Schools We welcome Carla Lemmon as Kidpower’s new board Transition president. Carla, a clinical psychologist and mother of three Lowry Elementary boys, joined the Kidpower board in 2005. Carla has chaired the Madison Elementary Kidpower FunDevelopment Committee since 2006. Manitou Springs Elementary Thoughts from Carla McAuliffe Elementary Memorial Health System I am honored to move into the role of board president and Outpatient Pediatric excited about the future of Kidpower. When I first learned about Jan Isaacs Henry, Nancy Saltzman and Carla Lemmon Rehabilitation Kidpower, I was thrilled to discover a program that is proactive Monroe Elementary and reduces the risk of abuse, assault, and abduction rather than just dealing with abuse after the fact. Monterey Elementary I am a more effective parent, a stronger therapist, and ultimately a better person because of Kidpower. Mountain View The work that Kidpower does is important and difficult. I am inspired by the staff and board. Everyone talks Elementary the talk and walks the walk. People at Kidpower work from their hearts. My vision for Kidpower is to continue the momentum of the organization as we keep constant focus North Elementary on our mission. We will work to ensure that Kidpower reaches all children and families, particularly those Oak Creek Elementary most vulnerable, to make our community safe for everyone. Odyssey Elementary Partners in Housing Thank You Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy! All of Kidpower’s community classes that are open for enrollment to kids and families throughout Colorado are held in space generously donated by Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy (CMCA). We are most grateful for their support and commitment to the safety and well-being of young people. Says Executive Director Colin Mullaney, “We are honored to support Kidpower in their successful efforts to empower children.” CMCA is a public, K-12 charter school whose mission is to help guide students in the development of their character and academic potential through academically rigorous, content-rich educational programs. CMCA serves a diverse student population and CMCA’s students have scored among the top CSAP scores in the state of Colorado for several consecutive years. CMCA’s high school, named “The Vanguard School at Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy,” is ranked #1 in the state according to the Colorado Department of Education. Visit www.cmca12.com for more information. Thank you to the individuals Carla Lemmon & Shawn Hayes Wells Fargo Advisors Terry & Ted Schwartz Barbara Marder and organizations that have Memorial Health System Wilson-Tinker EMDR Institute Wynde Stinson, LCSW Barbara Martin Penrose-St. Francis Health Services Jennifer & Karl Wolff TMJ Clinic of Colorado Springs Sherry McDonough helped Kidpower grow during Greg Roman West One Family Dental Becky & Jon Medved our fiscal year – Jay Smith $250-$499 The William Storms Allergy Clinic Linda Moyes St. Patrick Catholic Church Peg Bacon & Julia Tanner Betty & Skip Wolfe Pat Murphy July 1, 2009 to Wal-Mart Rebecca Baldwin, PhD Kelly Young, Red Rock Realty Dale Nemerovski June 30, 2010. Wells Fargo Community Assistance The Bussey Law Firm Laura & Tom Neumann Chocoholic Frolic 2010 Fund Lisa Cirincione-Vanzant $100-$249 Lisa Phillips & Thomas Arnezeder Ashleigh & Jeff Curry Harry & Vicki Anderson Scott Reiman Sponsors listed in bold $500-$999 DeBoer Counseling Services, Inc. Donna Billek & Julian Bucknall Retired Enlisted Association Auxiliary Anderson and Carnahan, Attorneys Holly DeVore & Chad Glang Hon. Peter Booth Simone & Michael Rogers $10,000+ at Law Linda Ellegard & Bill Lawrence Connie Brachtenbach & Susan Mary Rose Anonymous Anonymous Amy Folsom Victoria Gregor Gillian & Richard Russell US Department of Justice COPS Janet & Norm Buss Judy & Patrick Gigliotti Don & Beverly Bunce Springs Community Church Preschool Child Sexual Predator Program, in Maurie & Scott Campbell Margie & John Grace Shethar Mary Campbell Judy Sturm partnership with CSPD Colorado Springs Kiwanis Foundation Tom Graham Coach’s Bar Julie & Glen Tindal Victim Assistance Law Enforcement Brett Fouss & Lisa Cunningham Great Relationships Education Belinda & Lee Corrie Kathy & Vincent Tucker Fund Goldberg Law Center Center Leslie Cramer Regina Walter Carol & Tom Gruen Sherri Gryboski, PC Lorelle & Glen Davies Westpac Restoration $5,000-$9,999 Heuser & Heuser, LLP Suzanne Holland Laura Dibble Rita & Bob Wiley Colorado Springs Utilities– Paul & Vicki Isenstadt Joyce & Roger Isaacs Nancy & David DiCocco Nancy Wilsted Community Focus Fund Bob & Sandy Johnson Mary Johnson Tom Diehm Vicki & Bob Wolfson El Pomar Foundation Kaiser Permanente Susan Johnson & Ted Grubb Dave Dilley Dr. Nancy Saltzman Kuby Gottleib Investments Randy R. Kilgore & Co. Melanie & Carlos Douglas $1-$99 Patrick Lemmon & Michelle Hynes Ann-Marie Manning Rose & Wayne Ebert Susie Ancell $2,500-$4,999 Liberts, Inc. Jamie & Timothy McFadden Luise Eichenbaum Sue & Vic Andrews Boeing Employees Community Fund Lotus Dementia Care Foundation, Linda McKay, LCSW Laurie Fahey Donna Arndt of Colorado Springs Randall J Bjork, MD, Chairman William S. Mead Teresa & Jerry Farney Kim Barnes Colorado Springs Alumnae Madrecita Enterprise/ Mercedes-Benz of Colorado Springs Jane Fredman & Dave Nordstrom Carrie Bartell Panhellenic Association Madrecita Investigations Meyer and Lydiatt Family Dentistry Anita & Stephen Friedman Kurt Bartley John Henry Consulting, LLC Cathleen Meadows & Robert Momentum Advertising & Public Mary Friedrichs Bear Creek Veterinary Care, P.C. Robert D. Johnson, CPA, PC Shonkwiler Relations Loren George & Steve Hyde Judith Benton Mitchell High School The NeuroConnection, Inc. Martha & Harold Gordon Kimberly Bolding $1,000-$2,499 Jerry & Sharon Orsund Newsome & Associates, PC Janet Gould Marcia Braden Esther Beynon & Alfred Metzger Wendy & Ron Pelton OPIE Motor Sports Maile Gray & Spencer Wren Marilynn Bradish Rita & Bob Burns Rainsberger Wealth Advisors Julie Ort Carolyn & Richard Griffis Nancy Brames Castaways Foundation Kate & Dennis Raphael Chris & Jim Park Susan Gunia Ross & Lindsey Brooks Colorado Springs Professional Regina’s Unique Botique Dale Payne Kaye Haas Monica Brown Fire Fighters Rhino’s Sports & Spirits Peoples Mortgage Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation Vennita Browning Colorado Springs Utilities Angelo Serrone Debra & Terry Plotkin Dana & Steve Hutchcraft Jason Buckingham Ent Federal Credit Union Kelly & Roger Sung Edgar Poremba, DDS Cary & Loles Jones Michelle & Roger Caldwell Steve Hopkins & Debra Campeau Twin Dental Mike Quinlan Carol & Mark Kurtz Nicole & Eric Caverly JoeArchitect, Inc. Charlie Weeks Salcetti & Associates Gail Lopes Marilyn Chamberlain Schools, organiza- More Kudos to Kidpower tions and agencies continued: Peak Education “As funding has been reduced, partnerships with organizations Penrose Elementary like Kidpower have become vital to sustain a safe community. Pine Creek High School The partnership between CSPD and Kidpower illustrates the Special Education value of collaboration, and demonstrates how we work together Pinello Elementary to leverage the maximum effectiveness at a time of scarce Pinon Valley Elementary resources.” Pioneer Elementary – Richard W. Myers, Chief of Police, Prairie Hills Elementary Colorado Springs Police Department Queen Palmer Elementary Rogers Elementary Rudy Elementary “Happy 15th Birthday, Kidpower! We are so appreciative of Ruth Washburn the work that you do with our most valued community asset, Cooperative Nursery our children. The confidence and safety skills you teach our School children is central to their growth and well being. Thanks Soaring Eagles for all you do and for being such an amazing community Elementary Springs Community partner!” Church & Preschool – Connie Brachtenbach, Executive Director, Steele Elementary TESSA Stratton Elementary TESSA “Kidpower’s teaching is particularly valuable to children in The daVinci Academy Urban League Child disadvantaged circumstances as well as people with disabilities Development Center and survivors of violence in its many forms. Kidpower is really Ute Pass Elementary human power, put to its very best use.” Venetucci Elementary – Gavin de Becker, bestselling author of, West Elementary The Gift of Fear and Protecting the Gift Widefield Elementary Ellie Coriell Gloria Lesher Gwen Wells Jan Isaacs Henry Sandra Menefee Mim Golden Kristi Couture Cindy Lindeman John Wells By: Tom Diehm By:Terry Judd By: Joyce & Roger Isaacs Dolores Crouch Dot Lischick Josh Winter Barbara Marder Kate Myers Michael Hearn’s beloved Sue & Kris Davis Linda & Frank Lynch Julie Wolfe Jan & John Henry By: Nancy & David DiCocco father Tracy & Jim DeGree Michele & Norbert Mader Pennie & Rich Young By: Meredith Henry & Chris The Neighbor Family By: Joyce & Roger Isaacs Susan Demos & Michael Galvin Leslie & Joe Malek-Madani Mary & Alden Yungner Knoepke By: Linda Moyes Joel, Adam and Seth Herzog Mary Monica Duquaine Kathy & Jim Mathers Marilyn Zirn Joyce and Roger Isaacs Ellen Norman By: Harvey Herzog Michelle Ebert Diana May By: Dale Nemerovski By: Cassie & Michael Lawless Nancy Saltzman Jan Erickson & Jon Thomas Laurie Mediavilla In-Kind Gifts Gillian & Richard Russell Denise O’Bleness Liam Hilton Laura Feldman & Glenn Lea Melville Albertsons Marilyn Zirn By: Cassie & Michael Lawless By: Mary Campbell Pressman Lynn Mendenhall Centennial Reproduction Roger Isaacs Gary Peiffer Myrna Lee Jones Sandra Felt Becky Meyer Center By: Barbara Marder By: Linda Moyes By: Cary & Loles Jones Polly Fiedler & Mike Hartley Barbara Midyett Cheyenne Mountain Charter Leah Jones Tracey Porter Nancy Levner’s mother, Lori & Ken Finn Joan Mullens Academy By: Cassie & Michael Lawless By: Candy Langlois Rachel Linda Flynn Kathy Mutz The Citadel Freita Keluche Tracy Porter & Marcy By: Joyce & Roger Isaacs Nicole & Matt Forsyth George Nicholos The Gazette By: Margaret Gilbert Langlois Marshall Padorr Gibbons Law Office, PC Lt. Clif & Glynese Northam Gold Glove Properties Brian Kurtz By: Susie Ancell By: Joyce & Roger Isaacs Margaret Gilbert Susan & Dan Oldfield Holme Roberts & Owen LLP By: Jason Buckingham Kordell Roberts Leonard Richman Gayle Graham Katy Page Jean-Marie Designs Nicole & Eric Caverly By: Kimberly Bolding By: Joyce & Roger Isaacs Jeannette & Patrick Graham Laurie Picus & Allan Weiss ListenUp Audio/Visual Marilyn Chamberlain Nancy Saltzman Linda Saltzman Sheilah Graham Pine Top Orthodontics, PC MJPhotos Coach’s Bar By: Ann Schenk Junk By: Nancy Saltzman Karla Grazier & Ward Berlin Tracey Porter & Marcy Linda Moyes Colorado Springs Barbara Martin Charlie Weeks Eileen Hall Langlois Pikes Peak Community Professional Fire Fighters Greg Roman Bernie Seelig Gabrielle & Richard Handley Sue Prendinger Foundation Leslie Cramer Barbara Schram By: Joyce & Roger Isaacs Carrie Hare Sarah Press Safeway of Manitou Springs Dolores Crouch By: Nancy & David DiCocco Cele Shure The Hauck Agency Alexandra Pressman S. B. M. Innovations Michelle Ebert Jim Stinson By: Joyce & Roger Isaacs Sandra & John Henninger Amy Richards Sweet Daphne Confections, Inc. Rose & Wayne Ebert By: Cathleen Meadows & Donald L. Teijelo Meredith Henry & Chris Jeffrey Rinsky & Rita United Rentals Gayle Graham Robert Shonkwiler By: Amy Richards Knoepke Zimmerman Walt Palmer Photography Sheilah Graham Leslie Wilkins Grace and Barclay Weaver Harvey Herzog Sharon Rogenmoser Tom Graham By: Cassie & Michael Lawless By: Gwen Wells Patricia Hillenius Carol Romero Tributes Susan Gunia Ruth Williams Kaylene Holdcraft S. B. M. Innovations, LLC Hani Ahmad Eileen Hall By: Carrie Bartell If your name has been Colleen Jenson Connie Schoonover By: Julie Wolfe Kim & David King Kate & Gavin Yungner accidentally omitted from this Terry Judd Lisa Sloan Geoffrey, Mark & Paul Carol & Mark Kurtz By: Ross & Lindsey Brooks list, please call the office! We Ann Schenk Junk Joyce Stafford Browning Cindy Lindeman would like to acknowledge Patricia & Bruce Kautz Strategic Financial Partners By: Vennita Browning Lynn Mendenhall Memorials your generosity. Sara Kennedy & Lonnie Chris Tessarowicz Roz Bryant Scott Reiman Pochi Arroniz Burkholder Christa Thompson By: Nancy & David DiCocco Connie Schoonover By: Joyce & Roger Isaacs Our thanks to Kooima Kari & Chris Kilroy Suzanne & Lee Vaughn Beverly & Bob Dodson Judy Sturm Robert Ashenhurst Kim & David King Debra Viau By: Nancy & David DiCocco Debra Viau By: Joyce & Roger Isaacs Kreations and KPB Printing Sam Knoepke Donna Visscher Mr. & Mrs. Milton DuPriest Josh Winter Ilene Cullen whose generosity Candy Langlois Edna & Dick Wallace By: Mary Campbell Carla Lemmon By: Bob & Sandy Johnson helped make this annual Cassie & Michael Lawless Beverly Weaver Marge & Roger Ericson By: Jane Fredman & Dave Bill Flynn Lauren Lemmon Joyce Webb By: Nancy & David DiCocco Nordstrom By: Linda Flynn report possible. Non Profit Org U.S. Postage 627 N. Weber, Suite 6 PAID Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Colo Spgs, CO Permit No. 434 0 9-201port! 200 l Re Annua Kidpower of Colorado Springs is… a nonprofit, charitable, tax-exempt organization established locally in 1994 to teach interpersonal safety and confidence-building skills to young people ages 3 to 18. Kidpower is part of an international association of centers, co-founded and directed by Irene van der Zande, teaching comprehensive safety programs in 13 countries around the world. Kidpower’s mission is to teach young people to use their own power to reduce their risk of abduction, assault, and emotional, physical and sexual abuse. Learn more at kidpowercs.org.
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