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Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904

2020-2021 Annual Report

Dear Kidpower friends,

Sara (top), Jan (on slide)

During this year of unparalleled ambiguity and change, one thing has remained the same: Kids profoundly benefit when they are trained and empowered to keep themselves safe. Kidpower Colorado has steadfastly met our mission of doing just that. The complexities and challenges of the pandemic have not deterred us. In fact, we have increased our reach, expanded our services, and have partnered with other community agencies in new ways to provide cutting-edge personal safety and violence prevention education.

As of November 1, we are co-located in Safe Passage’s new children’s advocacy center on the west side of Colorado Springs. This collaboration fosters the ideal model of child abuse prevention and healing and is a first for Colorado. Partners include: Safe Passage Children’s Advocacy Center, CSPD Child Crimes Unit, UCHealth, The Family Center, and Kidpower Colorado. As always, Kidpower also continues to prioritize our very important risk reduction/prevention work to help all kids be safe, confident, and strong. The integration of our administrative offices and training space will enable us to further expand services and train more kids and their caregivers in our unique, positive, and age-appropriate way.

In our 2020-2021 program year, we trained 2,564 kids and caregivers in mostly virtual workshops. We were also able to add essential additional resources to meet the ever-increasing demand for our services. We were and are determined to reach kids and families in whatever way we can. No child was or will be turned away for inability to pay.

We could not have accomplished this success without the generous and loyal support of our outstanding community.

The skills we teach can truly make a difference in people’s lives and we have many success stories of children who have effectively used their skills to avoid potentially dangerous situations. We are inspired and energized by the commitment of our supporters to help young people be safe, strong, connected, and protected. As we look forward to 2022, we are excited about the opportunities that our co-location and organizational growth will provide for Kidpower Colorado, and for the communities we are delighted to serve.

Wishing you and your loved ones health and safety,

Sara Sugerman
Board President

Jan Isaacs Henry
Executive Director

2020-2021 Year At-a-Glance
Kidpower by the numbers
Kidpower Thanks Our Generous Supporters

We value every one of our generous donors. If your name has been accidentally omitted from this list, please call the office! We would like to acknowledge your generosity.

$10,000+

Anonymous
Anschutz Foundation
Colorado Enterprise Fund
Colorado Springs Health Foundation
James Gaynor 
Victim Assistance and Law Enforcement Fund

$5,000-$9,999

Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation
Inasmuch Foundation
Kenneth King Foundation
The Marson Foundation
Cheryl and Marvin McDaniel 
Tracy Family Foundation
Virginia W. Hill Foundation

$2,500-$4,999

El Pomar Foundation
Great Relationships Education Center, Sara Sugerman
Jan and John Henry 
Heuser & Heuser, LLP
Robert D. Johnson, CPA, P.C.
Lee Patke 
Linda Peiffer Moyes & Ron Ilgen 
Nancy Saltzman and Gregory Roman 

$1,000-$2,499

Aaron Smith Plastic Surgery
Apogee Engineering, LLC
Mr. & Mrs. Bucknall
Rita and Bob Burns 
Louis and Lauren Clough 
Colorado Chapter SCI
Holly DeVore and Chad Glang 
The Eastern Colorado Bank
Ent Credit Union
Barbara Fanning 
The Faricy Boys Chrysler Jeep
First Bank
Sarah and Jon Hollaway 
Janet and David Howes 
Kurt Ones 
Monument Hill Foundation
Northwestern Mutual
The Nutrition Camp School Foundation, Inc.
Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
Prime Financial Strategies, Inc.
Relax the Back
Robert Saltzman 
Tracy and Robert Schneider 
Shugrue & Jackson CPAs, P.C.
Title IV Fund
Karin and George Wayne 
Rita and Bob Wiley 

$500-$999
  • Elaine Andrews 
    Anonymous
    Linda Balas 
    Dilys and Bill Brundage 
    Centennial Reproduction Center
    Camellia Coray 
    Kristi and Dean Couture 
    Lynnette Cunningham 
    Jerlene Dodd 
    Drive Right Academy
    Jenny Edmiston 
    Erickson, Brown & Kloster, PC
    The Family Center
    Nicole and Matt Forsyth 
    Ellen Frankel 
    Judy and Patrick Gigliotti 
    Melissa Hammock 
    Jennifer and Ken Harlan 
    Stephen Hopkins 
    Vicki and Paul Isenstadt 
    Drew and Megan Jeltes 
    JPS Engineering
    Kids Crossing, Inc.
    Kari and Chris Kilroy 
    Carla Lemmon and Shawn Hayes 
    McDivitt Law Firm, P.C.
    Monica L. Dobbin DDS
    Bill Moyes 
    Clif and Glynese Northam 
    O’Brien’s Carpet One Floor & Home
    Debbie and Robert Pearson 
    Tracey Porter and Marcy Langlois 
    Joan and Jim Shields 
    Springs Dentistry
    Springs Rehabilitation, PC
    St. Gabriel Catholic Church
    Thompson Insurance Agency, Inc.
    David Walden 
    Charlie Weeks 
$250-$499

Elaine Abramson
Altair Advisers LLC
American Family Insurance
Mary and Paul Anderson
Peggy Andrews
Rebecca Baldwin , PhD
Valerie Beck
Ann Biggar
Beverly and Don Bunce
Bussey Law Firm, P.C.
Rachel and Mike Cerchia
Pamela Chesnut
Christy and Scott Crase
Joanne and Stratton Davies
Deborah Sagen & Associates, LLC
Linda Ellegard
Eye Associates of Colorado Springs
Jean and Merlyn Forsyth
Stephen and Anita Friedman
Mary Friedrichs
Alison and Mike Gerbig
Groninger Concrete & Landscaping
Audrey Hall
Angela and James Hamilton
Wendy Hammack-Smith and Steve Smith
Melinda and Kent Hardage
Hartle Family Dentistry
Candace Heiken
Meredith Henry and Chris Knoepke
Suzanne Holland
King Soopers Neighborhood Rewards
Kelly and Bill Kissell
Kathy Koppers
Sherry Landwehr
Jason Laurie
Claudia Busch Lee
Gail and Jim Lopes
Marjorie Mara
Mathews Orthodontics
Jamie and Timothy McFadden
Becky and Jon Medved
Michael Moffat Homes
Pat Murphy
Newsome & Associates
Sharon and Jerry Orsund
Chris and Jim Park
Pine Top Orthodontics, PC
Lisa and Bud Rainsberger
Kate and Dennis Raphael
Laura Reich
Gillian and Richard Russell
Elizabeth Seelig
Beth Seymour
Valerie and Jeff Sievers
Simply Kids Dental
Ann Steiner
Wynde and Jim Stinson
SunWater Spa
Nancy Eisenschiml and Mike Taterka
TEKsystems
Vectra Bank
Amy Ward
Steven Weinstein and Gail Cooper
Robert J. Wilcox, CPA, P.C.
Julie Wolfe

$100-$249

Deborah Adams and Charles Campbell 
Sue and Vic Andrews 
Janet Andrews
Shirley Baldwin 
Ann Barrett 
Mary and Frank Barry 
Colleen and Brad Barton 
Maureen and Hunter Basenberg 
Gayle Beyer 
Lynette and Renzo Bianchi 
Abby Bleistein 
Hon. Peter Booth 
Larry and Barbara Borland 
Connie Brachtenbach and Victoria Gregor 
Lynne and Philip Brown 
Vennita Browning 
Bruce Eskew, CPA
Janet and Norm Buss 
Brenda Butterfield 
Lynn and John Cameron 
Mary Chigos 
Barbara  and Alan Coleman 
Ashleigh and Jeff Curry 
Alison and Bob Cutter 
Mark Dempsey 
Nancy and David DiCocco 
Tom Diehm and Tom Davis 
Dave Dilley 
Ann Forsyth 
Jonathan Friedman 
John Geiger 
Dennis and Sharon Gilbert 
Alice Goldsmith 
Janet Gould 
Michele Graham 
Sheilah Graham 
Tom Graham 
Ida Greenfield 
Tiffany Greve 
Alan Happel 
JoAnn Hauck 
Maryjane and Jared Hayes 
Chris and Karl Herndon 
Michele Hodges 
Jennifer Huffman 
Peggy Ives 
James Jacobs 
Krista Johnson 
Amanda Johnson 
Ann-Marie Jojola 
Sara Kennedy and Lonnie Burkholder 
Robin and Jeff Knoepke 
Robert LaMont 
Bev Lauck 
Nicole Lonsway 
Amber Luongo 
Ann Mabry
Kirsten Martin 
Barbara Midyett 
C.J. Moore 
Ellen and Dave Nelson
Melanie Oliver 
Katie Philipson 
Sue and Ed Poremba 
William Prentiss 
Rainsberger Wealth Advisors
Katie Reinisch 
Austin Richman 
Michelle Ridnour 
Lynn and Lenard Rioth 
Inez and Ron Robinson 
Simone and Michael Rogers 
Adrienne and Anthony Roman 
Carin and Rex Rowan 
Betz and Wayne Smisek 
Alicia Souvignier 
Cherie Stadjuhar 
Mary Stamp 
Laura Steinbach 
Judy Tatum 
Irene van der Zande 
Hilary Vasquez 
Mayo and Myra Walcott 
Theresa and Michael Watson 
Kathy Wexler 
Karen Wichelmann 
Theresa and Randy Wolf 
Natalie and Matt Yungner 

$1-$99

Jody Alyn 
Anonymous
Anonymous
Anonymous
Anonymous
Anonymous
Anonymous
Gina Apruzzese and Ian Henry
Kristen Apruzzese 
Linda Armstead 
Susan Baker 
Lorin Barcus 
Patricia Barton 
Mary and Todd Baumgartner
Cristine Benze 
Jennifer Beyer 
Carre Dawson Bistline 
Amanda Bristol 
Marian Burger 
Ezra Burns 
Sherry and Glenn Butcher 
Jay Butler 
Nanci Campbell 
Lynne Casebeer 
Evelyn Cedrun 
Mary Celetti 
Kathy Colman 
Kathy Corcoran 
Krissy Cordova 
Alisa Cox 
Paola Daley 
Marcia Davenport 
Joanne Desrochers 
Lien Diep 
Megan Dommer 
Jessica Druxman and Jacob Weiss 
Kathryn Ann Dykstra 
Hayden E Thompson 
Kathleen Edie 
Brenda Elliott 
Karin Ellis 
Rhonda Feeley 
Sandra Felt 
Paul Ferrante 
Polly Fiedler 
Laura Fisher-Marvin 
Kimberly Fix 
Gloria Flanzer 
Alice Franey 
Michelle Frank 
Valerie Franz 
Dawn Friedman 
Rene Frost 
Barbara Furr-Brodock 
Susan Gates 
Sara and Calvin Goroski 
Jeannette and Patrick Graham 
Ellie Hall 
Shelby Hall 
Jennifer Hansen 
Jessica Harris 
Linda Hayes 
Jody Hearn 
Kerry Hofle
Leslee and Brett Hull 
Leah Huxtable 
Annette Hynes 
Eugene Hynes 
Cindy Ilgen 
Robin Izer  
Sue Ellen Jeltes 
Susan Johnson and Ted Grubb
Robin Johnson
Cary Jones 
Laura Kadlecek 
Kathryn Kaidy 
Brian Kates 
Kathi Braden Interior Design
Margot Keen Harris 
Sara King 
Sharon and Joe Kissell 
Kim Kitchen 
Shay Knowles 
Ruth Knox
Heather Krammes 
Amy Kruse 
Amy Kunstle 
Marta Lacombe 
Gloria Latimer 
Alice Lee 
Mary Ann and Harry Lemmon 
Kristen and Matt Love 
Lori Lujan 
Jean Lux 
Marianne Marquardt 
Ann and Robert McDonald 
Sharon McDowell-Larsen 
Tracy McGurran 
Joanna McLaughlin 
Andrea Meier 
Lynn Mendenhall 
Donna Merrifield 
Mary Micheaux 
Kim Miller 
Melina Miller 
Chris Montgomery 
Phil Morgan 
Kelsey Moyes 
Catherine Mundy 
Shannon and Neil Myers 
Steve Noblitt 
Jill Nore 
Raennette Normand 
Megan and Craig O’Boyle 
William Oliver 
Alaysia O’Neal 
Matt Pestine 
Jennifer Plattenberger 
Sue Prendinger 
Laura Quinn 
Anne Robbins Cohen 
Quanita Roberson 
Tricia Roberts
Jenny Schell 
Carolin Schneider 
Jane Schultz 
Paula Seuffert 
Patty Shure 
Amy Siegel 
Hanna Silver 
Jen Simon 
Teresa and John Simons 
Whitney Small and Luis Monroy 
Judith Smith 
Jackie Smith-Hill 
Kristi and Peter Speiser 
Christine Sperr 
Michael Stoken 
Rachel Stovall 
Kathryn and George Stults 
Sylvester Taylor 
Shelley Thompson 
Gloria Thuon 
Celia Timms 
Joeffrey Trimmingham 
Roberta Tugenberg 
Maggie Vail 
Kathy Valtin and Jeff Work 
Lolly VanTeylingen and Michael Offutt 
Lauren Vanderlugt 
Rudy Vasquez 
Suzanne and Lee Vaughn 
Serena and Russ Vogel 
Cheryl Von Sprecklen 
Deborah Weiser 
Theresa Wolf
Vicki and Bob Wolfson 
Thomas Yaudes 
Mary and Alden Yungner 
Megan Acree Zengerle



Adam & Seth Herzog Fund

Robert Blair
Brenda Butterfield
Barbara and Alan Coleman
Dave Dilley
Laura Kadlecek
Erin Kohler
Adrienne and Anthony Roman
Nancy Saltzman and Gregory Roman
Robert Saltzman
Joan and Jim Sheilds
Teresa and John Simons
Charlie Weeks

RJR Fund for Kidpower

Connie Brachtenbach and Victoria Gregor
Alison and Mike Gerbig
Gloria Latimer
Kirsten Martin
Laura Steinbach
Lauren Vanderlugt
Hilary Vasquez

Tributes
  • Mary Barry

                By: Peggy Andrews
Christine A. Beyer
               By: Jennifer Beyer
Meecy Campbell
               By: Wynde and Jim Stinson
Eliot and Fran
               By: Robert LaMont
Jeannette Graham
               By: Eugene Hynes
Elizabeth and Greg Haubrich
               By: Shirley Baldwin
Jan Isaacs Henry in honor of your incredible leadership for
so many years!

               By: Irene and Ed van der Zande

Roger Isaacs
               By: Jody Hearn
RGB
               By: Sara Sugerman
Msgr. Gregory Smith
               By: Judith Smith
Spiritwell
               By: Austin Richman
Sara Sugerman
               By: Lisa and Bud Rainsberger
                      
Katie Reinisch
Susan Wheelan
               By: Jenny Schell

Memorials
  • Jan DeBoer
  •                 By: Janet Gould
                          Kurt Ones
                          Karen Wichelmann
  • Connie Dembrowsky
  •                 By: Rita and Bob Wiley
    Joey Ellegard and Bill Laurence
  •                 By: Linda Ellegard
    Douglas Forsyth
  •                 By: Ann Forsyth
    Adam & Seth Herzog
  •                 By: Adrienne and Anthony Roman
                          Nancy Saltzman and Gregory Roman
                          Joan and Jim Shields
  • Frank Hopkins
  •                 By: Stephen Hopkins
  • Joyce Isaacs
  •                 By: Elaine and Floyd Abramson
  •                       Anonymous
                          Gloria Flanzer
                          Mary Friedrichs
                          Dawn Friedman
                          Jonathan Friedman                      
                          Stephen and Anita Friedman
                          Judy and Patrick Gigliotti
                          Alice Goldsmith
                          Ida Greenfield

                          Angela and Jim Hamilton
                          Susan Johnson and Ted Grubb
                          Jason Laurie
                          Diane and Rae Loschen
                          Marianne Marquardt
                          Matt Pestine
                          William Prentiss
                          Pearl Rieger
                          Elizabeth Seelig
                          Ann Steiner
                          Wynde and Jim Stinson
                          Michael Stoken
                          Hayden E Thompson
                          Joeffrey Trimmingham
                          Roberta Tugenberg
                          Mayo and Myra Walcott

                          Steven Weinstein and Gail Cooper
  • Myrna Jones
  •                 By: Cary Jones
  • Annie Kurtz
  •                 By: Megan Acree Zengerle
                           Rachel and Mike Cerchia
                           Ashleigh and Jeff Curry
                           Kathryn Ann Dykstra
                           Maryjane and Jared Hayes
                           Gillian and Richard Russell
                           Angela and Jim Hamilton
                           Irene and Ed van der Zande
  •                        Natalie and Matt Yungner
                           Carla Lemmon and Shawn Hayes

                           Vicki and Paul Isenstadt
                           Lynn Mendenhall
                           Natalie Hale
                           Amy Kruse
                           Susan Baker
                           Ellen Frankel
                           Jennifer Huffman
                           Sara Sugerman

                           Sheilah Graham
                           Celia Timms
                           Tom Graham

    Carol Kurtz
                    By: Lynn Mendenhall
    Mike McDonald
                    By: Ann and Robert McDonald
    Ron McRae
                    By: Christine Sperr
    Linda E. Saltzman
                    By: Charlie Weeks
    Sharon Saunders
                    By: Sheilah Graham
    Mary Seelig
                    By: Elizabeth Seelig
    Eliot Sugerman
                    By: Ann Barrett
    Rhianna vanTeylingen
                    By: Lolly vanTeylingen and Michael Offutt
    Margaret Wright
                    By: Vennita Browning
    Brian Yaudes
                    By: Thomas Yaudes  

If your name has been accidentally omitted from this list, please call the office!
We would like to acknowledge your generosity.