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2009-2010 Annual Report


Dear Friends, “Home” is a word overflowing with meaning, images, emotion, and memories. Even though I have my own family and my own home, the word still takes me back 2,000 miles and too many years from here to the small beach town where I grew up, and brings back the scent of salt air and apple pie and the sound of my father’s booming laugh. The truth is that home isn’t a building; it isn’t a place. It’s the feeling of comfort that embraces you when you are with the people you love, when you feel safe enough to exhale, relax, be who you really are – and dream of who you could become. Habitat for Humanity is synonymous with building, but we are not about houses. We are about homes. Buildings are hollow and empty without the chaos of everyday life, without the sounds of laughter and the smells of dinner cooking. Home is a feeling more than it is a place. Across Colorado, Habitat for Humanity volunteers, staff, donors and partners come together every day to build that feeling, brick by brick, for hundreds of families who have never felt it before. At the same time, we are building that feeling for ourselves – which is why each of us feels at home in our offices, stores, and construction sites, and why we call each other family. In these pages, learn what home means to each of us, and what we have done together over the past year to bring so many Coloradoans home. Join us in this coming year as we journey toward the end of our 1000 Homes Campaign, and consider becoming a part of our family.

Home is faith

Mission:

Karen Harkin Stefka Fanchi Board President Executive Director

home is fellowship

Habitat for Humanity of Colorado is a nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation whose purpose is to build the capacity of affiliates by increasing access to resources, facilitating communication between affiliates and the community, and providing statewide leadership toward the creation of thriving communities that support healthy families.

Habitat for Humanity Values:

Goals and Objectives

• SERVICE to God’s people, to the mission of Habitat for Humanity International, to Colorado affiliates, to partner families, to its stakeholders and investors, and to its board and staff.

Habitat for Humanity of Colorado works to eliminate poverty housing through the following goals, which are directly aligned with the Habitat for Humanity International strategic plan:

• INNOVATION in seeking new solutions, new resources, and new collaborations in order to meet challenges and overcome limited resources.

DIVERSIFIED FUNDING • Develop diversified sources of funds, in-kind donations, services and other resources, and distribute these equitably to affiliates.

• DIVERSITY of the strengths, talents, backgrounds, and communities represented by our affiliates, our board members, our stakeholders and investors, and our board and staff. • STEWARDSHIP of the abundance of gifts we are given, and accountability to our affiliates, to our parent organization, to our stakeholders and investors, and to the community at large. As a Christian ministry, we are called to model the life of Christ who embraced all people. Habitat for Humanity invites people of all faiths and beliefs to help us with the enormous task of ending substandard housing.

PUBLIC RELATIONS • Develop, promote, and coordinate statewide activities to increase public awareness of Habitat’s work in Colorado. COMMUNICATIONS • Facilitate networking and sharing of expertise, information, technical assistance, and other resources with and among Colorado affiliates. STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS • Develop statewide collaborations and partnerships that create opportunities for affiliates at a local level.


Affiliate funding & Financials Habitat for Humanity of Colorado FUNDING TO AFFILIATES

FY 2009-2010

Archuleta

$17,649.37

Berthoud

$8,091.37

Loveland

$230,920.75

Mesa

$26,377.32

Blue Spruce

$140,484.59

Metro Denver

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$148,269.77

Montezuma

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$3,000.00

Eagle

$208,324.03

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$4,015.28

$1.57

Montrose

$129,922.76

Pikes Peak

$175,528.72

Pueblo

$115,466.18 $141,033.07

Flatirons

$327,442.53

Roaring Fork

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$149,724.46

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$8,644.35

$4,598.00

San Luis

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$18,117.79

St. Vrain

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Greeley

$61,794.50

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$3,000.00

Teller

$56,556.70

$58,546.56

Telluride

$30,211.91

$7,159.36

Windsor

$4,000.00

TOTAL

Total Rural Funding = $1,060,702.01

$2,629,705.57

% of funding = 40%

Total Urban Funding = $1,569,003.56 % of funding = 60%

Total Affiliate Distribution FY 09-10 = $2,629,705.57 Total Affiliate Distribution FY 08-09 = $5,468,652.22

There’s no place like home for the holidays in Gunnison

Affiliate funding & Financials

FY 2009-2010

statement of financial position

ASSETS

REVENUES & SUPPORT Contributions

As of June 30, 2010

statement of financial position

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$203,346

$221,791

Cash and Cash Equivalents Inventory Due from Affiliates

$1,423,165

$4,587,305

Foundation Grants

$159,801

$246,882

Accounts Receivable

Government Grants

$854,876

$273,000

Note Receivable - Affiliate

$59,197

$52,758

$140,712

$305,120

$10,365

$11,113

$2,851,462

$5,697,969

Mortgage Sales

Corporate Grants Affiliate Support/Fee for Service Interest & Investment Income Total

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$625,306

$23,288

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636,768

701,626

110,013

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57,652

Equipment – Net

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47,202

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$786,814

Other Liabilities

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Refundable Advances

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67,804

4,891

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75,284

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Total Current Assets EQUIPMENT - AT COST Equipment

LONG-TERM ASSETS EQ2 Loan Loss Reserve Notes Receivable - loans due after one year Deposits TOTAL ASSETS LIABILITIES & EQUITY EXPENSES 2010 Affiliate Services (Programs) General Administration Total

2009

$2,676,951

$4,807,560

$164,653

$156,672

$2,841,604

$4,964,232

Notes Payable – Due Within One Year Total Current Liabilities LONG-TERM LIABILITIES EQ2 Equity Equivalent Investment

Percent of Administration

5.79%

3.16%

Notes Payable – Due After One Year Total Liabilities NET ASSETS Unrestricted Total Liabilities and Equity

469,232

459,374

$817,985

$786,814


1000 Homes The end of fiscal year 2010 also marks the mid-point of the 1000 Homes Campaign - Habitat for Humanity of Colorado’s ambitious drive to celebrate the 1000th home by pledging to serve the next 1,000 families. Colorado affiliates have come together under the umbrella of this campaign to build more homes than ever, and Habitat for Humanity of Colorado has pledged to raise $1,000,000 in new donations. Since the campaign was launched in 2009, 146 homes have been built in Colorado, housing more than 585 individuals. In addition to Colorado homes, affiliates have tithed more than a million dollars for international building, funding 245 homes abroad and housing nearly 1,000 people. This puts us at 42% of our goal – and all in the middle of a recession that has devastated the housing market. In addition to families served, impressive headway has been made on Habitat for Humanity of Colorado’s fundraising goals. Since January 2009, $539,214 in contributions from 53 new donors has been secured in support of the campaign. That’s 54% of our million dollar goal. The word is out – the 1,000 Homes Campaign was featured in 20 articles, and was advertised statewide through partnerships with LUXE magazine and Woodley’s Fine Furniture.

Paraguay Partnership While we keep building toward our next 1,000 homes, our friends and partners in Paraguay are working on their own campaign to build 1,000 homes. During their visit to Camp Colorado, we heard about their struggles with land tenure and a dearth of public policy supporting affordable housing, and we were re-inspired to support them in their work with teachers and other very low income families across that country. In FY 2010, Colorado Habitat for Humanity affiliates tithed $203,392 to Habitat for Humanity of Paraguay, doubling the funding received by the country’s program and making it possible to serve 34 more Paraguayan families. Habitat for Humanity of Eagle and Lake Counties sent the first Global Village team there, and in February, fifty affiliate leaders and partners from across Colorado, including six representatives from Habitat for Humanity of Colorado, will travel to Paraguay and will build five more homes in just five days.

FUN FACT: 166 Yellow Bricks were awarded to new donors at the $1,000 level or higher

There’s no place like home in Paraguay.

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Helping to make dreams come true. Advocate with Habitat! Fiscal year 2009 - 2010 saw many achievements in advocacy! Habitat for Humanity of Colorado not only continued programs such as Habitat Builds Colorado Day, but also added a Congressional Build to reach out to federal delegation staff and involve them in our mission. In March, thirteen affiliates and 12 homeowners joined 17 state elected officials and 4 congressional staff to hear about Habitat for Humanity of Colorado’s first legislative agenda at the annual Legislative Luncheon. After listening to powerful homeowner stories, Stefka directly correlated the plight of the Habitat homeowner to the bills Habitat for Humanity of Colorado was supporting. It was an exciting

session as all of the bills Habitat for Humanity of Colorado supported passed—including the heavily contested payday lending reform! In addition, Habitat for Humanity of Colorado increased the number of statewide advocates by 400% with an increased response rate of 185% through the use of an online advocacy tool. Joining Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka and Habitat for Humanity of Colorado on the Habitat for Humanity Metro Denver job site were nine congressional staffers, from both district and DC offices, for the first Colorado congressional build—where congressional representatives, staffers, and interns were invited

out to the job site. In addition, Habitat for Humanity of Colorado was excited to offer funding to affiliates who participated in the fourth annual Habitat Builds Colorado Day. This was in large part due to a grant from The Home Depot Foundation sponsoring 12 affiliate events. In support of local work, Habitat for Humanity of Colorado offerred 4 advocacy trainings to help affiliates further engage in this essential aspect of our mission to eliminate poverty housing.

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Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity Congratulations Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity for completing your 100th Home! The 100th home was dedicated on March 10, 2010 and is now owned by the Truong family. My Tien Truong, her two sons and her parents purchased the three-bedroom, two-bathroom home and couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity! My Tien applied to Habitat to give her boys a safe, permanent place to grow up and to help her father, who is in a wheelchair, regain mobility. Their home is outfitted with solar panels which will save the family money that “will be kept in a special account for the education of my children” said My Tien at the dedication. During this celebration, Paul Johnson, the Executive Director, read the following statistics about their past 100 homes: • • • • • • • •

Number of volunteers: 145,000 Number of volunteer hours: 1,350,000 Value of these hours: $16,200,000 Nails: 2,400,00 Screws: 600,000 Windows: 700 Doors: 200 Construction studs: 400,000

Habitat for Humanity of Colorado supported Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity during fiscal year 2010 with funding from the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority, Colorado Works, Colorado Division of Housing, Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka, Energy Outreach Colorado, Home Depot, Helen K & Arthur E Johnson Foundation and the Colorado Combined Campaign. “All these blessings I receive from God—but through you and I am so grateful because these gifts are beyond my dreams.” —My Tien Troung

Opportunity Knocks in Colorado springs

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Award Winners Exceptional leadership, community service, and innovation are all critical values that Habitat for Humanity encourages and relies upon to carry out our mission. Habitat for Humanity of Colorado recognized achievement in these three areas at the Habitat for Humanity of Colorado Awards Dinner at Camp Colorado: Together We Can Build It in May, 2010, by awarding the Lee Kundtz Volunteer of the Year Award, the Leadership Award for Executive Directors, and the Nicholson Award for Innovation in Capacity Building. Leadership Award for Executive Directors – Gwen Stephenson From the nominations submitted, Habitat for Humanity of Colorado staff enthusiastically selected Gwen Stephenson of Loveland Habitat for Humanity as the Executive Director whose leadership best embodied the following quote from Vince Lombardi:

“Individual commitment to a group effort- that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” As one of the half-dozen letters of support for Gwen’s nomination said, “She owns, embodies, and articulates this (Habitat for Humanity’s) vision, which is very much a part of who she is.” The fact that Gwen’s nomination received letters of support from board members, staff, and even other agencies in the Loveland area is a testament to Gwen’s extraordinary leadership and commitment to the Loveland community. Lee Kundtz Volunteer of the Year Award – Ken Schuetz Selected by the Habitat for Humanity of Colorado Board of Directors, Ken Schuetz is a true champion of Habitat for Humanity’s efforts to build safe, decent, affordable homes. He has been a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley for over six years, three of which as President of the Board. Under his leadership, Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley doubled the number of families partnered with each year, transitioned to the Carver Governance Model, doubled the amounted tithed to international building, and expanded to build in rural areas of the St. Vrain Valley. A steadfast advocate of Habitat for Humanity, Ken works tirelessly in the Longmont community to increase awareness of Habitat for Humanity’s mission through his numerous community affiliations. Nicholson Award for Innovation in Capacity Building – Berthoud Habitat for Humanity, First Accessible Home Operating in small community with limited resources, Berthoud Habitat for Humanity took a leap of faith last year by extending their hand to build a home with a family with special accessibility needs. The affiliate’s third home overall, Berthoud Habitat for Humanity successfully completed their first handicapped accessible home last year for the Purdy family. Their first accessible home was selected by peers at Camp Colorado 2010: Together We Can Build It to receive the Nicholson Award for Capacity Building.

home means determination—Metro Denver

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Save the date for an exciting, inspiring, and all new CAMP COLORADO: Finding the Way Home! Find your way to our new campsite— this year we’re “not exactly roughing it” in beautiful Beaver Creek! In this fifth year of our Rocky Mountain conference, Habitat for Humanity of Colorado will bring you the high quality presenters and content you’ve come to expect, plus: • Key note speaker Ken Kline, Chair of the Habitat for Humanity International Board of Directors • Networking café with expanded exhibit hall • Awards dinner and entertainment • Peer-led Executive Director Retreat • World premiere of Habitat for Humanity of Colorado’s movie: No Place Like Home

home is the future—BLUE SPRUCE

Camp Colorado 2010: Together We Can Build It brought together over 260 individuals from 39 communities across Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico and Wyoming. This year’s theme, Together We Can Build It focused on partnerships highlighting Habitat’s work locally, across the state, and around the world. Habitat for Humanity of Colorado was thrilled to be joined again by our partners from Habitat for Humanity of Paraguay to share the success of this global partnership. A conference highlight was the Networking Café and Exhibit hall which featured distinguished guest speaker Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International.

What Camp Colorado 2010 Participants Said: “Camp Colorado 2010 was an exceptional program and an exceedingly well-produced event: informative, inspiring and engaging. Participating as an exhibitor, it was clear to me why Habitat is such a successful organization and global movement.” —Sarah Harman Director of Advocacy Programs Housing Colorado

Habitat for Humanity of Colorado thanks the following Camp Colorado Sponsors:

“I was so pleased to see my staff who are both new leave the conference with so much helpful information to take back with them. They are both diving into their positions with excellent tools to help them succeed.”

CHFA Regis University Whirlpool Corporation Wells Fargo Habitat for Humanity International Energy Outreach Colorado FHLB Topeka

—Habitat for Humanity Executive Director

“Camp Colorado is an essential part of our continuing education and networking to maintain our mission and increase our capacity.”

“Habitat Colorado trainings are consistently NOT a waste of time and I REALLY appreciate your good stewardship of what is a very precious resource in my busy life! Thanks for teaching and encouraging us so well.”

—Habitat for Humanity Executive Director

—Margaret Gillikin Chaffee County Habitat Board

Camp Colorado is the largest gathering of affiliates in the Rocky Mountain Region bringing together board members, staff, volunteers, community representatives, business partners, local government officials and the faith community.

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Habitat for Humanity of Fremont County Happy 10th Anniversary to Habitat for Humanity of Fremont County! They have built nine new homes in the Cañon City area since being affiliated in 2000 and are not stopping there; they have the land and are getting ready to start their 10th house. To celebrate this exciting anniversary the affiliate along with their volunteers, homeowners, donors and local partners: • Built two new homes, one closed in August of 2009 and a second will close in early fiscal year 2011. • Hosted the Knowledge Café in January where 27 people representing 8 affiliates learned, shared and networked with each other in Cañon City! • Purchased, rehabilitated and opened a 4,000 square foot building that, as of June 2010, is home to a new ReStore and the Habitat administrative office. Habitat for Humanity of Colorado helped make these homes possible with funding from the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority, Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka, Colorado Works, Adolph Coors Foundation, Helen K & Arthur E Johnson Foundation, and the Colorado Combined Campaign. Home means establishing roots, Fremont

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In 2009–2010, Colorado Works invested $381,876 towards the creation of a standardized Family Services program benefiting the 30 Habitat for Humanity affiliates across the state. The program consists of four elements, all designed to better support families as they transition out of poverty. Those elements include 1) the development of a research-based, high quality curriculum; 2) the collection and publication of best practices and promising approaches in family support; 3) the provision of technical assistance and training for affiliates; and 4) the support and development of staff capacity in affiliate organizations. Highlights of the program include:

• Developed 7 curriculums for training families, Building My New Life–A Tool Box for Families • Translated 5 curriculums in Spanish • Created video for Homeowner Orientation • Published Best Practice manual, Unlocking Successful Homeownership • Offered 2 Train-the-Trainer events utilizing the new curriculum • Hosted 5 Bridges out of Poverty trainings • Provided an investment of $150,000 to fund 12 Family Services positions at affiliates

Comments from Affiliates: Habitat for Humanity of Teller County is excited to implement the Building My New Life–A Tool Box for family support curriculum.

We are very motivated in building communities and not just homes. We feel our support is needed in many areas of our family’s lives, not just living arrangements. Our emphasis will change from house to the family. Making the change from renter to homeowner includes many very important changes for the entire family and has long lasting effects for all family members. Habitat for Humanity of Grand County:

Is excited to have a ready-made curriculum and access to workbooks for the families to save the affiliate incredible amounts of development costs as we will not have to create our own materials. We feel that the curriculum and materials will provide the incentive to offer a fuller, more in depth family support service to their families.

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Capital Summit Affiliates in Colorado have been faced with critical issues arising from the recession that have forced us all to reexamine program sustainability as well as the current and potential role of the State Support Organization in the Habitat for Humanity family. Our nationally acclaimed accelerated asset recovery program (a partnership with the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority), which has had a significant impact of affiliates’ ability to serve more families, hit an abrupt end in 2008 as there was no market for the bonds upon which it was structured. This temporary but nonetheless dire situation left affiliates with an annual shortfall of nearly $8 million in unrestricted capital with which they had planned to meet current obligations as well as increased production goals related to Habitat for Humanity of Colorado’s 1000 Homes campaign. In response to this crisis, Habitat for Humanity of Colorado convened the Colorado Capital Summit, bringing together the best thinkers and practitioners from each of the 30 Colorado affiliates for an intensive 2-day meeting to tackle these issues. Current and potential partners representing state and federal agencies, banks and financial institutions, community development corporations, and for-profit developers were invited for this unique opportunity to hear firsthand of the challenges faced by affiliates, and to share candidly their own challenges of conducting business in this economic climate. The Summit provided invaluable insight to the needs and preferences of affiliates, the potential of new partnerships, and the feasibility of innovative capital infrastructure, and provided the foundation for Habitat for Humanity of Colorado’s strategic plan. Spotlight on Creative Capital As a direct result of the Capital Summit, a new $1.1 million in creative capital kept affiliates building. Four affiliates participated in the USDA 502 loan program, funding of approximately $850,000 in mortgages in Teller, Routt, Eagle, and San Miguel Counties. Habitat for Humanity of Colorado and USDA Rural Development forged a formal partnership and developed recommendations for affiliates interested in the program. Two affiliates – Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity and Flatirons Habitat for Humanity – closed predevelopment loans through the Habitat for Humanity of Colorado-Mile High Community Loan Fund program totaling $250,000 in new investment.

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Home is going green in greeley

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Highlights from fiscal year 2009-2010

Greeley Area Habitat for Humanity has built 80 new homes in Northern Colorado since 1987. However, in the midst of Greeley’s foreclosure crisis and unprecedented unemployment rates, board and staff reevaluated how to provide affordable homeownership while meeting vital community needs. Out of this assessment the Rebuilding our Community initiative was born. This monumental shift allowed the affiliate to purchase homes in foreclosure and rehabilitate them—helping to stabilize neighborhoods, while staying true to the Habitat model.

• 4 homes completed – 3 rehabs; 1 new construction • Partnered with Sears, allowing for larger ReStore space, at half the cost, in a great location

Habitat for Humanity of Colorado helped make these homes possible with funding from the Colorado Division of Housing, Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka, Colorado Works, Helen K & Arthur E Johnson Foundation, Energy Outreach Colorado, and the Colorado Combined Campaign.

• Laid ground work to receive NSP money through Greeley Urban Renewal Authority • Solidified plans to build utilizing solar panels and radiant flooring; bringing the average HERS rating to 25 and saving families money

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Building Capacity Habitat for Humanity of Colorado built on the success of past organizational development programs to increase opportunities and resources for affiliates this year. After three years of experience and data from the Cornerstone Project, Habitat for Humanity of Colorado identified three elements of the project to change in order to further improve both the process and the outcomes for affiliates and families. Eligibility – The Cornerstone Project is now a program that focuses solely on the unique needs of rural affiliates. This change is based both on need and demand from affiliates. Breadth of Focus – Each round of the project will focus on one tenet of organizational capacity. In 2010- 2011, partners will focus on resource development. This change was made to encourage partners to make great strides in one area instead of small steps in multiple areas – with the end result of having a more immediate impact on affiliate capacity and production. Duration of Partnership – The Partnership will be extended from a one-year term to a two-year term in order to work more in-depth with partners and ensure lasting change. In addition to these three areas of change, the 2010 Cornerstone Project was open year one to all rural affiliates through one day trainings and the addition of the Rural Forum at Camp Colorado. Twenty affiliates participated in the one day training events this past year through Knowledge Cafes hosted in Montrose and Canon City as part of the Cornerstone Project. Five affiliates were selected to participate in year two, receiving in-depth training and services. Selected Cornerstone Partners are Habitat for Humanity of Grand County, Habitat for Humanity of Routt County, Gunnison Valley Habitat for Humanity, Habitat for Humanity of Windsor and Habitat for Humanity of Montrose County. Habitat for Humanity of Colorado increased training and networking opportunities across the state as additional capacity building opportunities. Ninety three percent of all affiliates attended a networking event, training or conference call. Over 480 individuals participated in these events—an increase over the previous year by 30%!

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Prison Partnerships Habitat for Humanity of Colorado and the Crowley County Correctional Facility have partnered for 11 years on a truly collaborative and mutually beneficial vocational program. Since 1999, inmates at the correctional facility have constructed professional quality cabinets for Habitat for Humanity homes in Colorado. Beginning in 2007, they also began constructing roof trusses. In 2009-2010, inmates completed 94 cabinet orders and 34 roof truss orders for Habitat for Humanity homes around the state. Additionally, they constructed 26 cabinet orders sold at Habitat for Humanity ReStores to raise funds to build more homes. Through the partnership, Colorado affiliates are able to install high quality cabinets – sold at cost – for less than a retailer’s base model. Additionally, affiliates saved thousands of dollars on roof trusses built at the prison. With an estimated savings of 30%, affiliates saved a combined total of nearly $94,000. Inmates participating in the program can receive community college credit or enroll in an apprenticeship program to become journeymen carpenters, preparing them for gainful employment upon release. For many paroled inmates, securing a well-paid job upon release can be the difference between successful re-integration into society and reoffending. As one inmate states, they also gain additional life lessons, “cabinetry has taught me, and continues to teach me, the vital lesson of not taking shortcuts. Most failures in my life, including my incarceration, are attributable to this one fatal flaw.”

Home is HOPE

Habitat for Humanity of Colorado is proud to announce an expansion of this program to include countertops, which will be built at the Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility beginning in the 20102011 fiscal year.

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Home is the true purpose—Roaring Fork Roaring Fork Valley Habitat for Humanity is adding value to their community that reaches far beyond the families directly served through homeownership. Recent advances in organizational capacity are having a tangible impact all over the Valley! In 2010, highlights of accomplishments include: • 3 homes completed in 15 months, up from an average of one home every two years

• Reinvented the family selection process to respond to increased need and changing demographics. Media outreach was drastically expanded to reach as many families as possible, including radio, newspaper display ads, classified ads, real estate ads and personal outreach to social service organizations and human resources departments. As a result, the affiliate increased their application pool from 5-7 qualified applications to over 25 qualified applications.

• Built high quality, extremely energy efficient homes with HERS scores of 40, 25, and -6 — two of which are the best rated homes in Garfield County. • At a time when most employers were laying off staff, Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley expanded jobs in their ReStore. Habitat for Humanity of Colorado helped make these homes possible with funding from the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority, Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka, Colorado Works, Adolph Coors Foundation and Helen K & Arthur E Johnson Foundation.

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Board of Directors 2009-2010 Karen Harkin President Buddy Douglass Vice President Randy McCall Treasurer Jennifer Gokenbach Secretary Timothy Trowbridge Rick Belt Robert Baker Thomas Cox Jill Sievers Darla Goddard Robert Kron Melanie Phillips David Dalton

Board of Directors 2010-2011 Karen Harkin President Buddy Douglass Vice President Randy McCall Treasurer Jennifer Gokenbach Secretary Senator Dan Gibbs Timothy Trowbridge Rick Belt Robert Baker Thomas Cox Jill Sievers Darla Goddard Robert Kron Melanie Phillips Amy Schiebel David Dalton

habitat for humanity equals HOME

Staff 2010-2011 Stefka Fanchi Jill Frasier Karen Kallenberg Ryan Economy Kim Cooke

Executive Director Director of Operations Director of Capacity Building Partner Relations Manager Community Relations Manager

“Thank you to all of our many volunteers!�

AFfiliates

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS at Camp Colorado Habitat for Humanity in Colorado: Habitat for Humanity Archuleta County

Habitat for Humanity of Fremont County*

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver*

Habitat for Humanity of Teller County

Berthoud Habitat for Humanity*

Habitat for Humanity of Grand County

Habitat for Humanity of Montrose County*

Habitat for Humanity of Telluride Region

Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity*

Greeley Area Habitat for Humanity*

Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity*

Habitat for Humanity of Windsor

Habitat for Humanity of Chaffee County*

Gunnison Valley Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity of Pueblo*

Habitat for Humanity of Delta County

Habitat for Humanity of La Plata County*

Habitat for Humanity of the San Luis Valley

Habitat for Humanity of Eagle/Lake Counties*

Habitat for Humanity of Las Animas County

Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley*

Habitat for Humanity of Estes Valley

Habitat for Humanity of Montezuma County

Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley*

Flatirons Habitat for Humanity*

Loveland Habitat for Humanity*

Routt County Habitat for Humanity

Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity*

Habitat for Humanity of Mesa County*

Habitat for Humanity of Summit County*

* ReStore location Visit www.habitatcolorado.org for a complete listing and contact information of all affiliates.


like home

There’s NO place

Special thanks to: 550 S Wadsworth Blvd, Ste 150 Lakewood, CO 80226 303-454-8965 www.habitatcolorado.org


HFHC Annual Report 09-10