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Clothes to Kids of Denver, Inc.

Students ages 3-21 in the 11-county Denver Metro Area count on CTKD for their school clothing. We currently provide more than 10,000 wardrobes annually (21+ pieces each) and have provided more than 70,000 wardrobes since opening in September 2008. Thank you for your generous support!

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
4
Full Time Staff:
3
Contract Staff:
1
Volunteers Annually:
450
Retention Rate:
100%

Lisa Maloney, Program Director
Start Date: 2017

Ms. Maloney brings a wealth of retail management experience to her position as Program Director of Clothes To Kids. She is responsible for coordinating the daily processing of all incoming donations, tracking outgoing wardrobes and volunteer training/supervision.
Past Employment:
15+ years of experience in retail management at GAP, Eddie Bauer and Brooks Brothers.

Katie Jones Jadwin, Communications Director
Start Date: 2019

Ms. Jadwin started with Clothes To Kids as a Community Outreach Intern in September 2010, and then was hired as Clothes To Kids' first employee following her graduation from the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work. In January 2014, Ms. Jadwin was named the first Executive Director of Clothes To Kids and served in this role through July 2019. Following an out-of-state move, she has transitioned to Communications Director, responsible for overseeing the organization's marketing communications and public relations efforts, web presence (website, social media, etc.) and grant writing.
Past Employment:
• Resource Development and Family Support Services Intern for the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless.
• Vocational Supervisor at Providers' Resource Clearinghouse.

Valerie Lunka, Executive Director
Start Date: 2019

Ms. Lunka was the first Development Director at Clothes To Kids, and served in this role from April 2014-July 2019. She was promoted to Executive Director in August 2019 and is responsible for overall operations, financial management, and the recruitment identifying key partners whose support will help the organization achieve its goals.
Past Employment:
• Eighteen years at Advocates for Children, the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) organization serving Colorado's 18th judicial district. Ms. Lunka held a variety of positions there, including CASA volunteer, board member, Red Wagon Ball founder, Board Chair, and finally Development Director.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
7
Term Length:
2
Term Limit:
0
Total # of Board Members:
16
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
11
Male:
5
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
0
White:
14
Hispanic or Latino:
2
Multiracial:
0
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
0

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

3

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

83%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

100%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

0%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

No

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