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LIFT-UP

Since 1982, LIFT-UP has provided food through mobile sites and food pantries, a student lunch program and extended tables (soup kitchen). Financial support, volunteering and nonperishable food items are needed. Since the start of COVID more than 1 million pounds of food have been distributed.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
6
Full Time Staff:
6
Contract Staff:
1
Volunteers Annually:
150
Retention Rate:
100%

Renee Horton, Office & Programs Manager
Start Date: 2018

Renee Horton joins LIFT-UP as the Office/Programs Manager. She brings over 20 years of experience in creating, organizing and implementing programs, policies and procedures with the last 16 years at the Department of Human Services.
"I loved being able to help others gain confidence and re-build their lives through a wide variety of programs and partnerships. Working with LIFT-UP is a perfect extension of my background that allows me to continue to help those in need while bringing structure and organization to a beloved and established organization that impacts our valley from Aspen to De Beque," Renee shared.
Having lived in the valley for most of the last 25 years, she spends time with her husband Travis, her two daughters and four grandchildren.

John Dougherty, Interim Executive Director
Start Date: 2020

John has over 20 years in direct care, management and leadership John brings a depth of knowledge that values and respects the complex challenges health and human service organizations face from the ground level to the top. His broad range of roles and responsibilities throughout his career provide a breadth of skills and lived experience to help them succeed in strategic visioning, operational design and outcomes-driven implementation.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
12
Term Length:
3 years
Term Limit:
0
Total # of Board Members:
12
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
8
Male:
4
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
0
White:
12
Hispanic or Latino:
0
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

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

78%

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

Committees

Executive
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