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Pueblo Community Soup Kitchen, Inc.

The Pueblo Community Soup Kitchen (PCSK) depends on donations to serve meals to 115-200 people per day in a city where more than 15% of citizens and 26% of children are not able to eat half the time or more because of cost.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
1
Full Time Staff:
2
Contract Staff:
2
Volunteers Annually:
2,304
Retention Rate:
50%

William T McCreary, Kitchen Coordinator
Start Date: 2020

Previous volunteer, lots of dishwasher experience. Was a cook prior to working at the kitchen.

Ronda Mauro, Dishwasher
Start Date: 2020

Was a current volunteer. Now working part time as dishwasher.

Helen Benavidez, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2018

Helen Benavidez was born and raised in Pueblo, Colorado. Helen feels as though she has been doing some type of social work throughout her entire life and career. Helen retired from the Department of Social Services in Child Welfare after 17 years. Prior to that, Helen worked as an HIV Outreach Educator for Southern Colorado AIDS Project in Colorado Springs and Pueblo. Before that, Helen volunteered for AFSD which ultimately resulted her being hired to work as a Bilingual Case Manager and ultimately, as a Food Bank Coordinator for AIDS Foundation San Diego in San Diego, California.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
11
Term Length:
0
Term Limit:
0
Total # of Board Members:
9
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
5
Male:
4
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
1
Asian:
0
White:
7
Hispanic or Latino:
1
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

28

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

86%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

80%

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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