In 2013 Adopt Colorado Kids began. In 2015 the team embarked on a mission to scale its impact nationwide, founding America’s Kids Belong, and our flagship chapter became Colorado Kids Belong.
Our programs include:
Tracee leads the work in our Colorado team. She is passionate about connecting people to serve in their communities. She has worked for nonprofits around the world. After serving as foster family helpers for a few years, she and her husband got foster certified in 2020 in order to adopt a teenager who came to one of our I Belong Project shoots. Tracee worked as a foster care recruiter in Larimer County and as I Belong Project Manager.
Foster Friendly Manager
Britt is moving us toward a more Foster Friendly Colorado. Her own life experience of being in foster care grew her heart for vulnerable kids. She knows everyone can do something to support kids in foster care, even without becoming a foster parent.
Foster Care Recruitment Manager
Courtney oversees our family-recruitment efforts in Colorado. She loves inspiring others to become involved in foster care. Courtney and her husband have fostered 51 children and adopted six. She is determined to help recruit and support excellent foster parents that can help children thrive.
Ashley is a licensed social worker who has served the foster care community for 10+ years in various roles. She has witnessed the desperate need for more support for foster families. Ashley is passionate about creating a Foster Friendly community to support foster families with the hope that every vulnerable child will find belonging.
I Belong Project Manager
Sheila first joined our team as an intern and joined our staff in 2021. She holds a degree in Family & Child Science and has a passion for getting people involved in foster care in ways that utilize their gifts, abilities and resources. Sheila and her husband are foster parents.
Maddie joined our team in 2022. She holds a degree in Marketing and uses her creativity, management and operations experience to advance the mission. Maddie has a heart for children, especially those whose voices can be lost. She loves wrapping around foster families in her community.
Wendy Jo Faulhaber
Foster Care Training Facilitator
Wendy Jo joined our team in 2022. Wendy Jo has worked in the Child Welfare system 20+ years serving children and young adults aging out of foster care. She is passionate about walking alongside the vulnerable, sharing her skills to motivate, educate and inspire.