Reducing the Trauma of Child Sex Trafficking Victims – Q&A with Denise Abdoo

Children and youth who are victims of sex trafficking often experience high levels of trauma, which can have profound negative impacts on their physical, emotional and psychological well-being for decades. When working with these individuals, it is essential for child welfare professionals to recognize this past trauma and create supportive recovery environments. As a joint… MORE +

Empowering Survivors to Move Forward with Hope and Dignity

Brittany* was 15 when she was referred to Extended Hands of Hope by a caseworker from Jefferson County’s Department of Human Services. She had been in and out of jail since the age of nine, had a history of running away, and was grades behind in both math and reading. On top of this, her severe… MORE +

2020 Luncheon

Event Details: As the COVID-19 pandemic intensified in March of 2020, we made the decision to transform our annual luncheon into a 12-hour online celebration and fundraiser. Despite the swift change, we raised over $120,000. We are grateful to our staff and supporters for adapting and making the day a success! We look forward to… MORE +

We’re Putting the FUN in Fundraising this Summer!

The weather is about to heat up and so is fundraising for the Kempe Foundation! Help us raise money at different events in June so we can continue to keep all children safe and healthy by supporting experts in the field, advocating for children and engaging with communities. First up is the Piper Inn 50th… MORE +

A Message from Rep. Lois Landgraf

“It absolutely breaks my heart to think that kids will be mistreated and abused. I encourage anyone who sees something troubling to speak up and report it.” Motivated daily by her six wonderful grandchildren, Representative Landgraf is determined to protect and strengthen the well-being of Colorado’s children. As the representative for Southern El Paso County… MORE +