Dedicated individuals supporting the mission of the Kempe Foundation

Kempe Ambassadors work in concert with the Foundation to identify awareness, education, advocacy and fundraising opportunities that will help end child abuse and neglect.

Ambassador requirements:

  • Serve as community advocate for the safety, health and well-being of children and the work of Kempe.
  • Attend quarterly events for Kempe Ambassadors to hear updates from experts in the field and learn of new opportunities for engagement.
  • Make a financial commitment to the Kempe Foundation to help the organization achieve its mission.
  • Make connections to major donors, partners and/or volunteer leaders to continue growing our network of support.
  • Attend/participate in Kempe’s events and fundraisers throughout the year.

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How to be a great Ambassador:



Bring a Friend. Next time you are planning to attend a special event for Kempe, invite a friend. By engaging them you have multiplied your involvement and impact.
Events. Keep invitations to Kempe events handy and share with those you think would like to attend or sponsor. Be on the lookout for other organizations, public or private, that would make good partners.


Tell Your Friends and Family. Share what you learn from our experts and the importance of prevention and treatment.
Social Media. Go beyond ‘liking’ Kempe and engage with posts from our Facebook and Instagram pages. Share information
about Kempe’s upcoming events on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
Arrange a Speaking Opportunity. Arrange for one of Kempe’s team members to speak to your company or attend a civic engagement meeting with you.


Wear the Brand. Wear Kempe’s lapel pin or blue ribbon…You never know who you will run into and the conversation that may be sparked.
Get Involved. Be a part of Kempe advocacy efforts and share public policy messages that impact Kempe’s work with elected


Grants, Events, Matching Opportunities. Help us to raise money for Kempe’s mission. Keep your eyes and ears open for new fundraising opportunities to support our work.

Questions? Contact Denise Jendrusch


2019 Events

  • On November 14, our friends at the National Kitchen & Bath Association – Rocky Mountain Chapter are hosting a holiday fundraiser for The Kempe Foundation. Join them for a night of fun, food, drink, as well as live and silent auctions all while raising money for Kempe! RSVP here.
  • On Aug. 1, we hosted a summer reception for our Ambassadors at the LIV Sotheby’s office.
  • On Feb. 7, Ambassadors and guests joined us to learn how childhood trauma impacts the mental health of children as they grow and develop. We discussed the importance of treating the whole family to deal with symptoms related to stress, trauma and adversity.
  • On Jan. 9, Kempe Ambassadors gathered at Del Frisco’s Grille to learn about upcoming Kempe events including Imagine 2019: Believe in Magic; WineLeague Wine Tasting Competition; and the Kempe Topgolf Challenge. Kempe is also forming its first ever Courage Classic team – Kempe for Kids. We shared how Ambassadors can help raise money and ride with our team.

2018 Events

  • On Sept. 4, Kempe Ambassadors and guests joined us to learn from a panel of experts on efforts to prevent sex trafficking in Colorado, as well as the treatment programs provided to the victims that are rescued. Kempe partnered with Extended Hands of Hope, a nonprofit offering safe housing and supportive services to sex trafficking survivors, to bring this important information to the forefront of the conversation on child maltreatment.
  • On May 22, Kempe Ambassadors joined us for a breakfast presentation on ECHO-CAN and SafeCare Colorado. ECHO-CAN is a statewide professional education initiative connecting health professionals and topic experts around the state. SafeCare Colorado is the evidence-based program offering proactive, in-home services that support at-risk families in gaining skills to provide a safe home for their children.
  • On Feb. 6, Kempe Ambassadors Kempe Ambassadors met at Bigsby’s Folly, a craft winery and cellar door, for drinks and appetizers and to learn more about Imagine 2018 and the Kempe Golf Classic.

2017 Events

  • On Oct. 12, Kempe Ambassador Dan Stern hosted our Ambassadors at the new Aurum Home Technology showroom in Denver’s River North district. Ambassadors engaged in an interactive presentation and learned facts and statistics about the impact of child abuse and neglect on our communities.
  • On June 15, Kempe Ambassadors heard from Patty Imhoff about why she supports Kempe and other efforts to keep children safe from harm. Charlie Monfort hosted Ambassadors at a Coors Field suite.