Jeffco Human Services Foundation

Mission: Moving from poverty to prosperity - one child, one family at a time.

Goal: End poverty in Jefferson County

Purpose: Help underserved people with access to resources that enable them to achieve self-sufficiency and break the cycle of generational poverty.

Background: Founded in 2017, JHSF directly supports Jefferson County Human Services and Jeffco Prosperity Partners (JPP) in providing resources that enable low-income Jefferson County residents to dream, achieve, and succeed. Investing in people brings the greatest rewards. Supporting community members to achieve their dreams fulfills the legacy of our nation.

Our Partners: We work with the following community partners to move toward our goal.

How to help: Donate Now

Support our community partners through volunteering and in-kind contributions.

JHSF is a 501 (c)(3) organization. Contributions are subject to individual and corporate tax circumstances based on donor’s situation.

Board of Directors

  • George Valuck, Board President
    • Board Chair - Metro West Housing Solutions
  • Moe Keller, Vice President of the Board
    • Vice President of Public Policy and Strategic Initiatives - Mental Health Colorado
  • Steve Burkholder, Treasurer and Secretary of the Board
    • Co-Chair - The Parent-Child Home Program
  • Mike Beasley
    • President - 5280 Strategies, LLC
  • Henry Sobanet
    • Governor’s Office of State Planning and Budgeting - State of Colorado
  • Anne Burkholder, Community Activist
    • Co-Chair - The Parent-Child Home Program
  • Randy Atkinson
    • Special Projects Coordinator, Human Services Emergency Operations
  • Jake Zambrano
    • Senior Project Manager, EIS Solutions

Honorary Board Members

  • Honorable Mike Coffman, United States Congress
  • Honorable Bill Owens, Former Governor, State of Colorado
  • Honorable Bill Ritter, Former Governor, State of Colorado

Additional Information

JHSF is organized within the meaning of § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (as amended) and shall be operated exclusively as a § 509(a)(3) support organization for the benefit of, to perform the functions of, and to carry out the purposes of the Jefferson County, Colorado, Department of Human Services (JDHS).