Community Partners

People with Disabilities Community Partners

Special Kids Special Families appreciates our community partners. We are grateful for their generosity and we thank them for supporting our mission to support individuals with disabilities and their families.

COMMUNITY BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

Valuable Community Partnership of Nationwide Business and Local Non-Profit

NuStarThe infusion of the business community into the non-profit world can create a powerful catalyst for community change. The partnership started as a result of the efforts of Mr. John Butts, at NuStar. John, and his wife Jennifer had fostered many children and worked with Ms. Ellegard with the foster care agency she supervised, and they eventually adopted a child. Their friendship continued after Ms. Ellegard left that organization and started up Special Kids Special Families.

In 2004, Nustar, then affiliated with Valero, hosted annual golf tournaments in Texas to raise money for children’s charities. It was through John’s nomination of SKSF’s Zach’s Place, that this program received a generous award of $25,000. These funds helped support specialized respite and child care to families raising children having diagnoses that include Autism, seizure disorders, Downs Syndrome, and other challenges. For some families, finding regular child care would not be possible without Zach’s Place program.

Since that grant award, the connection and commitment from NuStar Energy employees has continued throughout the years. Dedicated NuStar employees and their families consistently support and volunteer at SKSF events and individually contributing to SKSF programs. Providing financial support for SKSF’s Annual Bowlathon, the employee Texas style summer barbecue, for SKSF’s annual Christmas party, to benefit children & adults with disabilities and the Annual Night of Comedy; in which NuStar participates as a Platinum sponsor every year.

“The amazing ongoing commitment that NuStar Energy shows to our programs gives us that stability to continue our efforts to help support families who have a loved one with a disability. Their contribution and dedication to SKSF is invaluable,” comments Linda Ellegard, Executive Director.

THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING BUSINESSES FOR THEIR SPONSORSHIP SUPPORT:
A PHYSICIANS HOME CARE
A RISE ABOVE
ABOUT KIDS HOME HEALTH CARE
ACADEMY BANK
ADD STAFF, INC
AMAZING CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES
AMY GEHRETT / FARM BUREAU INSURANCE
ANB BANK
ASPEN VIEW HOMES
ASPENPOINTE
AVEANNA HEALTHCARE
BERWICK ELECTRIC
BEST WESTERN FILLMORE INN
BIGGS KOFFORD
BKD CPAS & ADVISORS
BLAZER ELECTRIC
BM&M LEASING / DICK GREENWOOD
BOMB BOMB
CALIBER HOME LOANS
CENTURA/PENROSE ST FRANCIS
CHOCOTAW
CIA LEAVITT INSURANCE AGENCY
COLORADO AUTOMOTIVE RESTORATION SERVICES
COMMUNITY HEALTH PARTNERSHIPS
CUSHMAN WAKEFIELD / AARON HORN
DIANE BROSS LAW OFFICES
DOCTOR’S SUPPLY
DOUBLE EAGLE HOTEL & CASINO
EASE-E MEDICAL
EL POMAR FOUNDATION
ELK CREEK CONSTRUCTION
ENT COMMUNITY FUND OF PPCF
EZ WAY RENTAL
FARMERS INSURANCE MARK DEZUBA AGENCY
FILLMORE VETERINARY HOSPITAL
GOLD HILL MESA
GREAT WESTERN BANK
GREINER ELECTRIC
HOTEL ELGANTE
HUB INTERNATIONAL
KOSCOVE METAL
LIFE BY DESIGN SERVICES
MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES
MCDONALDS
MOODY INSURANCE
MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS FINANCIAL
MOVES BY MICHELLE – RE/MAX
MRC TECHNOLOGY / MIKE CLARK
MUSIC THERAPY WORKS
NTSOC / NURSING THERAPY SERVICES OF COLORADO
NUNN CONSTRUCTION
NUSTAR ENERGY
PASCO
PEAK PETROLEUM TESTING
PENTRUST MORTGAGE GROUP
PEOPLES NATIONAL BANK
PIKES PEAK CARE CENTER / GENESIS
PIKES PEAK CREDIT UNION
PSA HEALTHCARE
PSI, LLC
REHAB FOR ALL
RPS HEALTHCARE
SHANDY CLINIC
SIERRA COMMERCIAL RE
SIMPLE CPR
SPRINGS FUNERAL SERVICES
SPRINGS RESCUE MISSION
ST JAMES CHURCH
SUNLIFE FINANCIAL
SWITCH CELL PHONE
TAB CONSTRUCTION
TEAM SELECT HOME CARE
TELIOS LAW
THE ARC PIKES PEAK REGION
THE SHANDY CLINIC
TJ&I, LLC (Chuck Murphy & Gary Feffer)
TRI-STAR MASONRY
US BANK
VINTON LAW FIRM
WARREN MANAGEMENT GROUP
WELLCARE
WILLIAMS BODY & PAINT
WRC + BRAIN DEVELOPMENT CENTER
ZECHNAS, INC.
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