I found Be the Gift at a time in my life where I began to recognize that spiritual value comes not from career and success, but from people and giving. However, being the sole income earner in my family, the best I could give came in the form of time and talent.
Bob and I have been married for 40 years and have enjoyed many volunteer activities together. Bob is currently retired from Hancock Fabrics where he served as a VP of Store Operations. I am still working in education. I was a primary school teacher for over 20 years, and am currently an instructional aide in the Poudre School District.
My name is Sue. I’m retired Navy with 24 years of service, living in Loveland. I enjoy motorcycle riding both street and off road with friends and family. I also enjoy bowling, quilting, camping and shooting. I love serving and attend Foundations Church. I’m also a member of the Cross Country Crusaders, the Loveland chapter of the Christian Motorcycle Association.
"I’m Del Benkendorf. I retired from being a Public Accountant for forty-two years in Loveland, Colorado. During my business career I was involved in numerous civic and church related boards and activities. Presently I am on the Be the Gift Inc. board, and a charter member of the Leland Sertoma Club (since 1972). I attend [...]
"I will turn sixty years old this year. I’ve worked in the accounts payable department for a heating contractor in Broomfield for the last twenty-five years. I enjoy golf and still somewhat play softball. I have a beautiful family, wife – Marcy, son Joe and Carly is my daughter. We’ve been long time friends with [...]
My name is Christian Walter and I have a great wife of 10 years named Evelyn and 2 awesome daughters Elizabeth (7 yrs) and Anna (6 yrs). I've had the privilege of being the stay-at-home parent in our family for going on 7 years this summer; something which I'm sure I won't fully appreciate until [...]
My name is Shelly and I'm a Harley Davidson riding grandma. I have two grown boys and two grandsons who are the lives of my life. I am a single mom and have been for many years; I was very lucky to have a dad and step-dad who spent time teaching me how to take care of [...]
"I want to send my sincere thanks and appreciation for the work that was done at our home. I was completely taken back at the amount of genuine care and compassion that was shown by the Be the Gift volunteers. As a single parent the last few years have been the toughest I have ever [...]