The Colorado Combined Campaign is managed by a designated organization contracted with by the State of Colorado to provide staffing and support for the giving campaign. The Campaign Manager is subject to oversight by the CCC Employee Advisory Committee and the Executive Director (Department of Personnel and Administration). Community Shares of Colorado was awarded the contract to manage the Colorado Combined Campaign in a competitive bid process in October 2013 with the contract beginning January 1, 2014.
Community Shares of Colorado is the designated campaign manager for the Colorado Combined Campaign. Community Shares currently has a staff of eight, with a combined 85 years in nonprofit, fundraising and campaign management. At some point, any staff member may be involved in carrying out campaign activities, whether guiding strategy, assisting at an event, producing payroll reports or mailing donor tax acknowledgements. Read more about the team supporting you.
Stephanie Johnson-Wall joined Community Shares of Colorado in July 2022 as the CSR Services Director. She oversees the Colorado Combined Campaign and the Denver Employees' Combined Campaign (respectively, the annual workplace giving campaigns of state of Colorado and city of Denver government employees) and leads the team operating all of Community Shares' workplace giving campaigns. Stephanie has been a nonprofit professional since 2016 overseeing volunteer and program management, community building, and supervision at The Delores Project and Project Helping. Before her nonprofit career, Stephanie spent a decade in the human resources field consulting with organizations to build their employee engagement initiatives. Stephanie is a graduate of Regis University and resides in Denver with her husband and beloved cats.
Stacey Baxter joined Community Shares of Colorado as a Corporate Social Responsibility Services (CSR) Manager in January 2023 because she's incredibly passionate about CSR. What unites her unique work experience of 10 years in government, nonprofit and health tech is building the capacity of employers and employees to create a positive social impact. This has led her to build the capacity of her community and local government in the Peace Corps, manage marketing and operations at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, create and execute the Social Impact program at Castlight Health, and consult employers on employee communications at Castlight and Carrum Health. Her purpose is to build relationships and programs to make the world a better, more equitable place. The animal she identifies with the most is a sea otter because she loves to play, cuddle, eat, and sleep, and feels peace of mind in the water.
Jennifer (she/they) is the CSR Services Coordinator at Community Shares of Colorado. In Denver, Jennifer has worked for the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, St Francis Center, and The Delores Project. They have also volunteered at The Gathering Place and Bikes Together. Jennifer holds an AB in Cultural Anthropology and Global South Development Studies from Smith College and an MS in Political Economy of Violence, Conflict, and Development from SOAS, University of London. Before moving to Colorado in 2016, Jennifer volunteered with public health, refugee, and development programs in Mexico, Seattle, New Zealand, India, Oman, Jordan, Egypt, and Turkey, completed an internship with the International Center for Transitional Justice in Tunisia, and worked for the office of Alumnae & Donor Relations at Smith College. Jennifer has embraced an intentional, community-focused life in Denver with their partner, cat, 75 houseplants, and way too many hobbies. Their favorites are cycling, knitting, sewing, and local music.
Sarah Maxwell started with Community Shares of Colorado in October 2016 as a seasonal campaign worker. In March 2017, she moved into the position of giving campaign operations coordinator and then was promoted to manager in early 2018. Sarah was promoted again, in July 2018, to the role of director of operations and information systems. She has worked in a variety of nonprofit positions since 1994, with a focus on operations, systems, working with clients, and staff and volunteer management. Sarah earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Colorado and a master’s degree in nonprofit management from Regis University. Her professional experience has included roles at Stride, the Aurora Housing Authority and Arapahoe House.
Robin Wood-Mason joined Community Shares of Colorado from The Delores Project where he served as the Director of Development and Communications. Previously, he held Deputy/Interim Executive Director roles at Bal Swan children's Center and the Matthew Shepard Foundation, as well as leading the development team at Boulder County AIDS Project. A graduate of The George Washington University, Robin has worked in the non-profit sector supporting and advancing a variety of social justice issues that align with many of Community Shares of Colorado's member cause areas. Robin also serves on the Board of Directors of Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners.
About Community Shares of Colorado
Community Shares was founded in 1986 to bring diverse choices to workplace giving and welcome all donors with no minimum donation amounts. To date, Community Shares has managed more than $45 million in community giving funds, with an average workplace donor gift of $1 each workday. Member diversity, choice in giving, local significance and financial transparency are guiding principles.
Community Shares is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization registered in good standing with the Colorado Secretary of State. The organization was greatly honored to be named the first-ever winner of the Bill Daniels Ethical Leadership Award, presented by the Daniels Fund and the Colorado Nonprofit Association as a highlight of Colorado Nonprofit Week in March 2018. At the same time, Community Shares was selected as the Charity of the Month by the Denver/Boulder Better Business Bureau. The recognition reflects Community Shares meeting, maintaining and exceeding BBB Charity Standards to increase donor confidence and strengthen public trust in philanthropy.
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