Meet The Team / Becky Prieto

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Our Post-Secondary Program Manager, Becky collaborates with the team on the on the design of college-preparation programming, collegian-support programming, and partnership building. She provides individual coaching to our collegians as they navigate their post-secondary journeys. Becky guides them through goal-setting, transition counseling, and scholarship and internship applications. Becky also directs collegians to resources in their […]

2021 Off to a Good Start!

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2021 is off to a good start, even if it is not quite “normal.”  Both of our partners schools, Aurora Central High School and Regis Jesuit High School are doing some in person classes and many of our scholars are attending some classes.  They enjoy seeing their friends and teachers!   Our collegians are in a […]

Shaken Not Stirred A Success

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The 19th Annual Shaken, Not Stirred VIRTUAL Martini Party Raises Over $100,000 for College Programming Our supporters made the 19th Annual Shaken, Not Stirred VIRTUAL Martini Party a smashing success! Because of you, we had a record breaking event that will benefit our collegians and their college programming.  As many of you know, this annual event […]

The Lestikow Family Makes Large Commitment

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For over 20 years, Mark and Polly Lestikow and their company Closet Factory have been supporting the scholars at Boys Hope Girls Hope Colorado.  They believe in what the organization does and have seen first-hand how struggling and unsure kids enter the program and graduate confident, educated young men and women ready to make their […]

Bewenet Looks Forward to Senior Year

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Aurora Central High School scholar, Bewenet will be a senior this year. He moved to Colorado roughly five years ago. Prior to that, he lived in Ethiopia with his older brother, father and grandfather. His mother was living here in the United States and his family decided there was more scholastic opportunity for both boys […]

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Dear Friends of Boys Hope Girls Hope,  I write to you today from home. Like you, I have no idea of what to expect from one day to the next. It feels like we get up each morning and the world is a little different. What I do know is that the team here at BHGHCO is committed to providing as much stability as possible for our scholars and collegians during these unprecedented times.  […]

ACHS Arthur pursues an ECE Internship

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When I was in 8th grade, BHGH Program Manager, Ryan, came to Aurora West to tell my classmates and myself about Boys Hope Girls Hope of Colorado. It seemed like a great opportunity and I knew I wanted to go to college, so I applied.    I am now a junior at Aurora Central High School. Joining BHGH was […]

Meet The Team | Todd Squire

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Todd Squire is the program assistant at Regis Jesuit High School where he spends two afternoons a week with the 13 Regis Jesuit Boys Hope Girls Hope scholars.  Todd assists with homework, scheduling and preparing tutors for scholars and provides support to the program manager.  Prior to joining BHGHCO in 2019, Todd served 34 years in the Navy where he spent 15 years deploying globally flying tactical jets from aircraft carriers, then was selected […]

Meet the Team | Stacey Baum

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Stacey Baum, Development & Communications Associate Director, manages both the fundraising and marketing side of the organization.  Her responsibilities include oversight of both the development and communications strategies, as well as event planning and execution.  She builds relations with BHGHCO supporters, volunteers, corporate donors, and local media.  Prior to joining BHGHCO, Stacey spent 20 years […]