The CraftWorks Foundation, a 501c(3), non-profit organization, is the charitable arm of CraftWorks Restaurants and Breweries, Inc. The Foundation is:
- Dedicated to combating hunger in the communities in which we live and operate restaurants.
- Committed to providing support through our restaurants to organizations and programs that address the social issue of hunger.
- Actively giving back to the communities in which we are so fortunate to do business.
248 Centennial Parkway
Louisville, CO 80027
Phone: 303-664-4000 or 800-BREW-TAP (273-9827)
In 2000, The CraftWorks Foundation was founded to:
- Provide a way to channel the Corporation’s abundant giving.
- Encourage and facilitate community service programs.
- Assist employees who experience hardships.
The Old Chicago Foundation, ChopHouse Foundation, Rock Bottom Foundation and CraftWorks Foundation are all the same entity, with a common mission of addressing hunger and supporting teammates in crisis.
The Foundation embodies the spirit of making a difference in the lives of others. It is an integral part of our culture, setting us apart as unique in our industry.
The CraftWorks Foundation is committed to positively impact hunger in our communities, help our teammates in crisis, and inspire a culture of giving and volunteerism.
To achieve an annual level of charitable activity greater than $5 million in order to positively impact every community in which we do business.
Create a spirit of volunteerism that inspires, enables and appreciates the personal passions of our stakeholders, in areas of broad-based social concern.
Success is having a daily impact on hunger by:
- Growing our Miracles, Gatherings and CARE events.
- Educating ourselves and others.
- Enhancing Community Relations.
We aim to create a "caring for each other" culture by being a resource for our teammates for financial and other support services in times of crisis.
- Sharing, Caring, Giving Back
- Strong, Vibrant Communities
- Volunteerism and Teamwork
Board of Directors
Our board of directors is comprised of:
Chairman & President: Gary Foreman, SVP Old Chicago, CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc.
Secretary: Rebecca Fischer, Associate General Counsel CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc.
Treasurer: Sarah Foutch, Director of Tax, CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc.
H.O.P.E. Committee Board Member: Steve Cominsky, Regional Manager, Rock Bottom Restaurants
Hunger Committee Board Member: Regan Arntzen, Regional Director, Old Chicago Restaurants
Community Representative: Diane Greenlee
Angie Leach - Community Relations
Since 2002, Angie has overseen our community relations, program development, administration of internal agency grants, and planning and management of community events sponsored by CraftWorks Foundation in communities in which CraftWorks Breweries & Restaurants, Inc. exists. Angie makes it her mission to support community-based organizations by volunteering for various non-profits, including as past Vice-Board Chair for Jazz 89.3 KUVO/KVJZ, Denver Inner City Parish and as a Commissioner for the Denver Office of Strategic Partnerships.
Katy DeJonge - National Events and Programs Manager
Katy joined the CraftWorks Foundation in the spring of 2011 and assists with the coordination of Foundation sponsored Miracles, Thanksgiving and Spring Gatherings, and golf fundraising tournaments. She brings with her a B.S. in hospitality management and a diverse career experience that includes front of house and banquet management at national and restaurant chains, along with administrative and fundraising coordination at local and statewide levels of the non-profit sector.
Visit the CraftWorks Foundation for information about our Seasonal Programs, Holiday Programs, and Community Support