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5th Annual Blueprint Virtual Giving Tree

November 19 - December 23

Annual Blueprint Holiday Extravaganza

HRDC Blueprint Transitional Home is inviting you to partner with us to create a holiday experience our youth will never forget! Our youth have EACH created a wish list of items they may not receive otherwise. Some of the items are physical gifts while others are basic needs and experiences. A portion of the items listed are items to be used to transition into their own housing. During the course of our program, participants work hard in spite of many barriers to save their money for living expenses which is why they do not buy some of these items themselves. 

To participate in our online gift drive, please visit  www.giftster.com  and search for “HRDC Blueprint” to view our youth’s individual lists. Donors have the opportunity to mark items as “reserved” or “purchased”. Please note: The items listed are examples. If you do not have access to a vendor linked in the list, we encourage other donations similar to the item listed.

Donations can be dropped off at HRDC’s main office by DECEMBER 23TH. When you drop off your items you will be asked to fill out a short information ticket. Thank you for your generosity this holiday season!

5th Annual Blueprint Virtual Giving Tree Flyer

Details

Start:
November 19
End:
December 23

Venue

HRDC Main Office
32 S. Tracy Ave.
Bozeman, MT 59715 United States
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Brooke Poole

Public Sector

Since 2015, Brooke has been working with Allergan Aesthetics, Body Contouring. In 2018, Brooke began her role as Senior Manager of Training. Brooke graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Commercial Photography from Appalachian State University in 2011.

Brooke began her role on our Board in 2019. However, she feels it’s more fitting to say that she gets to serve on our Board. For Brooke, an evening at our Fork & Spoon was her first glance into our organization’s powerful work. As Brooke states, joining the Board has only expanded her appreciation for the caliber of people leading our mission and the impact of our vast ecosystem of services. While metrics alone are impressive, Brooke likes to visualize each number as an individual example of support – an extension of a helping hand, a moment of relief – given to one of our neighbors. She is grateful for the opportunity to participate in shaping HRDC’s future.

Although Brooke spends most of her volunteer time with HRDC, she was fortunate enough to build with Habitat for Humanity over the course of the summer in 2020. Her favorite place to spend time is anywhere under the Big Sky, although Hyalite may be her favorite place on Earth.

Ron Brey

Public Sector

Ron served as Bozeman’s Assistant City Manager from 1990 to 2008. After retiring, Ron joined our Board in 2011. Ron received his Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Montana in 1977, and his Masters in Science in Rural, Town, and Regional Planning from the University of Montana in 1987.

During his time with the City of Bozeman, Ron saw the important role that HRDC has played in our community. Ron has seen that HRDC provides necessary social services to assure that all Bozeman residents could obtain housing, food, training, employment and the other necessities of life. He also came to understand that HRDC was always able to respond immediately as new community needs arose. Ron believes that the dedication, hard work, and compassion of HRDC’s staff make it a real honor to serve on the Board.

Ron also serves on the Trails, Open Space and Parks Committee for the City of Bozeman, and as a volunteer with the Red Cross. One of Ron’s favorite activities is walking his beloved dog every day, enjoying many of Bozeman’s trails and parks, like Burke Park, Bozeman Creek, and the Hyalite and Mount Ellis areas. Ron and his wife Claire enjoy spending their days with family, friends, and time outdoors.