From: Lt. Kevin Konopacki
Date: February 2, 2015
Subject: Officer Kalvin Barrett named to Board of Directors of Sunshine Place
Officer Kalvin Barrett was recently named to the Board of Directors of the Sunshine Place.
Members of the Board of Directors for Sunshine Place are responsible for maintaining the mission and vision of the organization by ensuring the proper financial support.
The Sunshine Place is a 100% donor-funded and volunteer-run non-profit organization that delivers volunteer services for those in need of such services as food pantry, community meals, free beds, toys, school supplies and clothes for students K-12.
"As a Board Member, I am blessed with the opportunity to make a difference in the community I live and serve.” (Officer Kalvin Barrett).
Officer Kalvin Barrett graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a bachelor's degree in 2004. While in college he participated in volunteer programs such as Habitat for Humanity, Madison's West High School Souper Bowl and visited the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit with Bucky Badger.
He is currently a volunteer wrestling coach at Sun Prairie High School, and has participated in the Madison Metro School District Schools Makes a Difference Program as well as the Black Youth Academy.
Prior to starting a career in law enforcement he was a 7th and 8th grade science teacher at Liberty Christian School in Argyle, TX.
“We are very appreciative of Officer Barrett’s is investment in the community that he lives and serves by volunteering on his own during his own time to serve on the Board of Directors of this very important community organization.” (Lt. Kevin Konopacki).
The Sunshine Place supports other community services such as Joining Forces for Families (JFF), C.A.R.D.S. Closet, Stuff the Bus, Spirit of Giving, Sunshine Supper, Home Mission Fund, Early Childhood Initiative and Housing First Sun Prairie.
For more information on programs, volunteer information or to donate, please visit sunshineplace.org.