DENVER (CBS4) – A woman has pleaded guilty to felony theft for stealing money from a charity raising money for The Children’s Hospital burn unit.
Kirsten Hamling organized and sold the firefighter calendar that raised that money through her group Fired Up For Kids and was charged with stealing $200,000.READ MORE: Denver Tied 126-Year-Old Record High Saturday, Lands In Top 5 For 90 Degree Days
She pleaded guilty to a single count of theft Thursday morning, and other charges were dropped.READ MORE: Police, Firefighters, Rescue Teams Continue Search For Diana Brown, Missing Flash Floods Ripped Through Poudre Canyon
She faces two years in jail, probation and restitution when she’s sentenced in November.
The investigation of Fired Up For Kids found, among other expenses, payments for Hamling’s school tuition for a child, a fitness club, a Disneyland trip, car repairs, and Nordstrom.MORE NEWS: Woman Killed While Crossing Broadway, Search Continues For Hit-And-Run Suspect Driver
A new firefighter’s calendar project is now taking place under a new organization.