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Kids 'n Kinship, Apple Valley, Minnesota

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Address: 14870 Granada Ave, #127
Apple Valley, Minnesota  55124  
United States
Fax: 952-892-6368
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 40
Number of People Being Served: 150
EIN: 41-1395432
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Mission Statement


Kids 'n Kinship's mission is to provide friendships to children ages 5-16 who are in need of a positive adult role model.

Description


Kids 'n Kinship is a preventative mentoring program in Dakota County for children ages 5-16 in need of a positive role model. The children may have had inconsistent relationships with adults, experienced the death of a parent, or for other reasons are needing an additional appropriate role model. The goal is that the children will form a long-term friendship with a responsible, consistent adult mentor. Through their Kinship relationship children receive positive attention, experience a variety of activities, and are helped to develop the sense of self-worth that is essential to successfully functioning in school, in healthy relationships, and eventually on the job. The volunteer mentors model responsible citizenship; being involved in our community, sharing skills, taking pride in providing for yourself and your family. Throughout a mentor relationship, the volunteer plans and carries out activities with the child, one on one in the community. Volunteers are individuals, couples and families. Some examples of typical activities are: picnicking, attending sporting events, hobbies, baking cookies, and going to a museum.

Kids 'n Kinship is a preventative mentoring program in Dakota County for children ages 5-16 in need of a positive role model. The children may have had inconsistent relationships with adults, experienced the death of a parent, or for other reasons are needing an additional appropriate role model. The goal is that the children will form a long-term friendship with a responsible, consistent adult mentor. Through their Kinship relationship children receive positive attention, experience a variety of activities, and are helped to develop the sense of self-worth that is essential to successfully functioning in school, in healthy relationships, and eventually on the job. The volunteer mentors model responsible citizenship; being involved in our community, sharing skills, taking pride in providing for yourself and your family. Throughout a mentor relationship, the volunteer plans and carries out activities with the child, one on one in the community. Volunteers are individuals, couples and families. Some examples of typical activities are: picnicking, attending sporting events, hobbies, baking cookies, and going to a museum.

Mission Statement: Kids 'n Kinship's mission is to provide friendships to children ages 5-16 who are in need of a positive adult role model.

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Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes

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