Thursday, March 26, 2015
Thursday, March 19, 2015
|A mentor match with a birdhouse they made together|
First Name: Steve
Interests: Steve likes going to parks, reading comics, biking and making things.
Personality/Characteristics: Steve is fun, energetic, nice, caring and enthusiastic! Steve’s' single parent mom is interested in a male role model or couple or family for her son. Steve says lunch and recess are his favorite subjects at school and his teacher is super nice. He is a great reader!
Goals/Dreams: Steve would love to learn more about making things with metal or building things.
Steve is waiting for a mentor through Kids 'n Kinship mentoring program in Dakota County. Currently there are 62 youth ages 5-16 living in Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Farmington, Lakeville or Rosemount waiting for mentors. Volunteer mentors are individuals, couples, or family wanting to spend time with youth. Mentors get together weekly with youth for fun and engaging everyday activities like bike riding, going to parks, having a meal together, or doing crafts or other hobbies together. To learn more, attend our information session on March 23rd, 6-6:45 pm at the Wescott Library in Eagan. RSVP to Rita 651-686-0990. You can also see other profiles of waiting kids, read stories about matches and more on our website www.kidsnkinship.org.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Like fishing, swimming, and spending time outdoors? Like you, many kids can't wait to get outside! Be a friend to a child age 5-16 and include them as you do your hobbies and sports.
Below is one child out of the 61 who are currently waiting for mentors with Kids 'n Kinship.
First name: Jack
Interests: Jack enjoys going to parks, swimming, fishing, legos, puzzles, and playing with dogs. He also likes building things, floor hockey, basketball, and football and is a Packers fan. He would also like to go to Grandslam or to volunteer at an animal shelter with a mentor.
Personality/Characteristics: He is smart, fun to be around, and likes to make jokes. Jack lives with his mom, younger brother, & step-dad. His biological dad is not in his life. He is looking for an individual mentor preferably with a dog to spend time with him.
Goals/Dreams: Jack would like to become a police officer.
For more information on Kids 'n Kinship, go to www.kidsnkinship.org. We have volunteer applications, child profiles, success stories, as well as date of upcoming information sessions to learn more. The next information session will be March 23, 6-6:45 pm at the Wescott Library in Eagan. RSVP to Rita firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Friday, February 27, 2015
First Name: Rachel
Interests: Rachel loves hockey, animals, and reading. She also enjoys ice skating, soccer, football, playing board games or card games, coloring, and movies. She likes going to the mall, the zoo, the library, to a movie, or to a Wild hockey game.
Personality/Characteristics: She is friendly, active, sweet, and sensitive. She lives with her mom and 4 other siblings.
Goals/Dreams: Rachel wants to learn how to ski and snowboard. She thinks her mentor could help her learn how to get along with her siblings better.
For more information about mentoring through Kids 'n Kinship in Dakota County, go to www.kidsnkinship.org
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
|Could this be you enjoying the fresh snow with a kid?|
First name: Zach
Interests: Zach likes playing in the snow, basketball and fishing. He is very focused on his studies at school. He loves animals. When asked why he wanted a mentor Zach said "to get out of the house and do more stuff and meet cool people."
Personality/Characteristics: Zach is a remarkable young man - a great communicator, intelligent, athletic and energetic and very very nice. He lives with his single parent mom and his little sister. He needs a positive male role model or couple or family.
Goals/Dreams: "To build things, not just with Legos."
Zach is waiting for a mentor through Kids 'n Kinship youth mentoring program in Dakota County. Mentors are individuals, couples, or families who volunteer to spend time each week with a youth age 5-16 for fun and enriching everyday activities. To learn more, go to www.kidsnkinship.org.