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Crisis and KICDRUM

Kids are in crisis in the inner cities of America. Over the last year I’ve seen firsthand the effects of violence, broken lives, and families torn apart. Two Saturday’s ago in a housing project just across the street from one of the middle schools where we have our KICDRUM program, two children, 11 and 13, [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Executive Director Updates|0 Comments

KIC Summer Update

We are here! This has been an amazing year so far for Kids in Crisis, especially for our KICDRUM program. I have had the privilege to work with many fantastic children throughout this school year. Our program is growing! We started last year working with twelve 4th grade boys. This year through our KICDRUM classes [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|Kids in Crisis Updates|0 Comments

Richmond Urban Crisis

Over the past three years of working with children in Richmond, Virginia, I have seen firsthand the effects that the Richmond Urban Crisis violence has on our children. In 2014 one of my students was killed in a tragic event while attempting to defend his sister. A few weeks ago one of my students from [...]

By | October 12th, 2015|Kids in Crisis Updates|0 Comments

Helping the One

I have been involved in Kids in Crisis for seven years. Initially as a volunteer, then a board member and currently as president. I have seen this organization evolve over this period from a more hands off fundraising organization to an emphasis on creating programs that directly effect and change children's lives. As a mother of five, three adopted from China, [...]

By | October 12th, 2015|Kids in Crisis Updates|0 Comments

Real Change in Richmond

As executive director and founder of one our new program KICDRUM+ ARTS, I’m so excited about all the amazing opportunities that we have in our great city of Richmond, Virginia, to bring hope, give life and make a real difference in children’s lives. In the spring of 2015 we just completed our first pilot program [...]

By | October 12th, 2015|Kids in Crisis Updates|0 Comments

Fathering the Orphan

Kids in Crisis Value - Fathering Why fathering? In the last six months I’ve been asked this question a couple of times. People ask me, “I understand the feeding and the educational aspect of Kids in Crisis, but could you explain to me the fathering part of your organization?”  Sometimes people say: “What about mothering?” [...]

By | July 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rescued Orphans become the Rescuers

Father’s Day A couple of weeks ago l had the tremendous privilege of spending Father’s Day in an orphanage in Nicaragua, part of the team included two of my children, Ethan and Mia. As I watched my own children playing with the children in Nicaragua I noticed a lot of similarities and not a lot [...]

By | July 16th, 2015|Kids in Crisis Updates|0 Comments

Rest for the Weary

"We traveled in the back of a pick-up for an hour to visit this little guy.  He will never know we were there, but it felt so right.  We were able to take this child a bed.  What a treat it was.  His mom was so touched.  It certainly gives a new feel to shopping [...]

By | June 15th, 2015|Kids in Crisis Updates, Uncategorized|0 Comments

138 Million Reasons Why

Kids in Crisis has been asked to join in on the responsibility of taking care of 400 special-needs children who live in the northern part of Nicaragua. Our organization has been working closely with local leaders on the ground for the past seven years as we have partnered with A Heart to Love Children, a [...]

By | April 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments