Kids in Crisis Updates

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 |2016-10-13T19:32:53+00:00July 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 |2016-10-13T19:32:53+00:00October 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 |2016-10-13T19:32:54+00:00October 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 |2015-10-12T18:20:16+00:00October 12th, 2015|Kids in Crisis Updates|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 |2016-10-13T19:32:55+00:00July 16th, 2015|Kids in Crisis Updates|0 Comments

Pillowcase Dresses

We’re back from our trip and had a wonderful experience.  The dresses were a HUGE hit among the little girls and even some of the older ones, which surprised me, were very interested. The pillow dresses were made by ladies at a senior center - A great example of everyone doing their part and helping [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:56+00:00February 19th, 2015|Kids in Crisis Updates|0 Comments

100 Smiling Faces

I know this might come as a shock to some, but I, like many people, do not like to be uncomfortable. This is funny now when I think about it, as I have found myself in many uncomfortable situations. I am a 6’4, bald, very white guy who has adopted three children from China, to [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:57+00:00December 9th, 2014|Kids in Crisis Updates|0 Comments