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Whole Foods Donates 5% of Day’s Purchases to Kids in Crisis

Whole Foods Market Greenwich has chosen Kids in Crisis as the recipient of its 5% Day on Thursday, Jan. 14. The store will be donating 5% of all purchases made that day to Kids in Crisis, which recently announced a cut in $750,000 of funding from the State of Connecticut. Whole Foods Market Greenwich is located at 90 East Putnam Avenue and is open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. read more...

A Holiday Gift for Kids in Crisis

Katie Kilroy of Kids in Crisis visited McArdle’s Florist & Garden Center in Greenwich to accept a donation of $3,330 from James McArdle of McArdle’s and Tammi Ketler of TMK Sports & Entertainment, producer of the 7th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival & Santa’s Workshop Presented by Citizens Bank and the 7th Annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend. During the Holiday Stroll Weekend on Dec. 5 and 6, $5 from every photo with Santa and $5 from every wreath purchased at McArdle’s was donated to Kids in Crisis. read more...

Editorial: Kids In Crisis Needs Help

Greenwich-Point-FIKids in Crisis, a quiet non-profit in Cos Cob founded 37 years ago, fulfills a very big mission. They take in children who need a safe place to stay for whatever reason. What began as a shelter for runaways and abused children has become not just a place for children to stay, but offers a wide network counseling and support programs for youth from Greenwich to Bridgeport. It is very important work that goes necessarily unreported. We may not want to think about it, but what happens to children when their home becomes violent and they fear for their safety? They need a safe place to go where there is counseling and where they can be protected. That is Kids in Crisis. read more...

Stanwich Students Donate Candy To Kids In Crisis

Stanwich-candyIt’s not too often that children are excited to give away candy, but the halls of Stanwich’s Lower School were filled with excitement as students prepared to give away Halloween candy they collected. A few days after Halloween, students in first to sixth grades gathered mounds of candy they collected trick-or-treating and packaged the treats for Kids in Crisis. Students also decorated the bags of candy with pictures and words of encouragement. read more...

Kids in Crisis Awarded Grant

The Inner-City Foundation for Charity and Education awarded a $10,000 grant to Kids in Crisis (KIC) for their Safe Haven for Kids program. This program provides shelter for children, all the way from newborns to seventeen year olds who have been neglected, abused or abandoned or are not safe in their own homes. Visitors to the shelter receive educational, therapeutic and medical services. The generous contribution will help the Kids in Crisis to continue providing shelter to all children in the area who require their care. read more...