Mentor a child through Kids ‘n Kinship

Mentors are needed for youths in Dakota County through Kids ’n Kinship, a local nonprofit that matches children ages 5 to 16 with volunteer mentors for weekly activities in the community.

In Apple Valley, there are 13 children currently matched with mentors, and nine children waiting for mentors through Kids ’n Kinship.

In Burnsville, there are 18 children currently matched with mentors, and 15 children waiting for mentors.

In Eagan, there are 19 children currently matched with mentors, and five children waiting for mentors.

In Farmington, there are seven children currently matched with mentors, and four children waiting for a mentor.

In Lakeville, there are four children currently matched with mentors, and two children waiting for mentors.

In Rosemount, there are three children currently matched with mentors, and four children waiting for mentors.

In addition to the community-based program, Kids ’n Kinship offers school-based mentoring programs at Glacier Hills and Thomas Lake elementary schools in Eagan, Westview Elementary in Apple Valley, and Parkview Elementary in Rosemount.

Ongoing training and support are provided to mentors. For more information, go to www.kidsnkinship.org or call (952) 892-6368.

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