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Kids’ Chance is All About Scholarships

2017-04-13T01:40:55+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Chronicle, News|

Kids' Chance of America will celebrate 10 years of success at the 2017 Annual Meeting scheduled for May 5 and 6 in Alexandria, Virginia. We'll be joined by guest speaker Varo Duffins, Director of Financial Aid at Swarthmore College. When Varo is not assisting students and their parents in affording a private college education, he [...]

Jim Laychak of the Pentagon Memorial Fund to Give Keynote at Annual Meeting

2017-03-18T15:36:14+00:00 March 18th, 2017|Chronicle, News|

After losing his younger brother in the terrorist attack on the Pentagon, Jim Laychak became actively involved in creating a memorial to honor the 184 men, women and children killed at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Mr. Laychak helped establish the Pentagon Memorial Fund (PMF) to design, build and maintain the Pentagon Memorial. We [...]

Kids’ Chance Chronicle: February 2017

2017-02-21T15:32:11+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Chronicle, State Events|

Awareness Week 2016 Report Available!  Our Second Awareness Week was a Success We are pleased to share the results of our 2016 Kids’ Chance Awareness Week. With this being only our second year for this initiative, Awareness Week was another tremendous success! With an objective to receive as many proclamations in states as possible, we [...]

Kids’ Chance Chronicle: January 2016

2017-02-21T15:42:14+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Chronicle, State Events|

Register for the 2017 Annual Meeting  May 5 – May 6, 2017 New: The Alexandrian | 480 King Street | Alexandria, VA 22314 Each year, Kids’ Chance of America holds a 2-day national conference where representatives from current and prospective Kids’ Chance state organizations gather to network, share ideas and learn more about the latest innovations and best practices for non-profits.… Continue Reading

Kids’ Chance Scholarship Recipient Gets Awarded a National Scholarship

2017-02-22T10:19:50+00:00 January 10th, 2017|News, State Press|

This article first appeared on the University of Arizona website as part of  UA News. You can find the original article here. Kyle is a Kids' Chance of Arizona scholarship recipient.  Kyle Hartsuck, a UA freshman, was awarded a national scholarship as a result of his dedication to community service and public safety. The scholarship [...]

Kids’ Chance Chronicle: December 2016

2017-02-22T10:23:03+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Chronicle, State Events|

Save the Date for the 2017 Annual Meeting  May 5 - May 6, 2017 Hotel Monaco | 480 King Street | Alexandria, VA 22314 Join us in Alexandria, Virginia where we will gather for two days jam-packed with activities, breakout sessions and speakers. We will also hold committee meetings and a Council of State Organizations meeting. [...]

Kids’ Chance Chronicle: November 2016

2017-03-09T10:37:56+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Chronicle, State Events|

Awareness Week is Here! The time has come! Awareness Week 2016 will be here on Monday, and we will all dedicate time this week to spread the word about the Kids’ Chance mission and the great things happening at every state organization. Our first Awareness Week was a smashing success and we know that this [...]

The White House Recognizes Awareness Week 2016

2017-03-14T15:39:44+00:00 November 8th, 2016|News|

It isn't every day that we receive a certified letter from the White House.  Due to the initiative of Nancy Kellar and our friends at Kids' Chance of Maryland, we received a message from President Obama acknowledging the importance of Kids' Chance Awareness Week. "By fighting to make a difference in the lives of young [...]

Kids’ Chance Chronicle: October 2016

2017-03-09T12:59:09+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Chronicle, State Events|

The Faces of Kids’ Chance - Savannah S. and KCPA Kids “My name is Savannah, and I just finished my sophomore year at the University of Pittsburgh in Johnstown. Back in 2011, my dad was working as a service technician in Florida. He was actually in a freak accident and he didn’t make it. That’s been [...]

NCCI Presents Kids’ Chance of Florida With $5,000 Donation

2017-03-09T10:45:48+00:00 September 14th, 2016|News|

Boca Raton-based NCCI donated $5,000 to the recently established Kids’ Chance of Florida, Inc. charity. This is the newest state chapter of the national organization that provides educational opportunities and scholarships to children of workers who are seriously or fatally injured on the job. Pictured, NCCI’s Regulatory Services Consultant Michelle Smith, who has served on [...]

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