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Summer of Kindness Week 3

By Kristen Stocks | Jun 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

We continue to spread kindness this summer.  Check out the recap of Week 3 of the Kids Boost Summer of Kindness: Day 15 of Kids Boost Summer Of Kindness: Skip the straw or replace a plastic straw with a paper straw. Did you know that plastic straws are destroying our oceans and killing sea creatures?…

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Summer of Kindness Week Two

By Kristen Stocks | Jun 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Here is a recap of Week Two of Kids Boost Summer of Kindness: Day 8 of Kids Boost Summer Of Kindness: We’ve all finished the statement “If I had a million dollars…” Now, let’s change it up a bit. Take a minute and ask them who they would help if they had a million dollars.…

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Summer of Kindness Week 1

By Kristen Stocks | Jun 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Are you looking to make your summer a little more memorable? Why not make this the summer of kindness? Last week, Kids Boost started posting one idea every day to encourage your child to make a difference in the world. They are simple ideas that teach kindness, empathy and generosity. Here are the daily acts…

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They said I couldn’t and I said “Watch Me”

By Kristen Stocks | May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Traditionally, non-profits aren’t started by single moms.” “Half of new businesses fail.” “You must have corporate backing to really succeed.” These are just some of the many things I was told when I started Kids Boost. It was a bit deflating yet somehow it ignited the fire inside me. Every time someone said something like…

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Walk the walk or talk the talk?

By Kristen Stocks | Apr 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the beautiful things about Kids Boost is that we get to talk to kids about meaningful giving. Personally, I have tried to live by the mantra of “walking the walk” and have tried to avoid “talking the talk” too much in my life. However, in a study from Indiana University’s School of Philanthropy,…

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Meet Chelsea, our newest member of the Kids Boost team

By Kristen Stocks | Mar 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

My name is Chelsea Key. I am absolutely thrilled to be the newest member to the Kids Boost team as the Community Programs Coordinator! I am a Certified Child Life Specialist and a new mom to a little girl named Annie. My husband, Andrew, and I live in Brookhaven, GA. I am the youngest of…

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Snow Days in Atlanta

By Kristen Stocks | Jan 17, 2018 | 1 Comment

It’s a snow day here in Georgia. You know, a dust of snow and the whole city shuts down. I laugh about it but really and truly, I love it. These snow days (some of which actually include snow) have slowly become some of my favorite days in life.  To me, they’ve served as a…

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Behind the Scenes of Kids Boost

By Kristen Stocks | Jan 3, 2018 | 4 Comments

*** This powerful essay was written by a Kids Booster named Abby.  Abby and her sister, Riley, raised $2440 to benefit Rescue Me Georgia by hosting a “Hawks Dog Festival.” With Abby’s permission, we want to share her story in hopes of showing the behind the scenes of Kids Boost. It isn’t just about raising…

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My hope for you or really, 13 hopes for you

By Kristen Stocks | Dec 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Happy Holidays, friends! My hope is that in the hustle and bustle of the holidays that you can take a minute to look around you and see all of life’s blessings.  I hope you make a great new memory, start a new tradition and laugh so hard that you are on verge of wetting your…

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Smiles, Giggles and Gratitude

By Kristen Stocks | Nov 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wow.  What a whirlwind the last year has been?!? As I sit this morning, I reflect on the last year and I can’t help but smile and giggle a little bit. I smile because this dream of Kids Boost is coming true.  We’ve worked with more than 60 kids on projects and donated to 35…

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