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Summer of Kindness Week 5

By Kristen Stocks | Jul 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Happy July! Here is a recap of Week 5 of the Kids Boost Summer of Kindness: Day 29 of Kids Boost Summer Of Kindness: Give hugs. You know those hugs when you can just feel the love? Give some of those this week. The world needs more hugs. Day 30 of Kids Boost Summer Of…

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The story behind Kids Boost

By Kristen Stocks | Jun 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of talking to Chris Burns with More Than Money about Kids Boost and the journey of following my heart.  I think this was the first time that I publicly talked about the ups and downs and all the challenges that come along with entrepreneurship. I felt vulnerable…

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Summer of Kindness Week 4

By Kristen Stocks | Jun 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe that we are about halfway through summer break.  We hope you all are making memories and spreading kindness. Don’t forget… we would love to hear about the ways you and your family are spreading smiles in your community. Here is a recap of Week 4 of Summer of Kindness: Day 22…

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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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