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June 15, 2012

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June 15, 2012

Kids Helping Kids is a wonderful organization! My husband, niece and I have all been honored to participate in local events. They are not only very active in our community, but in many others parts of the world as well! Their recent trip to Africa must have been an amazing and beneficial experience We have participated in local fundraisers at The Streets of Brentwood during the Christmas season. I look forward to my continued involvement with this non-profit. It gives me a good feeling knowing that a small amount of my time can benefit others so positively.

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

June 8, 2012

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June 8, 2012

What I love about KHK is the combination of applied leadership skills and peer support, that help kids discover their own sense of self-worth and be able to share in the joy of imparting to others something larger than themselves. KHK is a grass-roots organization that I am proud to support because I know that my small contribution is dramatically impacting someone's life for the better.

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Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

June 7, 2012

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June 7, 2012

Spending 8 days traveling to& through Ghana Africa with KHK was the absolute best thing I have ever done in my life. On our mission of the heart, we rescued 4 children from child slave labor. Children sold by their parents to fisherman for as little as $2.50. Imagine… tapping into that place: Your personal power?! The leader within you?! The one that knows and believes that what you say & do actually can make a difference. How unstoppable would you have been? What you might have created? Just having that extra dose of confidence…What part of the change that you wanted to see in your own life or others; might you have been? I have fun exploring all the possibilities in my mind of what that may have looked like for me. Soo happy that these infinite possibilities are being planted, nurtured and groomed in so many kids through the Kids Helping Kids Leadership Academy. I can’t tell you how incredible it is to be a part of the possibilities that are unfolding amongst the participants today. To WITNESS seeds of power, leadership, humility, enthusiasm and grace planted in the mind, body & souls of young people. Our hands reached across the world to ‘shake’ without barriers. Honestly?? What is KHK lacking?? More financial resources to expand their reach and really penetrate deeper into their projects.

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

June 7, 2012

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June 7, 2012

I met Laura and Tyler on a trip to Ghana where we rescued kids from slavery. I loved the enthusiasm and love that Tyler and Laura had for the project. They worked hard for years to make the trip possible and I will be forever grateful that I was able to participate and get to know them. We all became like family and I loved every minute spent with them. Kids helping kids is a great organization with tons ahead of them in the future. I am so impressed by the dedication and commitment to service that this nonprofit has and my life was definitely touched by it!

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Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

March 2, 2011
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March 2, 2011
1 person found this review helpful

Kids Helping Kids has been a wonderful influence in my daughters life. Through Kids Helping Kids, children are taught leadership, responsibility, integrity, and commitment. They are encouraged not only to show kindness and help those in need, but to live their life with purpose and passion, while leading others to do the same. My daughter started attending the Kids Helping Kids Leadership Academy about a year and a half ago. During the monthly meetings she and her peers, have learned about and discussed various topics & projects such as: Integrity, standing up for yourself, nutrition & health, technology etiquette, commitment, gift giving on a budget, organization, manners & table etiquette, fundraising, reducing your carbon footprint-living green, pay it forward challenge, and even how to run a small lemonade stand business. During this time, she has also participated in KHK fundraising events to help fight child trafficking in Ghana,the orphans in Haiti, homeless children, and local children in need of expensive surgeries. Laura Page, founder Tyler Page's mother and current KHK executive director, is a wonderful leader and has been instrumental in teaching the kids to follow their own passions and to take action. This has led my 10 year old daughter to raise money for the music program at her elementary school, as well as start her own fundraising Project; Kids Take the Stage, with which she hopes to raise enough money to send local children in need to drama camp.  Jordyn believes in KHK's mission so much that when she won 100 dollars in a local singing "idol" competition, she did not hesitate to turn the check over to Laura Page- right then and there. This past summer Jordyn and her best friend Kelsi participated in the KHK annual lemonade stand challenge. The girls contact the city on their own and arranged to host a booth at a weekly downtown festival. It was a great experience that not only helped raise money for charity but it also helped them build character and confidence, while teaching them how to run a business. I have seen her blossom through Kids Helping Kids. Meeting Eric Peasah, who works for IOM to help rescue children in Ghana, has been another profound life shaping experience for Jordyn. With such amazing and inspirational role models, programs, and support.... Kids Helping Kids is exactly the type of program our children need to help keep them on the right path. Another thing I should mention... here I just wrote what seems like a book of information, and I didn't even scratch the surface.. there is so much more to this program and I feel so blessed that Kids Helping Kids is here in our community.

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Brentwood, CA.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would love to see the Kids Helping Kids leadership academy in EVERY community!

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

Yes it opened my eyes and made me realize how resourceful and passionate children are, and how important it is to involve them in charitable activities early in life. Kids Helping Kids has provided my child with tools and confidence to help change the world!

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Positive and inspired

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

August 18, 2010

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Review from Guidestar
August 18, 2010

I've been watching the development of Kids Helping Kids, going all the way back to the beginning of the organization. I've remained dazzled by the quality of leadership Laura Page has shown. Children are learning practical steps for being positive change-agents in this world by actually changing the world for good.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Watching the faces and behaviors of the children who are engaged in learning and service.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the quality of the leadership; the enthusiasm of the children.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

the director, manager, volunteers, moms....

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

change the world forever for good....

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

August 18, 2010

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Review from Guidestar
August 18, 2010

Kids Helping Kids evolved from a simple idea by a big-hearted 10 year old boy to raise just $240 in order to save one Ghanaian child from the cycle of human trafficking into a cause-based multi-fundraising and leadership movement for community and global transformation through kids. In just three years the kids at KHK have raised over $100,000 simply by integrating their passions and skills for causes through volunteerism. This academy literally empowers kids to be just who they were born to be and with the utmost humble confidence.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

They are changing kids lives with their leadership academy that has a strong emphasis on integrity, youth empowerment and community awareness. They provide a platform for kids to put their heart-felt ideas into fundraising action to help other kids.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Have a lot more people involved. Would also like to see it become an aftershool program in all schools nation-wide. What they are teaching our kids is invaluable. I saw an autistic boy transform from a painfully shy boy into a self-confident young man.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The geniune care for others and love of kids.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

compassionate, professional and they always seem like they are having fun.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Literally transform our kids from selfishness to selflessness with confidence and humility.

Ways to make it better...

I could donate more money to them.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Growing at a rapid rate.

One thing I'd also say is that...

This organization has so much integrity and love for creating positive change through our youth, it's addictive.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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