Kids In Danger

Rating: 5 stars   43 reviews

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116 W. Illinois, Suite 5E Chicago IL 60654 USA

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Kids In Danger is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting children by improving children’s product safety.  Our mission is to promote the development of safer children’s products, advocate for children and educate the public, especially parents and caregivers, about dangerous children’s products.  We were founded in 1998 by the parents of Danny Keysar who was killed in a dangerous portable crib.

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2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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312-595-0649
http://kidsindanger.org

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Rating: 5 stars  

As a former intern and current volunteer, I truly enjoyed working with Nancy Cowles and the team in order to create safer regulations for children's products. Being a part of this non-profit has helped me become more self-sufficient as well as a team-player. I have learned what it takes to complete projects in a timely, yet successful fashion. I do recommend any student who needs an internship or volunteer placement to give this organization a call!

 
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KID is a great nonprofit organization that works so hard to improve the safety of children's products in many different ways. I'm so glad of being part of the summer team.

 
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I am really impressed by KID's TEST program that gives young engineers at top universities contemporary design challenges that affect children's products and their safety.

 
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Educational and informative, KID is a helpful advocate for parents and grandparents to keep up-to-date on safety info, recalls, and best practices. Super friendly environment too!

 
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As an intern at KID, it's been incredible to see the dedication that each member of the team brings to the table. KID is full of people who truly want to make the world a safer place for kids. Whether it be sharing recall information and safety advice through social media and workshops, or doing more hands-on projects, like testing products for safety, the team at KID works hard to ensure the safety of children, especially where they should feel safest: in their own home.

 
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I have been interning at KID this summer, and I am really impressed by the work and impact of the organization. KID's efforts to ensure child product safety have brought light to an important issue in our consumer driven society and have also become the voice for many. The staff is constantly busy organizing events, reaching out to people through social media, and contacting various companies and policy-makers to further KID's mission. I am excited to continue interning at KID for the rest of the summer as I learn more about the non-profit world!

 
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As an intern at KID, I've found the staff and office camaraderie to be super welcoming. Being able to work on various projects for KID showed me how dedicated the nonprofit is to advocating for the development of safer children's products, and to interacting with legislation and legislators on that front. All social media is constantly updated for recalls (such as the IKEA recall), and prevention material is always being put out there to educate the public. I would highly urge others to support KID--it's a wonderful organization with a highly important mission.

 
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I had the chance to intern with KID this summer and so far, I can say I've learned so much about the nonprofit world and what it takes to sustain an organization. Even though the organization's staff size is small, they are doing incredibly big things and doing many important things to keep children safe. Everyone involved with this organization is involved because they deeply care about the cause! I believe Kids In Danger can change the way the general consumer public looks at children's product safety and I wish them only the best in the future.

 
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I started working with KID (Kids In Danger) this past April (2015). I absolutely love it! The ladies (Nancy, Laura & Karen) are so awesome. They are not only well versed in their respective areas of the organization, but they genuinely enjoy what they do and believe in the message KID embodies. I really love the energy of the office and how everyone is there to help, encourage and guide. I truly appreciate all of the kindness and appreciation the ladies have shown me. They make me feel that I am just as much as a vital team member (not just a volunteer) as anyone else, which further fuels my desire to be more involved. Because of KID, the work they do and the ladies, I have decided to get into nonprofit as a career!

Thanks for all that you do!!

 
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I started working with Kids in danger recently and I respect the work they are doing for improving children's product safety and educating the people about the products. Laura Nikolovska and Laura Ford are amazing people to work with and they are really flexible. I am happy to support them.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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