Oh, what a Night!

On a rainy Tuesday afternoon, lead ambassador, Ava brought her A game and sunny disposition to our Girls Night Out project. We arrived at the Stamford YMCA and greeted 10 girls who were eagerly awaiting our arrival.  Youth DJ, Alex, was there to play great music and led several games of freeze dance, which was Read More …

Auction to Benefit KHK

Thanks to lead ambassadors, Amelia and Tyler, Kids Helping Kids added a new feature to our annual Spring Celebration this year! After collecting numerous generous donations from the community, the ambassadors set up and organized an online auction that was live for one week.  Our heartfelt thanks goes to American Girl, Capital Theater, Boston Celtics, Read More …

Lights, Camera, Action 5/7/18

Lead ambassador, Emma, shared her love of theater with a dozen middle school students at the Boys & Girls Club on Monday! Emma has been studying acting for several years and is part of an acting club at her school, Stamford High. After introducing herself to the group, she led a warm up activity called Read More …

Dress Boutique Photo Shoot

Last Friday, Kids Helping Kids hosted our annual Handled with Care Boutique at the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford. Close to 700 girls and women attended the event and shopped for two special occasion dresses, a pair of formal shoes, some jewelry  and accessories.  Vanity Hair Studios was there to give the girls hair Read More …

Volunteering improves family interactions

Volunteering enhances family interactions, improves personal skills, and enriches the lives of individuals. When volunteering as a family, each family member interacts with others and finds opportunities to reflect. Individuals that volunteer engage in active learning and build a sense of civic responsibility (Lewton and Nievar, 2012).  Read the full article