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Mission statement

Our mission is to provide goods and services to underprivileged children, teenagers or very young adults.

Year 2014 was a very productive year for our organization.  With the help of local businesses and private donations, we had the privilege of giving over 340 foster youths and four single parent families a wonderful and memorial holiday season at year's end.  With many fund raisers this year including two yard sales and a motorcycle poker run, we enhanced the lives of a large number of needy children.  A heartfelt "Thank You" goes out to everyone who contributed, whether that be in the form of funds, time or effort.  With the communities help to make it all possible, we look forward to meeting the needs of more underprivileged children in 2015.

If you are not able to help with a direct contribution, you can still help by volunteering your services, donating items for our yard sale, or by attending and supporting our fundraising activities throughout the year.  Check out our more recent or projected fundraising activities by clicking on the FUNDRAISERS button above.

More importantly, if you know or are aware of any needy child, won't you take the time to please click on the REFERRAL button above and tell us about it.  Although most of our referrals come from state or similar sanctioned organizations, we will certainly get back to you and are prepared to service any underprivileged child where the need can be verified.  We will only be limited in servicing the need if it is not within our fiscal capacity.


  1. The first fundraising yard sale will be held at 70 Pruett Place, Oakdale, CT from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on June 5, 6 and 7, 2015.  There will be a huge selection of donated items under seven tents and fantastic deals will be available.

  2. 6th Annual Kinship4kids Charity Fundraiser & Poker Run

When:  Date TBD, 9:00AM to 9:00PM

Where:  Montville American Legion Post 112, 89 Pink Row, Uncasville, CT 06382-2427.  Phone: 860-848-1393.

This poker run benefits foster children in southeastern CT. Last year was a huge success.  We are looking to outdo last year's cash donated to this worthy cause. Feel free to call our organizer at 860-608-0107 for more information.

  1. A donation box will be set up at the Waterford Speedbowl during every race.  Donations are strongly encouraged.

  2. Another enormous yard sale will be scheduled for the fall of 2015.  Donations of goods will be received leading up to the sales.


Won't you make a tax deductible donation to assist in our efforts.  You can do this below or click on the DONATE menu button above.


President & Founder
Shirley McGuigan



Mailing Address
Linda J Cote
Director, Kinship4Kids
70 Pruett Place
Oakdale, CT 06370