Rite Aid Foundation Launches KidCents Safe Medication Disposal Program to Combat Medication Misuse and Accidental Poisoning Among Children and Adolescents – The Rite Aid Foundation

Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated more than 52,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2015? How about that teen drug overdose death rates more than doubled from 1999 to 2007, then increased again in 2015? What’s equally alarming is that accidental childhood poisonings cause more than 60,000 … Continue reading Rite Aid Foundation Launches KidCents Safe Medication Disposal Program to Combat Medication Misuse and Accidental Poisoning Among Children and Adolescents – The Rite Aid Foundation

Disability Action Center’s Camp CAN-DO Made Possible by KidCents. – Julie Sole

Summer Camp is certainly something most everyone can relate to. Close your eyes and go back to those days when you learned to make homemade ice cream, tie rope knots, and work together as a team. The DAC’s Summer Camp is not much different from camps that we remember. We start with those sometimes awkward … Continue reading Disability Action Center’s Camp CAN-DO Made Possible by KidCents. – Julie Sole

O.A.T.S. Thanks Rite Aid – Fred Pellerito

O.A.T.S., which stands for Offering Alternative Therapy with Smiles, is a therapeutic horseback riding center in Ortonville, MI. We ride over 100 special needs individuals each week and we are grateful to KidCents for the $5000 grant to help us continue the important services that we provide. Our local Rite Aid store went a step … Continue reading O.A.T.S. Thanks Rite Aid – Fred Pellerito

KidCents Gives Kids in West Virginia a Voice – Mary Lewis

In rural West Virginia, parents of children with disabilities have few options for services and even fewer resources. Thanks to the KidCents program, the Childhood Language Center in Charleston is able to offer high-quality speech therapy services to families across the state at no charge to the family. Clients receive individual therapy, group social activities, … Continue reading KidCents Gives Kids in West Virginia a Voice – Mary Lewis

Y-MOT, INC. is Building Capacity with the help of KidCents! – Hazel Simmons

Congratulations to our Y-MOT, INC. Director, Min. Patrick Simmons for passing his certification exams. He is now a nationally recognized Fitness & Running Coach. We were able to pay tuition and travel costs for the certification course with help from the Rite Aid Foundation and KidCents. This certification will empower our organization to reach more … Continue reading Y-MOT, INC. is Building Capacity with the help of KidCents! – Hazel Simmons

Good to the Sole- Thank you, KidCents! – Amber Lindamood

Hand in Hand’s Safe Place shelter cares for children initially entering the foster care system. Often children enter Safe Place scared, tired and hungry, wearing merely the clothes on their back. One recent night, a young girl entered our shelter wearing dirty clothing and a pair of shoes that were literally falling apart around her … Continue reading Good to the Sole- Thank you, KidCents! – Amber Lindamood