Category Archives: KidCents Updates

KidCents Grant Helps Young Children Imagine the Possibilities – Mikayla DiCesare

The Woodlands is a nonprofit organization in Wexford, PA that provides children and adults with disabilities and chronic illnesses a barrier-free environment, innovative programs and activities, and an impassioned, nurturing staff. Cub Club, a day camp for children ages 6-12, was created as a means to introduce young children to the many recreational, social and … Continue reading KidCents Grant Helps Young Children Imagine the Possibilities – Mikayla DiCesare

Rite Aid Foundation Makes Wishes Come True This Holiday Season – The Rite Aid Foundation

In the spirit of the holiday season, The Rite Aid Foundation announced it is awarding a total of $2.2 million to its partner charities through the KidCents Holiday Wishes Program. The program was created to spread some extra holiday cheer to the KidCents charities that give so much to their clients and communities throughout the … Continue reading Rite Aid Foundation Makes Wishes Come True This Holiday Season – The Rite Aid Foundation

KidCents Gives the Gift of Animal-Assisted Therapy to Children in Alabama – Liz Wilson

Founded in Birmingham in 1996, Hand in Paw (HIP) is Alabama’s premier Animal-Assisted Therapy provider. HIP’s most-served program site is Children’s of Alabama, the nation’s third largest pediatric hospital. Since becoming a KidCents charity, HIP has expanded its “pawprint” throughout the hospital, adding new handler and animal Therapy Teams, implementing services in new units and … Continue reading KidCents Gives the Gift of Animal-Assisted Therapy to Children in Alabama – Liz Wilson

The Joshua Group’s Kirk Hallett Receives KIDCHAMP℠ Award – The Rite Aid Foundation

On November 14, Kirk Hallett, founder and director of the Joshua Group, accepted The Rite Aid Foundation’s KIDCHAMP℠ award. Designed to honor thought leaders and advocates in childhood development, the KIDCHAMP award recognizes individuals in communities served by Rite Aid that have made a meaningful difference in the lives of youth by advocating for their … Continue reading The Joshua Group’s Kirk Hallett Receives KIDCHAMP℠ Award – The Rite Aid Foundation

A great start to another year at Oasis with KidCents! – Kathleen Long

The Rite Aid Foundation’s focus on the well-being of children has always been a great fit with us at Oasis-A Haven for Women and Children, one of the inaugural KidCents charities. Our youth development programs change lives each and every day. This year, with the support of partners like Rite Aid and KidCents, we’ve been … Continue reading A great start to another year at Oasis with KidCents! – Kathleen Long