Photo Gallery

Divita Dialysis Presented a check to the Kinship Caregiver Coalition.


Divita Dialysis Presented a check to the Kinship Caregiver Coalition.

April Lunch N Learn


Caregivers learning about navigating the education system for children with mental and physical disabilities.

February Lunch N Learn

Denise Uhl Jenkins from CareHouse presented the Stewarts of Children to the caregivers and staff members.

2014


Buckeye Health Plan donated turkeys and hams to our kinship families.

Seventh Annual Kinship Family Fair, 2014

Kinship Staff, Emi Tiley, Misty Boston, Dionne Simmons and Cindy Bradley.
Rosa Smith talking to the young girls.


(Photo left) Registration started early. (Photo right) Gayle Fowler from Marriage Works talking to the caregivers about "Parenting a Second Time" .


(Photo left) Anita Koener, M.S.W., from South Community talking to the caregivers about "making Your New Life Work". (Photo right) Caregivers telling their stories.


Duane Hutchinson talking to the young boys about the best is yet to come.

Shoes4theshoeless came out and provided each child with a brand new pair of socks and shoes.

The wonderful volunteers who helped make the KFF a success.

Mark Baker talking to all the young men about how life will throw you curves-your response is what counts.

Miracle Mitchell talking to the teen girls about "My Beauty is Priceless".

Caregivers were able to visit vendor tables to get information about local resources.


The children were given a bookbag with school supplies in it.

February 2014

Michelle Rivas speaking about visits  with biological parents.Kinship Caregivers listening intently to Michelle Rivas.Kinship Caregivers listening intently to Michelle Rivas.Michelle Rivas speaking about visits with biological parents. Kinship Caregivers listening intently to Ms. Rivas.

Emi Tiley and Alicia Taylor assisting  caregivers with lunch.      

Emi Tiley and Alicia Taylor assisting caregivers with lunch.


December 2013

Dionne Simmons, Program Director, being  interviewed by the local news stations.   Staff working hard to get the hams ready for clients. Staff working hard to get the hams ready for clients.
Dionne Simmons, Program Director, being
interviewed by the local news stations.

 
Staff working hard to get the hams ready for clients.

Staff working hard to get the hams ready for clients.   Staff working hard to get the hams ready for clients. Staff working hard to get the hams ready for clients.
Staff working hard to get the hams ready for clients.

Kinship Family Fair at Adventure Central Wesleyan MetroPark, August 10, 2013

Camela Douglass teaching Zumba to
the young ladies.

Peggy Seboldt teaching the Caregivers
about Kinship Family Dynamics.


James Bolden explaining violence
prevention to the young men.


 
The young ladies getting a life lesson about
how to make their future bright.

Ms. Simmons doing crafts with the young agers.

 
 
Young men playing a game of kickball.

 


Lunch and Learn, April 2013

Lunch-N-Learn April 2013 Attorney Charles Slicer III from Slicer Law Office, Helenka Marculewicz with Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project and  Jennifer Petrella –Ahrens, Montgomery County Juvenile presented about Establishing Permanency for relative children.Lunch-N-Learn April 2013 Attorney Charles Slicer III from Slicer Law Office, Helenka Marculewicz with Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project and  Jennifer Petrella –Ahrens, Montgomery County Juvenile presented about Establishing Permanency for relative children.
(Left) Attorney Charles Slicer III from Slicer Law Office,
(Right) Helenka Marculewicz with Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project presented,
"Establishing Permanency for Relative Children".


Lunch-N-Learn April 2013 Attorney Charles Slicer III from Slicer Law Office, Helenka Marculewicz with Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project and  Jennifer Petrella –Ahrens, Montgomery County Juvenile presented about Establishing Permanency for relative children.Lunch-N-Learn April 2013 Attorney Charles Slicer III from Slicer Law Office, Helenka Marculewicz with Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project and  Jennifer Petrella –Ahrens, Montgomery County Juvenile presented about Establishing Permanency for relative children.
Jennifer Petrella-Ahrens, Montgomery County Juvenile presented,
"Establishing Permanency for Relative Children".


February 2013

Kinship Caregivers learn about how to prevent, recognize and react to sexual abuse and steps to report it
Kinship Caregivers learn about how to prevent, recognize and react to sexual abuse and steps to report it
Kinship Caregivers learn about how to prevent, recognize and react to sexual abuse and steps to report it
Kinship Caregivers learn about how to prevent, recognize and react to sexual abuse and steps to report it.
(Left to Right) Denise Uhl Jenkins, Carehouse and Michelle Rivas, MCJFS Children Services.



Lunch and Learn, November 2012

Caregivers learning holiday gift giving on a budget
Caregivers learning holiday gift giving on a budget
Caregivers learning holiday gift giving on a budget
Kinship Caregivers learned holiday gift giving on a budget from
Laura Wildhotz at the November Lunch-n-Learn.


This caregiver made inexpensive gifts
to take home.


Caregivers learning holiday gift giving on a budget
Caregivers learning holiday gift giving on a budget
Caregivers learning holiday gift giving on a budget
The caregivers were able to make inexpensive gifts to take home.


Kinship Kids Klub

  Kinship Kids planning their future  
 
Kinship Kids planning their future.

 

Lunch and Learn in Celebration of Grandparents Month, September 19, 2012

Caregivers learning about Internet safety
Caregivers learning about Internet safety
Caregivers learning about Internet safety
Kinship Caregivers learn internet safety and staying healthy while caring for their grandchildren.


Paperdoll Campaign, September 2012

Paperdolls representative of  kinship kids in care in Ohio
Paperdolls representative of  kinship kids in care in Ohio
Paperdolls representative of  kinship kids in care in Ohio
Paperdolls representative of kinship kids in care in Ohio. This box was sent to Senator Bill Beagle.


Kinship Family Fair at Adventure Central Wesleyan MetroPark, August 11, 2012

Learning to tie a tie with Bobby Bogan
Learning to tie a tie with Bobby Bogan
All about my body, hygiene 101
The transition from boys to men. Learning to Tie a Tie with Bobby Bogan.

All About My Body, Hygiene 101.

Caregivers visiting at the Kinship Family Fair
Tommy Owens and Marlon Shackelford,  making boys count
Tommy Owens and Marlon Shackelford,  making boys count
Caregivers visiting at the Kinship Family Fair.

Tommy Owens and Marlon Shackelford, Making Boys Count.

DaJuana Blacksheare interacting with  the young ladies
Children at Kinship Family Fair
 
DaJuana Blacksheare interacting with
the young ladies.

Children at Kinship Family Fair.