Fall and a variety of fun fall activities are on the way. Football, soccer, hunting, Halloween parties, walks through the woods, photographing colorful leaves and camouflaged animals, raking yards and outdoor fires with hot dogs and s'mores are just a few suggestions. The only thing that would make any of these activities more fun is to have someone special to do them with. We can help!
Right now we have 32 kids on our waiting list and any one of them would jump at the chance to do any of the above mentioned things with an adult partner. For example, Josh, Isaiah and Sam specifically asked for an adult partner who can teach them more about football. They'd love to have someone who would be willing to toss around the old pigskin and maybe take in a high school game on a Friday night. For you adults who are less sports-minded, we have Matt, Gage and Amy who love to play board games, go for walks and work on building projects. If there's a particular activity you enjoy, we probably have a youngster who would love to participate, too.
We make it a point to tell our volunteers that being an adult partner is not about spending money and doing extravagant activities. It's about taking the time to get to know your junior partner and then spending time doing the things you both enjoy doing - things you probably would be doing anyway.
Fall is a great time to make some changes in your life and take advantage of some new opportunities. Becoming a friend to one of the kids on our waiting list might be just the change and opportunity you're looking for. Please give us a call at (218) 829-4606 in Brainerd, email@example.com; or toll free (if you are in the northern lakes or Crosby areas) at 1-877-730-5437. You can also visit our Web site at www.kinshippartners.org.
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