August 27, 2018 - Kids In Crisis, the area’s only free, round-the-clock crisis counseling center and emergency shelter for children of all ages, announced today that it has received a $5,000 grant from the John and Ethel Kashulon Foundation.
The mission of the John and Ethel Kashulon Foundation is to improve people’s lives through the funding of programs whose mission and projects align with three unified goals of enhancing Educational, Children’s and Cultural opportunities.
“We are very grateful for this gift from the Kashulon Foundation, which will help us provide assistance to even more children and families in crisis,” said Kids In Crisis Executive Director Shari Shapiro.
ABOUT KIDS IN CRISIS:
Established in 1978, Kids In Crisis (www.kidsincrisis.org) helps children, teens and families who are facing varying degrees of crisis such as: domestic violence, family conflicts, mental, physical and emotional problems, substance abuse, homelessness, and more. Kids In Crisis does this by being Connecticut’s only free, round-the-clock agency providing emergency shelter for children of all ages, providing family crisis counseling, and offering community outreach and education, programs. The organization has helped more than 143,000 Connecticut children and families to date. Providers, educators, community members, and family members are encouraged to call the 24-hour helpline: 203-661-1911 for support.
Photo courtesy of Kids In Crisis.
Pictured: Martin McLaughin, trustee of the Kashulon Foundation and Shari Shaprio, Executive Director of Kids In Crisis.