THE KIDS FIRST INITIATIVE

 

A non-profit organization emphasizing the importance of professional behavior and career opportunities
We specialize in helping at-risk students become productive citizens by providing them with the vital  resources needed for each step of the academic life cycle.

Kids First Initiative is an officially recognized 501(c)(3) organization

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CHANGING THE WAY POLICE INTERACT WITH THE COMMUNITY AND THE WAY THE CITIZENS LOOK AT LAW ENFORCEMENT

We want to thank our partners from Michigan Department of Corrections, U.S. Border Patrol, Hamtramck Police, Sylvan Lake Police Department, F.B.I., Ferndale Police, Troy Police Department, Indiana State Police, Ohio State Highway Patrol, DNR, Oakland County Sheriffs Office, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Drug Enforcement Administration, Michigan State Police Special Operations Division, and Southfield Police, for taking part in our Law Enforcement Showcase.

STEAM

  • Science-discover it
  • Technology-utilize it
  • Engineering-build it
  • Arts-create it
  • Math-master it

Using STEAM to engage young people and connect them to their career pathway.

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Necktie Workshop

YOU WILL NEVR GET A SECOND CHANCE TO MAKE A FIRST IMPRESSION.

Dr. Josha L. Talison Superintendent of Beecher Community Schools

 lending a hand with Kids First Necktie Workshop.

When you look good, you feel better about yourself and that will increase your confidence. When your confidence is high, you will take the initiative to go out and conquer the world!
NOW THAT IS THE POWER OF A NECKTIE.

 
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Future Stars Mentoring Program

Our Mentoring program is about engaging young people, reinforcing the belief that education is not just power, it’s also freedom. We address challenges that students experience in school and in the community.

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Kids First Initiative Holiday Meals Extravaganza

Two countries, thirteen states, twenty cities and a whole lot of joy.

We will be delivering food baskets to kids and their families who are in need. 

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INVESTING IN HAITI

Kids First Initiative visited Lycee National de Petion Ville School to deliver some supplies and engage the students with STEAM activities. Moving forward we would like to establish a Micro Lending Program to help empower the wonderful people of Haiti.

OUR KIDS CAN’T BE WHAT THEY CAN’T SEE!

KIDS FIRST INITIATIVE CAREER PATHWAYS EXPO, BRINGING REAL WORLD CAREER OPPORTUNITIES TO YOUNG PEOPLE.

 

CODING FOR KIDS

Kids First Initiative would like to CONGRATULATE our first group of 3rd graders from WHRC Elementary School in Pontiac, MI who received their certificates and graduated from Coding for Kids. These young people now have the basic skills to write the code to design a video game. Thank you Mrs. Fitzpatrick, Parents and Hewlett Packard.

Donations

Because of the unique structure of Kids First Initiative the majority of the funds raised go directly towards are programs.
We make a living by what we get,
but we make a life by what we give.
~Winston Churchill

 

  • On Programs 80%
  • On Overhead 20%

PROGRAMS


Career Pathways

Here at Kids First, we don’t want the kids to just think about A career, we want them to get tangible skills to compete in a global economy.

 

Future Stars Mentoring

One encounter with the right mentor can change a child’s life forever. It’s our belief that children have something special to offer, sometimes they just need someone to believe in them.

Young Entrepreneur Club

Students will be given a Micro loan to start their own business as part of the Kids First Initiative young Entrepreneur Club. Student will be given help with marketing, adverting, sales and sitting up a bank account for their business.

NeckTie Workshop

Our organization is dedicated to preparing and grooming young men for success. We believe one of the keys to a bright and successful future is presentation.

Holiday Meals

Each year The Kids First Initiative works to feed the needy families in the community and abroad.

Donate

As a non-profit organization, we need your support to make this ambitious initiative successful.

Student of The Month 

 

kids haiti 2Congratulations to this young Haitian student Student of The Month for July/August. This young man spoke very little english an yet he was able to engineer this structure and he went out of his way to make us feel welcome on our first trip to Haiti . Please join all of us in congratulating our first International Student of The Month!

We want to praise, acknowledge, and promote students from all over the world who succeed in academics, athletics or who are making a positive impact in their community. Students from 1-12 grade qualify for this program, along with the international recognition each student will receive an award certificate and gift bag. We need your help, in 200 words or less tell us why your student should be student of the month.

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Empowered From The Past

Kids First field trip to the John Freeman Walls Historic Site and Underground Railroad Museum in Windsor, Ontario Canada. Its important that young people never forget their history.

Embracing Diversity

By embracing people’s differences, we can spark innovation, the kind of innovation that will help our young people be leaders in the global economy. First meeting of the Asian Club at Pontiac High School.

Cold Weather Warm Gear Initiative

As part of our Cold Weather Warm Gear Initiative, for the past two years we have been able to provide hundreds of elementary students with hats and gloves because of the generosity of Meijer.

 

Disaster Relief

There are no greater treasures than the highest human qualities such as compassion, courage and hope. Not even tragic accident or disaster can destroy such treasures of the heart.

Just finished delivering bottle water for the Disaster Relief here in Toledo, OH. I met some nice guys from the Cost Guard and Red Cross, now back to Michigan

RICHARD BELL

KIDS FIRST INITIATIVE

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