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ProKids Staffer Honored for Protecting Thousands of Families


Kathy King will never forget meeting a 4-year-old who had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. His little sister seemed to be protecting him as they held hands, terrified, at their foster home. King knew that there was more to his story. And she was right. The children had been victims of neglect and incredible violence.

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ForeKids Scores for ProKids


  Thanks to ForeKids and the Wetherington Country Club for your support of ProKids! It was a gorgeous autumn day and exciting golf for the participants. ForeKids selects organizations which benefit inner city youth each year, channeling the golf outing support directly to the agency. We were privileged to be the beneficiary this year. Thanks

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ProKids Child Recognized Statewide for His Success


Shaq is not the kind of kid who expects honors in his life. After all, most of his life has been trauma and chaos. But this year, he graduated on the honor roll from Woodward High School and, as a child in the foster care system, was recognized in the 2014 Celebration of Dreams by

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Story on 14-year-olds Triggered Citywide Conversation


ProKids Executive Director Tracy Cook was one of several Cincinnati leaders who reflected on the Cincinnati Enquirer’s recent article on the challenges of 14-year-olds in our city. Looking for a way to make a difference? Learn more at a ProKids Snapshot.

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2014 Friends of Children Breakfast


Thank you to all the Friends of Children who joined us May 14 to learn about ProKids and the wonderful children we serve. You can view several of the remarks made that morning – including by ProKids alum Destiney – here. New and returning supporters offered their help as we progress toward our very ambitious goal

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Cincinnati Enquirer, Letter to the Editor


Letter to the Editor from ProKids’ Board President, Kelly Wittich I am writing regarding Krista Ramsey’s column, “CASA volunteers toil to help foster kids thrive” (Jan. 19). We are so appreciative for coverage highlighting our exceptional CASA volunteers; I couldn’t be more proud of the many wonderful, loyal and passionate people involved with ProKids. I am

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