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KINSHIP PARTNERS | CHILD IN NEED: Building something with Daniel


• Who: Daniel.

• Age: 7.

• Hometown: Brainerd.

• Interests: Daniel is a typical young boy who enjoys sports, bike riding, fishing, model building and arts and crafts.


• Personality traits: Daniel says he is happy, smart, artistic and friendly.

• Goals and dreams: When Daniel grows up he would like to work in the construction field and build skyscrapers. He would also like to learn karate.

• Current number of waiting children for a partner: 35 boys: 21 girls.

Daniel has no contact with his dad, so it is our hope to match him with a male role model to enjoy guy activities. Daniel is a very nice young man and knows the benefits of having a Kinship Partner — his big brother has a partner.

For more information about Kinship Partners or any of our kids on the waiting list, call 829-4606 or (877) 730-5437. You may also visit our web site at

Kinship Partners is a nonprofit youth mentoring organization serving families in Crow Wing and southern Cass counties by providing positive role models to youths from ages 5 to 14.

Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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