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Child in Need: Kind-hearted 9-year-old waiting for mentor


Kind-hearted 9-year-old waiting for mentor

Here is a child from the Brainerd area who is waiting for a Kinship Partner Mentor.

Ben is a very kind hearted 9-year-old who had a Kinship mentor but because the mentor’s family situation changed, he is looking for a new mentor. Ben is an easy going young boy who needs a male role model to do things with. He would like to play soccer, go fishing, learn to swim and go bike riding. He also has a quiet side and enjoys board games, movies and music.

Ben lives with his mom and younger brother and he sees his dad about once a month. Ben needs a positive man who can do guy activities with him and just hang out. Ben would be a fun and easy young boy to mentor. Do you have a couple hours a week to spend with Ben?

Kinship Partners serves families in Crow Wing County, southern Cass County and the Staples/Motley area by providing positive role models to youth from the ages of 5 to 14. We have offices in Brainerd, Pequot Lakes, Crosby and Staples.

For more information about Ben or any of the kids on our waiting list, Call Kinship Partners at (218) 829-4606, or toll free at (877)730-5437 or visit our website at

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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