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Kinship campaign seeks mentors


As National Mentoring

Month nears its final week, Kinship Partner’s campaign is continuing

its effort to recruit 50 mentors by the end of January.

David Downing, Kinship Partners executive director in Brainerd, said 16 new applicants stepped forward so far.

Kinship reports there are 10 top reasons to mentor a child.

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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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