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May 12, 2019
Kinship received a $5,000 West Central Initiative Community Change Makers Grant award.
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Kinship receives Community Change Makers grant award
May 12, 2019 - 10:42am
April 25, 2019
Kinship holds annual Bunco tournament
April 25, 2019 - 10:26am
July 2, 2018
Branden Scheel competed in the 12-mile bike portion Saturday morning during the Average Jo Triathlon. Kim Brasel/FOCUS
Scheel, Myers notch Average Jo Triathlon victories in Perham
July 2, 2018 - 1:57pm
July 24, 2017
Staff at Kinship of Perham accepted a $6,000 donation from Arvig and CoBank. Submitted photo.
Arvig Donates to Kinship of Perham
July 24, 2017 - 4:40pm
July 17, 2017
Otto Bremer Trust awards 105 grants totaling $6.5 million
July 17, 2017 - 5:18pm
February 15, 2017
Teams set up for the bean bag tournament outside of Zorbaz on Little Pine Lake during Saturday’s Freezin’ for a Reason fundraiser for Kinship of the Perham Area, a mentoring program that pairs caring adults with children. The event raised more than $15,000. Kim Jordahl/Special to the Focus
Perham bean bag tournament sets world record during Freezin' for a Reason
February 15, 2017 - 3:22pm
February 9, 2017
'Santa's elves' take the plunge into Little Pine Lake at a past Freezin' for a Reason fundraiser in Perham.  Perham Focus File Photo
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
February 9, 2017 - 9:07am
January 19, 2017
Wendy Billie and her mentee, Josie Leitch, pose for a quick picture after grabbing drinks at Nest in Perham Monday. One of the things the two have in common is that they both like to color their hair; when they first met, Wendy's hair was a similar color to what Josie's is now. They affectionately describe Josie's latest 'do as "mermaid-style" because of the aquatic blue-green colors. Marie Johnson/FOCUS
'The biggest heart': Wendy Billie and the young girl she mentors, Josie Leitch, have a mutual admiration for each other, new experiences
January 19, 2017 - 1:03pm
February 12, 2015
SUBMITTED PHOTO Heather Loken, one of United Community Bank’s ‘Elves on a Shelf,’ wearing a look of surprise right after coming out of the icy water. The bank took third place in the group costume category.play button
VIDEO: Brrr-inging in $16K for kinship
February 12, 2015 - 11:30am
February 6, 2015
Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS In 2014, the Willy Wonka and oompa loompa duo of Kenny and Kim Nelson took second place in the in small-team costume contest at the Freezin’ for a Reason polar plunge fundraiser for Perham’s Kinship program.
Good reason for freezin’: Kinship fundraiser to be held Saturday
February 6, 2015 - 2:01pm
January 30, 2015
Marie Johnson/FOCUS Judi Maddock and her mentee, 7-year-old Bre Wouta, like to do all kinds of different things together, from roller skating to painting. They’re also making a picture book based on the time they spend together.
‘We get silly sometimes’: Local mentorship pair love to laugh
January 30, 2015 - 2:54pm
January 22, 2015
Marie Johnson/FOCUS Kinship mentor John Minge, left, and his mentee, Tucker Donahue, have been getting together for the last three years. They like to do woodworking, and often attend Kinship’s scheduled group events.
Building a friendship: Kinship pair connects through woodworking and other activities
January 22, 2015 - 1:37pm
July 12, 2012
Photo by Chris Happel
Floatin' for kinship
July 12, 2012 - 11:04am
June 28, 2012
Help set a world record for Kinship
June 28, 2012 - 10:00am
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