4th Year of Platinum Guidestar Rating

By Rachel Whitbeck | October 26, 2020

Kids Matter has earned the 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by Guidestar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. This is the fourth consecutive Platinum rating earned by Kids Matter. Less than half percent of charities receive a Platinum rating. By sharing metrics that highlight progress Kids Matter is…

Help us build a virtual library!

By Rachel Whitbeck | October 19, 2020

Help us build a virtual library! We’re currently looking for volunteers to help us build a virtual library which will be featured on our website. The families we serve are at home due to COVID and to make things easier we want to create an online library for the children. To make this a success,…

Around the Block 2019 Success!

By Rachel Whitbeck | October 15, 2020

This past year with your support, we were able to clothe 2,000 children with new clothing, shoes, backpacks and books at our annual Around-the-Block programs!  Across our three Around-the-Block events that took place last November, we surpassed the previous year’s number of children in need clothed. Thank you to our volunteers, supporters, KOHL’s, and board…

Kids Matter International Earns GuideStar’s Highest Rating

By Marti Conner | December 16, 2019

Donors to Focus on Platinum Seal Allows Progress and Results Southlake, TX—July 2020 Kids Matter International has earned a 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. This is the third consecutive Platinum rating earned by Kids Matter International.  Less than half percent…

Kids Matter Begins Funding New International Charities!

By Marti Conner | January 3, 2019

  Kids Matter is excited to announce that we are now supporting three new international charities: Coreluv International, Inc., Anker Christensen Charitable Fund and Victory Christian! Anker Christensen Charitable Fund is a 501c3 Christian organization with a mission of providing long term sustainable community development focusing on needs identified by the community itself such as…

Around the Block 2018 is a Success

By Marti Conner | November 21, 2018

Thank you to everyone involved! This year, we were excited to have the opportunity to clothe over 1,600 children! We had three Around the Block events in November 2018: ATB Southlake on November 3rd, ATB Arlington on November 10th, and ATB Austin on November 17th. Children and families lined up for the opportunity to go…

Volunteer with Around The Block

By Marti Conner | September 21, 2018

Around The Block (ATB) is our largest program where our leadership teams, volunteers, and donors can all interact together with the children we serve. Our flagship event at Kohl’s in Southlake has been confirmed for November 3, 2018. Our 2nd DFW event will be held at Kohl’s in Arlington on November 10, 2018. Kids Matter will be hosting a 3rd event in Austin on November 17, 2018. Mark all three dates on your calendars and sign up to volunteer!

Celebrate North Texas Giving Day!

By Marti Conner | August 30, 2018

SAVE THE DATE TO DONATE  Kids Matter is taking part in North Texas Giving Day! On September 19th, every donation on the North Texas Giving Day website in honor of Kids Matter will help more children in our community. Get the most out of your donation!   SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 6 AM CENTRAL – MIDNIGHT  …

Thank you xoxo

By Marti Conner | August 29, 2018

 Thank you to all of our runners, volunteers, and sponsors!! Thank you so much for coming and helping at our 2018 5K & Family Run! It was very wet and rainy, and your commitment to staying and helping throughout the bad weather meant so much to us. We couldn’t have done the event without you!…

Earn Volunteer Hours!! Make a Difference with Homework Buddies!

By Marti Conner | August 3, 2018

  If you want to significantly impact the life of a child, then become a Homework Buddy. There are so many 1st-5th graders in the Colleyville/Grapevine Independent School District system who need help with their homework with emphasis on reading and comprehension skills. You don’t need to have any special certifications. What we need are…