Events

In addition to direct fundraising outreach, Kinnect holds three major fundraising events each year.

  • Spring “FUN” Raiser: Celebrate spring with us at what many consider one of the best fundraisers of the year. Learn about how Kinnect is working toward its goal of connecting all children with a safe, loving, permanent family, eat some good food, enjoy beverages, and have a great time. March 14, 2020 at Tinkham Veale University Center at CWRU. More details to follow.
  • Golf Outing: Fore! Our summertime golf outing sells out each year. Form a team and win the “scramble”, or just come along for dinner and beverages, prize drawings and the silent auction. August 10, 2019 at St. Denis Golf Club. Register here.
  • Scrabble Tournament: Word nerds, unite! Spectators, grab a pint! On November 10, 2019, join hosts Vicki Nowak and Todd Webster at Goldhorn Brewery for a fast-paced and entertaining afternoon of the world’s premier crossword game, plus food and beverages. Register here.

Kinnect also hosts an annual Family Finding Convening. On December 3, 2019, child welfare leaders from throughout Ohio will gather to share best-practice approaches to finding, engaging, and supporting family members for children.

Family Finding Convening – Registration

Overview      |      Speaker Biographies      |      Registration The Family Finding Convening is an interactive learning and engagement opportunity for administrative and management level representatives working with families and children who experience the child welfare system.  The day will focus on learning from existing models and holding strategic
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What’s the Good Word? Scrabble!

Thank you to everyone who supported Kinnect’s 9th Annual Scrabble Tournament at Goldhorn Brewery! Thanks to your generosity, we raised more than $20,000 to help children in foster care find safe, loving homes. Check out more pictures of the event here.
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Please join us for the Kentucky Derby FUNraiser!

Don your favorite hat and join us for an evening of gambling, Southern cuisine, horse racing, bourbon sipping, and more. Enjoy an evening at one of the best events of the year, and know that every dollar raised will help children find belonging with a lifelong family. Registration opens Friday, January 18. Click here to register.

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