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Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Nina Menis

Nina M. Menis serves as CEO & Executive Director of KidsMatter. Nina grew up in Naperville and enjoyed raising a family in Naperville. Nina has worked in advancement for both public and private P-20 educational institutions and area nonprofits for more than 30 years. Contact Nina (pronounced nine-eh) at nina@kidsmatter2us.org or (630) 864-3974.

KidsMatter 2 Us – Teens making a difference: The Three Pillars Initiative comes to Naperville

Is your teen passionate about helping others? Do they take part in school and community fundraisers? Do they like to volunteer their time with...

KidsMatter 2 Us – The win-win-win of volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to show support for an important cause, a way to get to know others who share your values and...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Exploring teen mental health… from the other side of the desk

While mental health issues in teens have been well-documented in recent years, one effect of the mental health crisis has been a shortage of...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Treating today’s epidemic of loneliness

A high school teacher recently posted that she occasionally gave students a few minutes to chat at the end of class. The results were...

KidsMatter 2 us – Building relationships

A recent Parent Night Event at Community Christian Church in Naperville featured Dr. Chinwé Williams, co-author with Will Hutcherson of Seen: Healing Despair and...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Tips for parents, online internet safety for tweens and teens

Indian Prairie School District 204 hosted a Mental Health Symposium to help address the mental health needs of students and families. KidsMatter in partnership...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Kindness Counts Challenge is underway, join the movement

The Kindness Counts Challenge is a special initiative underway led by the Community Youth Team (CYT), a coalition of 36 youth-serving organizations who work...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Crisis Text Line Emotional Help Right Your Fingertips

For someone in the midst of a mental health crisis, help can be right at your fingertips. With the help of the Crisis Text...

KidsMatter 2 Us – The loneliness epidemic

Growing mental health issues in teens have been well-documented in recent years, as has the discussion of how to help adolescents cope with depression,...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Random acts of kindness

Do you have a Random Acts of Kindness Story? KidsMatter helps to support and convene the Collaborative Youth Team (CYT), a coalition of over 36...
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