KidzKare, a 501(c)3 non-profit benefitting children in the greater Rochester, MI area.

Our mission is to create, provide, and support programs that improve the physical, emotional, social, and educational well-being of children and youth in the greater Rochester area.


Meeting the needs of the children in our community is the goal.  We seek to partner and collaborate with businesses and other non-profits to the kids who need us most.

Our History

  • January 2011 - KidzKare formed as non-profit in State of Michigan
  • June 2011 - Receive 501 (c) 3 Status from IRS
  • July 2011 - Help purchase books for new Reach Out and Read program
  • August 2011 - Recycled Reader begins - we collect gently used books for children.
  • September 2011 - Affiliated pediatricians help provide healthcare related workshops at pre-schools, local elementaries and moms clubs.
  • January 2012 - KidzKare Board brainstorms opportunities for children headed back to school.  "Back to School Bonanza" is imagined!
  • August 2012 - First "Back to School Bonanza" takes care of 397 kids.
  • January 2013 - Dr. Mitchell imagines "Raising Rochester" - a raised garden bed program.
  • Summer 2013 - 110 Garden beds are placed with hundreds of pounds of fresh produce going to Rochester Area Neighborhood House Food Pantry.
  • August 2013 - 2nd Annual Bonanza - 585 kids!
  • Spring 2014 - 45 new garden beds for Raising Rochester!

© KidzKare, Inc. 150 S. Elizabeth Str, Rochester, MI 48307  Phone: 248.505.3522  Email:  Web:

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