Impact Stories

Your Gifts At Work

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Mariela’s Story

When Mariela fled gang violence in Guatemala at age 17, she sought a more peaceful life in the U.S. with her mother. Four long years later, she’s finally a lawful permanent resident thanks to caring people like you who support KIND.

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Brandon's Story

Brandon was only 12 when he made the journey to the U.S. alone to reunite with his mother. KIND attorneys helped make his transition safe so he could enjoy life with his mother and the bright future ahead of him.

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Gilberto's Story

Gilberto's journey to the U.S. from Guatemala was not without difficulty. Thanks to the support of generous KIND donors, he was able to get representation that helped grant him asylum in the place he now calls home.

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Why We Give

At Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), we believe no refugee or immigrant child should have to face immigration court alone. It's what drives our work and motivates our supporters, volunteers and staff every day.

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