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Kids in Distress, Inc. (KID) profile

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Upcoming Events:
Elevate, Into The Wilder - Happy Hour - Thursday October, 14 2021
Elevate, A Kids In Distress Benefit presented by Greenberg Traurig - Saturday October, 23 2021
16th Annual KID Duck Fest Derby presented by JM Enterprises, Inc. - Saturday April, 02 2022


Statement of Purpose: Kids In Distress, Inc. (KID) is a nationally accredited organization dedicated to preventing child abuse, preserving families, and treating children who have been abused and neglected.


Address: 819 NE 26th Street
Phone Number: 954-390-7654
Fax: 954-390-7654
Email Address:
Web Site:


Number of Employees: 300+


Major Fund-raisers: Elevate, Duck Fest Derby, KID Hero 5K


Executive Committee: Mark Dhooge, CEO; Wendy Salomon, COO; Tony Tucker, CFO; Amy Evans, VP of Advancement; and Annette Gardiner, Chief Human Resources and Compliance Officer
Key Personnel: Amy Evans, VP of Advancement Elsa Blanco-Bridgen, Special Events Manager Flavia Aliberti, Special Events Manager


Founded: 1979
Community Served: 20,000+ children and families in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties



Newsletter: Fall 2014 KID Ink! Newsletter
KID, Ink! Summer 2014



Previous Event Coverage:

KIDS – 9th Annual Duck Fest Derby KIDS – 9th Annual Duck Fest Derby
February 16, 2013 Kids in Distress - Annual - Duck Fest Derby
December 12, 2012 Kids In Distress - Dean James Max Annual Event @ 3030 OCEAN
December 15, 2011 10th Annual Kids in Distress Benefit Dinner by Chef Dean James Max