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The State Journal

Robinson starts nonprofit to help children of incarcerated​

Dale Robinson, who is a former inmate, has created a nonprofit organization to serve local children of parents who are incarcerated. It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted by the readable content of a page when looking at its layout. 

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The Kings Center Shaping Young Lives

The Kings Center has been a hub of activity for children in Frankfort since 1996. Starting at age 6, children can come to the center, located at the corner of Logan and Third streets, to get homework help, learn lifeskills and, best of all, hang out with their friends in a nurturing environment…

FRANK MAGAZINE​

Friends of FRANK: Amy Nance Snow is making a difference

Even as young teenager, Amy Nance Snow knew exactly what she wanted to do with her life.

WKYT

Franklin County teacher's blood drive continues in his memory

Adam Hyatt organized a blood drive before he was killed in the Interstate 75 crash in southern Kentucky. Less than a month later, people are donating in his honor.

THE STATE JOURNAL

Snow accepts Frank Sower President's Award

Amy Nance Snow, of Franklin County Schools, accepts the Frank Sower President’s Award at Friday night’s annual meeting of the Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce at the Capital Plaza Hotel.

THE STATE JOURNAL

Kids Rising Up through Support and Healing (KRUSH) was created for students who are dealing with family members that are or have been incarcerated. It was made by educators for educators. It’s a perfect mix of resources for educators to connect to the kids that need it most. And those kids are the ones their mission serves. So, they teamed up with KRUSH last year. 

THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

What started as a small group of five now has grown into a desire to reach all 50 states. 

Kristi Whittaker and Jalina Wheeler created the K.R.U.S.H. (Kids Rising up through Support Healing) program in 2017. It offers a support system for kids who’ve had a family member behind bars or currently incarcerated.

MARKET WATCH

Prison Inspired Passion… G.U.R.U. Style with Dale Robinson

I imagine many of us have heard or used the phrase purpose-driven. Perhaps you have even read Rick Warren’s book, The Purpose-Driven Life. When one thinks or speaks of someone being purpose-driven, there is typically a stereotyped image that comes to mind. Well, I am here to tell you that, today, I have the opportunity to share time with the true picture of someone that is purpose-driven… and on a mission to impact the world. It’s my pleasure to introduce to you, Dale “Mr. You Got This!” Robinson.

NKY TRIBUNE

Kentucky Teacher: Russell Independent school’s KRUSH program helps erase stigma of Incarceration

Kids Rising Up through Support and Healing (KRUSH) has cultivated a sense of family for students that have seen their own families affected by the harsh reality of incarceration. A reality that has become far too common in the Commonwealth.

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Ex-Convict Turned Motivational Speaker Helps Convicted Felons Create a New Life

He may have made grave mistakes in the past, but he did not let it rob him of a promising future. His one-of-a-kind experience motivated him to do something to turn his life around so that others may learn from it. From making prison visits-inspiring convicts-to talking in big conferences so he can teach people how to live a balanced life, Robinson is making it happen.