Community Spotlight

Community Spotlight

Center for Changing Lives

Kia of Duluth is a proud sponsor of the Center for Changing Lives. Every night over 120 young people in the greater Duluth region have no place to call home. Even more are at-risk of becoming homeless. The Center for Changing Lives is a central location where at-risk young people can find safety, support and guidance. They support more than 800 young people every year in greater Duluth, making thousands of contacts and providing them with the resources they need to launch into productive, healthy and independent lives.

https://www.lssmn.org/

Ronald McDonald House Northland

Kia of Duluth is a proud sponsor of Ronald McDonald House Northland. Located in downtown Duluth, the Ronald McDonalds House Charities (RMHC) offers a caring and comfortable home-away-from-home to families navigating a child’s health crisis. Families are never charged for their services, so they rely on community support to enable them to offer complimentary lodging, meals, and more.

The Ronald McDonald House Northland is made possible by community support. Ways in which you can support are donation drives, pop tabs, volunteering, and Amazon Smile wish list. For more information, visit their website linked below. Kia of Duluth is honored to partner with such a great organization!

https://rmhc-uppermidwest.org/

Duluth Playhouse

This week's Community Spotlight is the Duluth Playhouse! Founded in 1914, the Duluth Playhouse is one of the nation’s oldest community theaters and produces a year-round season of dramas, musicals, and children’s productions. It brings the finest in entertainment and theatre arts opportunities to Minnesota’s Northeast Region. Featuring local and professional artists, The Duluth Playhouse hosts a year-round season of live theatre. With the Children’s Theatre Arts program, The Play Ground Theatre, and the new Conservatory for the Performing Arts, there are opportunities for everyone to explore, learn, and perform. Kia of Duluth is proud to sponsor this organization and what it does in our community.

https://duluthplayhouse.org/

The Duluth Area Family YMCA

The Y is a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening the community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose, and each other. Working together, we focus on empowering young people, improving health and wellbeing, and inspiring action in and across our community.The Duluth Area Family YMCA has been strengthening our community for over 150 years through programs dedicated to youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

https://www.duluthymca.org/

Duluth MakerSpace

Kia of Duluth is a proud sponsor of Duluth MakerSpace. Duluth MakerSpace's mission is to offer the best sustainable multi-field cooperative workshop possible for our local artists, inventors, experimenters, teachers, and learners (Makers!). Monthly memberships to Duluth Maker Space pay for shared access to tech tools, electronics, metal shop, woodshop, crafts, classrooms, fabrics, etc!

If you are interested in helping Duluth MakerSpace achieve its mission you can become a member or donate. To view upcoming classes, information about becoming a member, or donate, visit their website linked below. Kia of Duluth is honored to partner with such a great organization!

https://duluthmakerspace.com/

Animal Allies Humane Society

Kia of Duluth is a proud sponsor of Animal Allies Humane Society. Located in Duluth, Animal Allies Humane Society has been serving the lower St. Louis County area for over 60 years. Animal Allies Humane Society strives to ensure a loving home for every pet.

You can help ensure loving homes for every pet by adopting, donating, volunteering, and purchasing merchandise. If you would like to learn more on how you can support Animal Allies Humane Society, please visit their website linked below. Kia is honored to partner with such a great organization!

https://www.animalallies.net/

Duluth Children's Museum

Kia of Duluth is a proud sponsor of Duluth Children’s Museum. Established in 1930, Duluth Children's Museum is the fifth oldest children’s museum in the nation. Their mission is to engage children in hands-on learning through creative play and interactive exhibits. Duluth Children’s Museum focuses on learning, engagement, fun, and community.

As a nonprofit organization, Duluth Children’s Museum depends on the generosity of the community to help support its mission. Ways in which you can help are by donating or volunteering. To learn more about Duluth Children’s Museum, visit their website linked below. Kia of Duluth is honored to partner with such a great organization!

https://www.duluthchildrensmuseum.org/

Life House Duluth

Kia of Duluth is a proud sponsor of Life House. Located in Duluth, Life House serves approximately 900 unduplicated youth and additionally their young children annually. Their mission is to reconnect homeless and street youth to their dreams. The Life House offers 7 programs that are created to provide help for those in need. These programs are Youth Drop-In Center, Housing, Mental Health & Wellness, Futures: Education, Futures: Employment, Safe Harbor, and The Loft Shelter. Sustaining donations are critical to the mission of Life House, which provide weeks, months, and even years of support for our youth. If you would like to donate or volunteer, please visit their website linked below. Kia of Duluth is honored to partner with such a great organization!

https://lifehouseduluth.org/

Boys and Girls Club of the Northland

Kia of Duluth is a proud sponsor of the Boys and Girls Club of the Northland. Boys and Girls Club of the Northland is dedicated to ensuring that our community’s youth have greater access to quality programs and services that will empower their lives and build great futures. Their mission is to empower and inspire all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as caring, productive, responsible citizens. You can help support the Boys and Girls Club of the Northland by donating or volunteering. To donate, please visit their website. Kia of Duluth is honored to partner with such a great organization!

https://bgcnorth.org/

Ecolibrium3

Kia of Duluth is a proud sponsor of Ecolibrium3, whose mission is to lead and inspire change towards an equitable and sustainable future. The first is serving as the neighborhood convening organization in Duluth’s low-income Lincoln Park neighborhood, working on all aspects of sustainable revitalization that advance opportunities for residents and businesses. The second is a focus on community sustainability and resiliency including aspects of energy transition, housing stock improvement, economic security, and health.

https://www.ecolibrium3.org//