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Kindness in Action: TKC Schools Program

Turnkey and Personalized Social Emotional Learning Experiences!

Children who volunteer between the ages of 5-12 have increased academic gains, school connectedness, and civic engagement.

The Kindness Connection (TKC) offers a unique program specifically designed to provide elementary school-aged children with enjoyable and inspiring volunteer experiences. TKC’s projects are designed to be age-appropriate and convenient for administrators and teachers.

The Kindness Connection offers two customized school program options. TKC can accommodate any group size with options for our teacher/parent lead Classroom Kindness program or School Wide program facilitated by TKC for larger groups.

Experience Kindness with The Kindness Connection. To learn more about our school programs and determine which program is the best option for your school visit our program information pages or contact TKC at

Benefits to Schools

  • TKC Programs are aligned with select goals of the Illinois Social Emotional Learning Standards and developed to cultivate the values of service while supporting student achievement in social and emotional learning.
  • TKC projects are supported by a curriculum of discussion guides and materials to teach about volunteerism and make the service experience even more meaningful for students.
  • TKC is able to pass along some materials at cost thanks to our generous donors. Schools are asked to pay a subsidized fee to cover the cost of additional program materials and administration.