KITE will host Enfield’s Transition to Kindergarten Virtual Series in April

KITE, in partnership with the Enfield Public Schools is working to develop a 3-part Transition to Kindergarten Series. The series is for parents of children who will enter kindergarten in September.  Parents will learn about the registration process, the kindergarten curriculum and structure of a kindergarten day. Speakers include, the …

KITE Partners with Enfield FRC and Asnuntuck for Month Long Diversity Initiative

Dive into Diversity! KITE, in partnership with Asnuntuck Community College and Enfield Family Resource Center will be sharing a daily activity, book, or song for your family to honor the diversity we have right here in Enfield! These ideas are simple, meaningful, and fun ways to talk to your children …

Congressman Courtney, Skip Kodak and Peg Oliveira Highlight KITE’s Annual Meeting

On October 8th, KITE held its 2019-2020 Annual Meeting for the first time over zoom. The theme for this year’s celebration, “How KITE Adapted to the challenges of Covid-19 to help children and families in Enfield”.  The meeting welcomed an impressive array of over 40 guests, each uniquely involved in …

KITE Presents Christopher Drezek with the 2020 Children’s Champion Award

On Oct 6th, KITE’s 2020 Annual Meeting was held for the first time on Zoom.  The evening celebrated the positive outcomes of agencies and organizations working in collaboration, and how KITE adapted to support children and families with the challenges brought on by the pandemic. “Presenting the Children’s Champion Award …

KITE 19-20 Community Report Released

In the early spring of 2020, the world changed overnight. While the doors closed to schools, businesses and social interactions, KITE quickly responded by reimagining their work to meet the needs of children and families in Enfield. These are examples of how the collaborative adapted… See Past Reports

KITE And EPS Collaborate To Create Elementary Picture Books

Sept. 26, 2020 KITE, in collaboration with Enfield Public Schools, spent the summer creating picture books for all three primary schools to distribute to each incoming kindergartner. KITE works closely with Enfield’s 3 primary schools on trauma-informed practice and social-emotional learning. When schools were unable to hold in-person kindergarten orientations …

NBC30 Covers ONE Community

NBC30 Covers ONE Community
Leslie Mayes talks to Enfield KITE’s, Christine Gomeau, about KITE’s response to the immediate need in Enfield to raise money for Enfield Food Shelf and, Enfield Loaves & Fishes.

ONE Community: a campaign to inspire kindness. all proceeds go to fight food insecurity in Enfield through COVID-19

#EnfieldWillGetThroughThisTogether

ONE Community: a campaign to inspire kindness. all proceeds go to fight food insecurity in Enfield through COVID-19

KITE responds to COVID-19 with the launch of ONE Community Campaign

[Buy your lawn sign to donate now] One Community – In this time of crisis, we have an opportunity to bring our community together and inspire kindness. We are all in this together: families, businesses, and local government. Studies suggest that people who experience or witness kindness are more likely …