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Delta Dental Awards $5,000 Grant to Kids In The Middle

ST. LOUIS (Feb. 22, 2021) –  Kids In The Middle (KITM) has been awarded $5,000 from the Delta Dental Giving Community. The grant will provide Group and Individual Counseling for Children ages 3 ½ to 18 whose families are experiencing trauma due to parental separation, divorce, remarriage, and other family transitions.

“KITM is proud to receive a grant from an organization like Delta Dental of Missouri,” says Katy Walter, CEO of KITM. “We both strive to make a difference in our community and provide much-needed health care to those in need.”

Delta Dental of Missouri is the state’s leading dental benefits provider and a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization. Through Delta Dental’s community giving, they support charitable organizations and programs working to make a difference in Missouri communities. Delta Dental annually gives back to organizations through oral healthy supply donations and community donations/sponsorships.

KITM will not turn families away because of an inability to pay for counseling services. The Agency uses a sliding scale fee process and based upon an assessment of a family’s income, and families pay what they can afford. Approximately 90 percent of the children and families that receive services at KITM receive some level of financial assistance.

About Kids In The Middle

Kids In The Middle (KITM) helps children and families transition to a new way of life before, during and after separation and divorce, for the sake of creating healthier futures for all involved. Founded in 1977, KITM is a nationally accredited non-profit agency that provides comprehensive and confidential counseling, education and support services focused on the entire family.  KITM is a proud member of the United Way of Greater St. Louis and receives funds from the St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund. KITM is located at 2650 S. Hanley Rd. in St. Louis, Mo. For more information, visit

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