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Dana Brown Charitable Trust Awards Grant to KITM

ST. LOUIS (March 2, 2022) –  Kids In The Middle (KITM) is proud to announce that the Agency has been awarded a grant of $16,000 from The Dana Brown Charitable Trust. The funds will help provide Group and Individual Counseling for children experiencing the trauma of divorce and separation.

“We are honored to receive this grant from a foundation like The Dana Brown Charitable Trust,” says Katy Walter, CEO of KITM. “We both understand the need to provide children with support and opportunities to help them achieve goals and transition into adulthood in a productive, healthy manner.”

The Dana Brown Charitable Trust is a charitable foundation that provides for the health, education, and welfare of disadvantaged children and the health and welfare of animals in the St. Louis Metro area. They believe in embracing new perspectives and innovative approaches to seizing possibilities and turning them into outcomes, specifically concerning those who need their support the most.

KITM will not turn families away because of an inability to pay for counseling services. The Agency uses a sliding scale fee process, 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. This is made possible through the generosity of foundations such as the Dana Brown Charitable Trust, individual and corporate grants, the United Way of Greater St. Louis, and the Children’s Services Fund.

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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