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Watch Rocky the Raccoon tell Sydney the Koala the exciting news!

Thanks to hundreds of our wonderful supporters and our wonderful Challenge Grant donor, the impossible became reality.

In less than 9 days, we have raised over $200,000 for Kidpower!

With the help of this outpouring of generosity, Kidpower will survive and thrive in the years ahead, greatly expanding our online capacity so that millions more people worldwide will benefit from the safety knowledge and skills we teach.

Please let us know if any of our programs or educational resources might be of help to you or people important to you.

Happy New Year!


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Published: January 1, 2021   |   Last Updated:

Kidpower Founder and Executive Irene van der Zande is a master at teaching safety through stories and practices and at inspiring others to do the same. Her child protection and personal safety expertise has been featured by USA Today, CNN, Today Moms, the LA Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Publications include: cartoon-illustrated Kidpower Safety Comics and Kidpower Teaching Books curriculum; Bullying: What Adults Need to Know and Do to Keep Kids Safe; the Relationship Safety Skills Handbook for Teens and Adults; Earliest Teachable Moment: Personal Safety for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers; The Kidpower Book for Caring Adults: Personal Safety, Self-Protection, Confidence, and Advocacy for Young People, and the Amazon Best Seller Doing Right by Our Kids: Protecting Child Safety at All Levels.