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Thank you to everyone who has supported Kidpower this year through donating, volunteering, teaching, and sharing. No matter where you live or what language you speak, as Safety Leaders, you are at the HEART of our work.

Kidpower Safety Leaders in Zoom gallery smiling and waving.

Safety Leaders from Argentina, Bangladesh, Canada, Ecuador, Lebanon, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Nepal, Germany, Sweden, New Zealand, Russia, and the U.S. who are bringing Kidpower to their communities!

With your help in 2021 we have:

  • Directly served more than 25,000 children, teens, and adults worldwide, including those with special needs, in multiple languages, through practicing skills with instructors in live safety workshops.
  • Provided trusted educational safety resources to over 372,000 unique visitors to the Kidpower International website to help them protect their families, their communities, and themselves.

There’s still time this year to have your gift DOUBLED through a match by our Leadership Circle. Your gift today will help us serve hundreds of thousands of people in 2022!

Your donation powers our work!


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Published: December 31, 2021   |   Last Updated: December 31, 2021

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.