Our Mission

The mission of the Kristin Mitchell Foundation is to support
educational efforts that raise awareness among young adults
about the dangers of unhealthy dating relationships.

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A Very Successful Eighth Kristin’s Krusade

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Our eighth Kristin's Krusade 5K is in the books, and it was quite successful in a lot of ways. The message...

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Registrations Climb for April 6, 2014 Kristin’s Krusade 5K Run/Walk Event

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Registrations keep rolling in for the Sunday, April 6, 2014 Kristin's Krusade 5K Run/Walk. This is the eighth...

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Saint Joseph’s University Article about Kristin Mitchell and Dating Violence

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Saint Joseph's University student newspaper, The Hawk, published an article last week about dating violence and...

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8th Kristin’s Krusade 5K Run/Walk – Sunday, April 6, 2014

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Kristin Mitchell Foundation proudly announced today they will hold the Eighth Kristin's Krusade on Sunday,...

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2013 Shows Strong Start for Kristin Mitchell Foundation.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – This year started strong for the Kristin Mitchell Foundation with the decision to fund grants to three worthy...

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KMF Presentation at St. Mary’s High School in Annapolis

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ANNAPOLIS, MD – Director of Guidance, Mrs. Megan Bowers, introduced KMF President Bill Mitchell to female students grades 9-12 at...

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What Happened...

In 2005, Bill and Michele Mitchell lost their only daughter Kristin, then 21, when her boyfriend stabbed her in a fit of rage three weeks after she graduated from Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia.

Kristin MitchellWomen ages 16 to 24 experience the highest rate of dating violence - almost three times the national average - according to the Bureau of Justice. "Domestic violence doesn't have a face or an age," says Bill Mitchell. "It can happen to anybody."

Since Kristin's death, the Kristin Mitchell Foundation has supported educational efforts that raise awareness about the dangers of abusive dating relationships. The Mitchells have also lobbied for a Maryland law that requires mandatory domestic violence education in middle and high schools.

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