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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KMF Speaks Out To Benefit Saint Mary’s County, Maryland High School Females

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LEONARDTOWN, MD– On April 9, 2015, a dating violence prevention presentation for female students grades 11 and 12 was accomplished...

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April 19, 2015. This Was An Exciting 9th Kristin’s Krusade!

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Our ninth Kristin’s Krusade 5K Run/Walk came off wonderfully under a sunny April 19th sky. The enthusiasm...

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Registration Climbing for 2015 Kristin’s Krusade 5K Run/Walk. Sign Up Now!

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Why wait? You can sign up now for our next Kristin’s Krusade 5K Run/Walk. It’s taking place on Sunday, April 19,...

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Bill Mitchell, father of slain alumna, spoke at Saint Joseph’s last evening.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – The president of the Kristin Mitchell Foundation, Bill Mitchell, returned to Saint Joseph's Cardinal Foley Center,...

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KMF Grant Helps to Educate Student Body of Notre Dame of Maryland University

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BALTIMORE, MARYLAND –  In 2013, Notre Dame of Maryland University was awarded a grant from the Kristin Mitchell Foundation to aid their efforts...

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Foundation Does Keynote at Baltimore’s Annual Domestic Violence Conference.

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LUTHERVILLE, MARYLAND –  The 8th Annual Domestic Violence Conference "In Plain Sight," sponsored by Baltimore County Department...

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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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