Our Mission

The mission of the Kristin Mitchell Foundation is to end the devastating effects of dating abuse by raising awareness about warning signs and preventative actions.

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The Kristin Mitchell Foundation became part of Clery Center.

The evolution of our dating violence cause will be outstanding. In the fall of 2017, the Board of Directors of the Kristin Mitchell...

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Personal Stories Shed Light on Domestic Violence at Cabrini Event

CABRINI UNIVERSITY, RADNOR, PA–February 12, 2018–One-third of women and one-fourth of men will experience serious relationship...

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August 24th.

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – On August 24, 1983, at 4:17 p.m., Kristin Marie Mitchell came into this world a beautiful baby girl.  Her...

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President of Kristin Mitchell Foundation Speaks with PECO Associates

LAFAYETTE HILL, PA – On April 26, 2017, PECO Energy provided real-life information about dating violence to its field staff. Since...

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11th Kristin’s Krusade = Spectacular

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The 11th Kristin’s Krusade 5K Run/Walk was held under a sunny April sky. Count them: that makes eleven consecutive...

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Q102 Interviews KMF President

Kristin Mitchell was a beautiful 21-year-old recent college graduate from Saint Joseph’s University. She had her whole life in front...

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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