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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Bringing Self Defense Tools into the Modern Age.


From TechRepublic: By Lyndsey Gilpin July 9, 2015 New startup Roar For Good has designed wearable technology for women's self...

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June 3, 2015. The 10th Anniversary of Kristin Mitchell’s Tragedy.

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ELLICOTT CITY, MD–On June 3rd, we will reflect on a brilliant life cut short by dating violence in all of its horrible fury. Ten...

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


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!


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.


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

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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