Developing K.I.D.S.

Bringing Forth the Leaders of Tomorrow

Our Mission


The mission of Developing K.I.D.S. is to strengthen urban communities by guiding youth in their mental, physical and educational growth; helping to strengthen and empower young adults; and providing opportunities for all to become strong contributors to their community.


Latest Updates


Dine to Donate on August 16th!

We hope to have your support by purchasing lunch or dinner.  Don’t forget to show the flyer in order for funds to be allocated to Developing K.I.D.S.  Share with your friends or plan to attend with them for karaoke in the evening.   We truly appreciate your support!

2018 Summer Showcase

Join us for this fun-filled family event!  Youth will showcase the skills that they’ve learned thus far in the summer program.  It could also be an opportunity to introduce someone you know to the Developing KIDS family.  We hope to see you!

Developing K.I.D.S.’ Summer Program

Registration is open and we only have slots left for those entering grades 1-4 in the fall.  This is a high-quality, 6 week experience that your child(ren) will always remember!  

Developing K.I.D.S. building skills and ‘superpowers’

The Detroit News featured Developing K.I.D.S. on the front page of their paper on August 15, 2017.  “At the high end, the skill-building umbrella covers $350,000 for the Detroit Conservation Corps, the training program from Greening of Detroit that helped inspire McGregor to rethink its mission. Toward the smaller end, it means $85,000 for Developing K.I.D.S., which […]

Grief, Loss & Trauma (Youth & Adults)

Developing K.I.D.S. is hosting a series of community grief, loss & trauma sessions, taking place on the fourth Tuesday of each month between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. Light dinner, discussion, & stress relieving activities are included. Grief, Loss & Trauma sessions also include: Pampering Stations Memorial Activities Separate discussions for age groups For more details, […]