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Litchfield Area Mentorship Program

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Building A Better Community One Child At A Time.

LAMP-Kinship has moved to a NEW location at the

Litchfield United Methodist Church!

1000 S Sibley Ave, Litchfield, MN 55355

What does                 LAMP-Kinship do?

LAMP-Kinship matches caring adult mentors, with youth between the ages of 5-17, who have common interests and hobbies.  Our mentors can be individuals, couples, or families.  Through the mentoring relationship, we provide support, friendship, and guidance. LAMP-Kinship provides important developmental relationships in young people's lives, provides opportunities, and expands support systems.   

Children with Mentors are:

53% less likely to skip school

46% less likely to start using drugs

27% less likely to start drinking

33% less likely to engage in school violence, and are improving relationships and academic performance.

Become a Mentor

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You can become a mentor and spend time with a child:

  • Fishing
  • Reading together
  • Playing catch
  • Making crafts
  • Eating pizza
  • Doing crafts
  • Going for walks
  • Building a friendship

LAMP currently has youth waiting to be matched with someone like YOU!  Click on the Youth Waiting link to find out more!

Make a Difference

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Being matched with a young person has a positive and important impact!

*90% of surveyed youth report they feel like they now have adults outside of their family who care about them.

*90% of surveyed youth report they have developed some new skills or interests since being matched with their mentor(s).

*100% of surveyed youth report that they have a positive relationship with their mentor(s).

Support Us

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You may not be able to mentor a child at this time, but you can still be a part of our mission and support our young people and mentors by being a donor!

Become a volunteer LAMP-Kinship Ambassador, fundraising volunteer, or office volunteer.

Your support will help LAMP to continue to build a better community one child at a time!


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LAMP provides monthly group activities for mentors and youth!

Group activities are designed to give our waiting youth a sense of belonging and being part of a team! 

Youth can attend on their own or with a mentor!

You can also sign up for our LAMP-Kinship News monthly newsletter.

  Address: 1000 S Sibley Avenue, PO Box 82, Litchfield MN, 55355          Phone: 320-699-1616         Email: