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Litchfield Area Mentorship Program

Building A Better Community One Child At A Time.

Service Area

LAMP serves Meeker County, MN residents.

Mission Statement

To connect youth with caring adults by promoting a relationship that provides mentoring, support, friendship and guidance.

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History of Litchfield Area Mentorship Program
  • 2005 – 2006: Litchfield Kiwanis originated the idea of a mentoring program
  • July 2006: First meeting with representatives from numerous Agencies to discuss how this mentoring program could exist
  • July 2006 – Present: Meetings held on monthly basis to fine tune details
  • September 2007: Obtained incorporation status with State of Minnesota to become non-profit – assisted by Larry Jensen, Attorney at Law, Thomton, Sperry, Jensen & Keithahn Law Office
  • October 2007: Obtained initial office space with Dr. Tancabel at Litchfield Eye Center
  • December 2007: Filed 1023 with IRS for 501(c)(3) non-profit status – assisted by Dave Corneil, CPA, Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing, PLLP. Non-profit status approved in Feb. 2008
  • December 2007: Obtained Kinship Inc. affiliation
  • December 2007: Started presentations/media relations
  • January 2008: Grant process/Recruiting coordinator


Board Members
Clark Gustafson
David Lewis
Marlys Bjur
Janice Madden
Dr. Donn Hoffman
Tammy Minton
Jackie McGhee
Cheryl Whitchurch

Program Director
Amy Onell

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LAMP-Kinship is an affiliate of Kinship, Inc.

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Click here to view our 2013 Annual Report
Click here to view our 2014 Annual Report

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