SPARK Kindness, Inc. is a non-profit organization with an innovative approach to bullying and violence prevention. SPARK stands for “Successful Positive Authentic Resilient Kids” and has the mission of supporting kind and empowered youth & communities.

Christine Fortune Guthery is the Founder/President/Executive Director of SPARK Kindness, Inc. SPARK is a non-profit organization with an innovative approach to bullying and violence prevention. SPARK stands for “Successful Positive Authentic Resilient Kids” and has the mission of supporting kind and empowered youth & communities. SPARK (formerly known as the Natick Parents against Bullying & Cyberbullying) has over 2,600 parent members. Since 2010, the organization has conducted dozens of programs on bullying prevention and promoting kindness and resiliency to parents, schools, and community organizations. SPARK works to strengthen collaboration between parents and schools so that young people flourish.

In 2011, the group founded the Natick/Metrowest Anti-Bullying Coalition (ABC). The Natick/Metrowest ABC is a group of over 60 organizations working together to end bullying. In 2013, the Natick Anti-Bullying Coalition received the Martin T. Meehan Award for Educational Leadership (along with the Natick Public Schools), presented by the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office. 

Going forward, the mission of SPARK Kindness is to:
*Provide programs and resources to youth, families, schools & communities to support raising KIND and EMPOWERED youth. 
*Assist communities in building their own Anti-Bullying Coalitions as well as other community supports, such as parent program series. 

When encouraged, kindness spreads like wildfire and can create positive change in a community. Let’s SPARK a kindness revolution together!  www.sparkkindness.org

Where
Wellesley Community Center Wellesley, MA
219 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA