GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — January is National Mentoring Month: Local non-profit Kids 'N Kinship has been changing the lives of area youth for over 40 year in Dakota County. There are 65 youth currently matched with mentors, and 20 children waiting for mentors through Kids ‘n Kinship.

Volunteers are need. There is an information session Saturday, January 19, 2019; Eagan, Wescott Library Conference Room from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, January 28, 2019.

The information session is where you can hear about the children and teens who are waiting for mentors, the volunteer screening process and the activities and benefits provided by Kids 'n Kinship.