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Heart Shaped Balloons


The hearts behind Kind Hearts for Kids

Purple Glow

"Everywhere you go, leave a glitter trail of kindness behind you"


The Kind Hearts for Kids Leadership Team



Founder & Executive Director

Nicole is a kind-hearted person who enjoys baking, and is fueled by her passion to show children and teens kindness during challenging times. After helping several friends with their non-profits (serving children), and developing “Project Kindness” through her baking business, she discovered she wanted and needed to do more. After moving from UT to MA in June 2018, she was able to re-open her cupcake business, connect with members of her new community and achieve her dream of founding her own nonprofit, Kind Hearts for Kids.


Lauren DeGregorio

Executive Assistant 

Lauren is the owner of Oplaysis Spaces, and offers support to Kind Hearts for Kids year round with organizing, helping track inventory, face painting at our events, and organizing vendors for our annual fundraiser, the Cape Cod Kindness Festival. 

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Kathy Raymond


Kathy Raymond is an educator, mother, small business owner and nature-based enthusiast. Born andraised in St. Petersburg, Florida, Kathy has called Cape Cod home since 1990. In 2008, she becameowner of Montessori Beginnings. Kathy has strong community connections (Kind Hearts for Kids, Sandwich Community Partnership,Rotary, Board Member-Cape Cod Toy Library), and has donated time, space, and resources to give back.Volunteering since 2020, she joined the KH4K Board in September 2022. Enjoying the communityoutreach part of her position, she especially loves connecting people to and with organizations.


Mai-Tal Kennedy

Director of Administration/Secretary

Mai-Tal is passionate about creating positive change through people-focused investment and business principles. As the Director of Transformation and Employee Ownership at Building Industry Partners (BIP), she leads the development and implementation of strategies and initiatives that foster a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and ownership across BIP's portfolio companies and their employees. As Secretary for KHFK she manages documentation, recording minutes, coordinating board meetings, and supporting the organization any way she can. 
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Jen Curtis


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Inventory Management

Darrin is a supportive husband and dad to 3 kids. He was so amazed with Nicole's passion to found a non-profit dedicated to showing kindness to kids that he had to jump in and help. He brings his years of retail and warehouse inventory management experience to the team. Darrin enjoys being a part of this organization dedicated to seeing smiles on faces and excitement in eyes.

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