Thank you for visiting the Kristen Foundation website. Through the sharing of information and resources, the Kristen Foundation hopes to help reunite families with their missing loved ones. Please spend as much time as you like reading our Profiles and stories, sharing information, and helping out others united in their cause to locate people dear to all our hearts.
The Kristen Foundation was started in 1999 by Joan Petruski, who is dedicated to the safe return of missing and abducted adults everywhere. Thanks to her exhaustive efforts, the Foundation has raised over $200,000.00. Please take a moment of time to help out the Foundation in any way possible.
Letís Go Out To The Ballgame!
Please join us Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 7:15pm as the Charlotte Knights take on the Columbus Clippers. Bring the whole family and have a fun summer evening complete with fireworks after the game!
Online Donations and Payments
The Kristen Foundation is pleased to announce that we can now accept online donations and payments securely via PayPal. Simply click "Donate" on the main menu, above, then follow the instructions.
Charlotte Checkers Hockey Fundraiser
Saturday, February 25, 2012, 7pm at the Time Warner Arena in Charlotte, NC. Tickets are $15 each with a portion going to the Kristen Foundation. Call 704-996-5066 or e-mail email@example.com to purchase tickets.
Missing Persons Toolkit
We encourage you to print the Missing Persons Toolkit, a 10 page pdf document that details what you need to know and what you can do should a friend or loved one go missing.
LifePrint DNA Kits Now Available
The LifePrint DNA Legacy Kit non-invasively collects and maintains a proper DNA sample. Now available from The Kristen Foundation for only $8 per kit.
2nd Edition of Cookbook Coming Soon!
The 2nd edition of our fundraising cookbook, "Profiles of Hope," will be available by the end of the year. It is not only a cookbook but stories of the missing we have cared for and information about what to do when a loved one goes missing.
Photo Buttons / Personal Billboards
Please support the families of missing loved ones by wearing a personal billboard (photo button, as seen above), available at ButtonsOfHope.com. Every little bit helps
For the Love of a Child, 2nd Edition in Planning
We are now in the process of planning a second edition of the "For the Love of a Child" cookbook and welcome your photos of missing loved ones and favorite recipes to be included in the book. More Info..
Expect Miracles Bracelets!
Purchase an Expect Miracles bracelet and not only help support the search for missing persons, but raise community awareness as well. They also make great and thoughtful gifts!
For the Love of a Child; A Community's Cookbook
Help support the Kristen Foundation by purchasing "For the Love of a Child; A Community's Cookbook" a collection of 550 recipes. Proceeds benefit the families of the missing.