MONA BOELENS, MPA
Executive Director, Kindred Life MinistriesMona has 25+ years of experience in the nonprofit sector specializing in Teen Pregnancy, Teen Parenting and Adoption. She began her journey with Kindred Life Ministries after serving as Executive Director and as Gurnee Site Director when the ministry operated as Teen Mother Choices. She has utilized her volunteer management, creative program planning and resource development skills along with her educational experience in Non Profit Administration to lead Kindred Life Ministries. Mona holds a Bachelors of Social Work degree from Calvin College, a Masters of Public Administration and certificate in Non-Profit Management from Roosevelt University. Mona lives in Round Lake with her husband Erik and their 3 sons Noah, Ethan and Eli. They attend the Village Church of Gurnee, where Mona serves on the Welcome Team. Mona’s other interests include traveling, Triathlon, gardening and watching her boys at their respective sporting events!
A Note from Our Executive Director
We would love you to meet the amazing, behind-the-scenes staff that supports our direct-service team. They are made up of passionate, talented and mission-minded individuals who propel our ministry forward, and allow each of our young families to thrive.
Are you moved to serve? We would love to hear from you.
Program Services DirectorKindred Life Ministries – Main Office
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Development DirectorKindred Life Ministries – Main Office
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Office ManagerKindred Life Ministries – Main Office
Kindred Life Ministries – Antioch
Meet the Antioch Area Group
We are friendly, funny, easy going, and loving. Mostly we are passionate about supporting each other and being the awesome moms and women God created us to be!
Join other teen moms and their children, each Tuesday during the school year from 6:00pm-8:00pm, as we grow together and work towards accomplishing our educational, emotional, and practical goals! Belonging to Kindred Life Antioch means you’ll have access to free services which can include counseling, financial support and life education!
Let us help support you to finish school, navigate family and community resources and meet some other terrific moms!
Antioch Area Site Director
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Life CoachKindred Life Ministries – Antioch
Kindred Life Ministries – Gurnee
Gurnee Area Site DirectorKindred Life Ministries – Gurnee
Gurnee Area CounselorKindred Life Ministries – Gurnee
Wheeling Area Site DirectorKindred Life Ministries – Wheeling
Kindred Life Ministries - Wheeling