KBK in the News

 

Radio Interview

The Power of Young People to Change the World -  Kids Helping Kids

The Power of Young People to Change the World - Kids Helping Kids

The recent pandemic has only amplified the existing academic challenges faced by marginalized groups in America. This week’s guest, Daxton Gutekunst, believes there is no one better to help young people in need than other young people.

TV Interview

 

Local Teen Creates Free Tutoring Service to Help Children

La Jolla teenager Daxton Gutekunst created a non-profit that pairs middle and high school students with younger children for mentorship and tutoring.

Newspaper

 

Teen tutor helps underserved students, kid by kid

Students become teachers in Kid By Kid, a nonprofit tutoring service that provides free help with schoolwork to underserved students in San Diego.

Kid by Kid: Bishop’s School student’s tutoring nonprofit helps immigrant kids, despite pandemic

Daxton Gutekunst, a 15-year-old sophomore at The Bishop’s School in La Jolla, is working to ensure that his nonprofit, Kid by Kid, continues to provide tutoring services to those who need it most, despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Local Kids Working to Close COVID-19 Education Gap

When Bishop’s High School Student Daxton Gutekunst, started his non-profit, “Kid by Kid” in 2018, he designed it as a Saturday face-to-face sit down with free tutoring and pizza; an opportunity for students to help other students who have fewer educational resources.

Campaigns

 
Everyday Young Hero- Daxton Gutekunst

Everyday Young Hero- Daxton Gutekunst

At the onset of the pandemic, Dax saw how strongly youth were impacted, both academically and socially, so he fully revamped KBK to offer online engagement opportunities.

KBK @ Feed the Children

KBK @ Feed the Children

Featured in a video on how student led organizations are making a difference in their communities. Kid By Kid was honored to be among the few in the nation to be chosen.

Publications

 

Kid By Kid: Ninth-grader Launches Non-profit

Kid By Kid Debuts Saturday Free Tutoring At Local Community Center. Come For The Pizza, Stay For The Personalized Tutoring.

Service from Home

Recently, Daxton announced that they shifted to a virtual platform, and also that KBK is partnering with “three School Districts within San Diego County (San Diego Unified, Lakeside Union and Santee School District); within these three districts, we’ve had 24 separate schools sign up with us."

How Kid by Kid founder Dax Gutekunst (‘23) serves the Bishop’s community and beyond

According to a study from the Migration Policy Institute, among America's low-educated parents of young children, 77 percent are immigrants or refugees. In San Diego alone, immigrants and refugees account for 39 percent of parents residing with at least one child under the age of 18.

Press Releases

 
Press Release (2/7/21)
Press Release (2/7/21)

Local Kids Join Forces to Creatively Impact Kids’ Physical Health and Education

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Press Release (11/12/20)
Press Release (11/12/20)

Local Refugee Students Work with High School Mentors to Close the Education Gap

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Press Release (8/18/20)
Press Release (8/18/20)

LOCAL KIDS WORKING TO CLOSE COVID-19 EDUCATION GAP

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