Kindred is extremely grateful for the continued backing of our patrons and supporters. You can read more about them by clicking on their name. Kaye Adams Patron – Kaye Adams Kindred’s current patron is Scottish journalist and presenter Kaye Adams. Ian Rankin Supporter – Ian Rankin A notable and long-time supporter is author and parent Ian Rankin. Adam Bojelian, January 2000 to March 2015 Supporters – Jim McGuire and Adam Bojelian Jim McGuire was made aware of Kindred by reading a newspaper article about a young poet called Adam Bojelian, who Kindred were privileged to have worked with. Elaine C Smith previous Patron – Elaine C Smith Elaine C Smith, actress and comedian, was a Patron when we were known as SNIP (Special Needs Information Point).