The Celebrity Bowling Challenge stresses the need to educate the public about Sickle Cell Disease, and to stimulate continued dialogue about how it is spread, its debilitating effects, ways of prevention bone marrow transplant surgery, and the need to get tested now! This fun-filled event will bring together members of the entertainment industry, businesses, families and Sickle Cell patients. We will have 32 teams headed by Celebrity Captains in a two game Bowling Tournament, followed by a Celebrity Challenge Lightning Round. Players will compete for bragging rights, and winners of the tournament will be honored in a light-hearted awards ceremony. Enjoy ...
The K.I.S. Foundation had the pleasure to be photographed with one of our biggest sponsors, UPS at the 2017 6th Annual Mayor’s Masked Ball in Los Angeles, CA. Pictured are Motion Picture/Television celebrity Dawnn Lewis, along with members of The K.I.S. Foundation Board of Directors, Salli Richardson Whitfield, Dondré T. Whitfield and KiKi Shepard.
The K.I.S. Foundation, Inc., visited with the patients and families at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for a Special Delivery of the “Crisis Care Package”. This program provides a Response-Aid Kit at not cost to Sickle Cell Disease patients who have been admitted to the hospital because of a Sickle Cell Crisis within the Los Angeles CA area.
Photo: KiKi Shepard, Founder & Executive Director, The K.I.S. Foundation, Inc., and Zaniah.
Ms. KiKi Shepard did a couple of rounds while at the hospital and delivered “Crisis Care Packages” housed in a backpacks. She had the opportunity to meet Zaniah, Age 7, during her stay and shared some joy.
Photo: Zaniah, Ms. Mary, and Enshalay Tyler.
For more information about The Crisis Care Package, please visit our programs page.
The KIS Foundation Inc. is a proud sponsor of the Special Needs Network’s Annual Back-2-School, Community Health & Resource Fair. Guests visited with us at our booth to learn more about SCD, and we helped families get prepared for Back-2-School.
On Friday, August 12, 2016, KiKi Shepard, Founder & Executive Director of The K.I.S. Foundation, Inc. along with KISF Board Member, Lenny McNeill of US Bank, spoke at the All-White Opening Night Reception for the National Association of Real Estate Brokers Convention. There were over 500 members in attendance at the Annual Convention which was held at the Westin Hotel in Long Beach, CA. Together they were able to advocate, raise awareness, and educate NAREB members about Sickle Cell Disease.