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September is National SCD Month - 1

Back-2-School Community Health & Resource Fair

Special Needs Network 2016 w KIS Foundation
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.

National Association of Real Estate Brokers Convention

KiKi Shepard - Lenny McNeill - KIS Foundation - SCD - Sickle Cell Disease - NAREB

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.

Time to “be AWE inspired”

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SAVE THE DATE and “be AWE inspired”

Save the Date - be AWE inspired
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Get To Know The K.I.S. Foundation

2016 marks the 10 Year Anniversary of The K.I.S. Foundation, Inc., and we’re still working hard to make a difference in the lives of others. Our mission to Raise Awareness of Sickle Cell Disease continues and is stronger than ever.

Through our programs and services, we strive to “improve the social health and quality of life for patients and families diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease.” The future is bright and promising as advancements are being made everyday.

Thank you for supporting our mission and the SCD community.

 

Join Us for “A New Day: Concert For A Cause”

New Day Concert for a Cause

A NEW DAY: Concert For A Cause – “The Entertainment Family Gives Back”

Will feature dozens of today’s top performers in the music, film, comedy, dance, and television industries coming together to DONATE THEIR PERFORMANCES in an “All-Out-Jam” to benefit Our Community and non-profit organizations that are giving their all in service to Our Community. Held at the state of the art SABAN Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA on Sunday, December 13, 2015, the spectacular event will also feature multi-GRAMMY Award winner PATRICE RUSHEN as the Music Director of an All-Star band, Broadway star Jeffrey Polk as the events director. Co-Hosted by Multi – BMI, NAACP & GRAMMY Award winning Actress/Singer DAWNN LEWIS & SuperBowl XLV & Dancing with The Stars Champion DONALD DRIVER.

Featuring the Amazing DOUG E. FRESH, ERICA CAMPBELL & EUGE GROOVE with performances by invited artists: MALI MUSIC, CHRIS SPENCER, ANGIE FISHER, KIKI SHEPARD, SINBAD, MELISSA B!, DULE’ HILL, CHRIS HAYZEL, LISA VIDAL, JASON GEORGE, TRACIE THOMS, TONE LOC, SALLI RICHARDSON-WHITFIELD, DONDRE’ T. WHITFIELD, GLYNN TURMAN, ERICA ASH, MARY MCDONNELL, KEARRAN GIOVANNI, PHILLIP P. KEENE, SATORI STONE, MALCOM JAMAL WARNER, JIM PICKENS JR., CHLOE ARNOLD’S SYNCOPATED LADIES, LAMMAN RUCKER, PHIL LAMARR, TYREL JACKSON WILLIAMS, TYLEN JACOB WILLIAMS AND MORE!!

MORNING JEWEL INC. and the LOS ANGELES URBAN LEAGUE are proud to come together to produce this event that will benefit the LAUL, The KIS Foundation For Sickle Cell Disease & EMPOWHER, as part of MJI’s & LAUL’s purpose and mission of providing social services, jobs and other opportunities for individuals from economically disadvantaged communities.

We invite you to join us for this amazing event. Tickets are ON SALE NOW and available at Ticketmaster, Ticketmaster.com, and at the Saban Theater Box Office.

The K.I.S. Foundation’s 3rd Annual Evening of Comedy

3rd Annual Evening of Comedy

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A Message from The K.I.S. Foundation

KiKi Shepard, Founder & Executive Director of the K.I.S. Foundation and Dondré T. Whitfield, K.I.S. Foundation Board Member speak about the organizations mission of Raising Awareness of Sickle Cell Disease.

Join Us for the “Celebrity Bowling Challenge”

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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 a fabulous auction, games, surprise entertainment, great food, drink, and event goodies!

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