6th Annual Mayor’s Masked Ball

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.

Delivery Day at the Hospital

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.

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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.