We believe that sickness has no boundaries, and compassion has no limits.

The KIS Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to improving the social health and quality of life for patients and families living with Sickle Cell Disease. We are firm believers that individuals and groups should not simply wait for SCD to affect them personally for them to get involved and make a difference. It is this proactive outlook combined with a community service-based infrastructure that has made KIS Foundation a successful non-profit throughout the years.


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Learn about Sickle cell disease

Take time to familiarize and learn about the details and history behind Sickle Cell Disease.

A letter from
Our founder

Read a letter from our Founder KiKi Shepard,  describing her passions and experiences with SCD.

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Ways for you to
Get involved

There are multiple ways that you can get involved and make a difference in the SCD community.

Raise Awareness

Make A Difference



Quick Downloads & Resources

Here, you can find quick button links to important downloads and resources from The KIS Foundation.


Upcoming KIS Events

Here is a quick look at some of the upcoming events that The KIS Foundation has lined up in the near future.


Sickle Cell: In The News

We make it a point to spread awareness and keep up to date with SCD news in the community.