President's Message

We are performing charitable work in the community and need the assistance of individuals and business to reach our goals for 2019 and the future.  Please review this website to get an overview of “The SKF Story” and ways you can assist with our efforts.

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Our Story

SKF CENTER AND HEADQUARTERS FOR VOLUNTEER SERVICES

SUMMARY OF SKF SUCCESS:

•We Have Awarded Over $750,000 In Scholarships Since 1992
•Mentored Over 300 High School Age Young Men For 4 Years Through Their High School Years
•Contributed Over 40,000 Volunteer Hours To Mentoring And Community Service Over The Past 25 Years
•Acquired A 2200 Sq. Ft. Building To Serve As SKF Center And Headquarters For Volunteer Services.
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SKF Activities Over the Past 12 Months

•Supported Kappa League Leadership Academy Which Offered Mentoring, Academic, Leadership And Life Skills To 30 High School Students
•Distributed 300 Thanksgiving Turkeys And Food Baskets
•Donated Christmas $250 Gifts Certificates To The Saving Kids Of Incarcerated Parents Programs (SKIPP)

Volunteered For Southfield Public Park Cleanup

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2019 Southfield Kappa Foundation program objectives
  • Award 16 new one-thousand-dollar scholarship FOR 2019
  • Renew 14 existing one thousand-dollar scholarships for another school year FOR CURRENTSCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
  • Feed 300 needy family’s WITH thanksgiving food baskets
  • DONATE 20 CHRISTMAS $250 GIFTS CERTIFICATES TO THE SAVING KIDS OF INCARCERATED PARENTS PROGRAMS (SKIPP)
  • Provide program events registration fees, transportation and meal cost for 40 high school students we mentor.
  • Collaborate with another community based 501 (c) (3) that serve children of needy families to host a leadership and life skills 2-day conference.

OUR FUNDRAISING GOAL FOR 2019 IS $150,000 :

SKF Has Also Embarked Upon A Major Fundraising Effort To Meet The Future Foundation Plans For Scholarships And Community Programs.

Our GOALS REQUIRE SUPPORT FROM:

  • Corporate donations
  • Corporate EMPLOYEE matching CONTRIBUTION
  • SPONSORSHIPS FOR SKF SIGNATURE EVENTS:
  • Love & Laughter
  • Beautillion
  • SKF GOLF TOURNAMENT
  • INDIVIDUAL OUT REACH fundraising :
  • SMALL BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL, FAMILY & FRIENDS
  • SOCIAL MEDIA: e.g. FACE BOOK, GO FUND ME, KICKSTARTER
  • IN- KIND SERVICES

STARTING IN 2019. OUR LONG-TERM GOAL IS TO: RAISE $1,000,000 OVER THE NEXT TEN YEARS

SKF has embarked upon building an endowment fund to meet future foundation plans for scholarships and community donations.

OUR PLAN:

  • 500 INDIVIDUALS THAT WILL CONTRIBUTE $1,000 IN A LUMP SUM OR OVER 10 YEARS.
  • 50 CORPORATIONS THAT WILL CONTRIBUTE $10,000 IN A LUMP SUM OR  OVER 10 YEARS.
  • Earn a 4% return on endowment funds
  • Achieve an endowment fund balance - $ 1,000,000 by 2029

OUR STATUS

  • AWARDED A $15,000 DONATION FROM ALLSTATE INSURANCE FOR SKF ENDOWMENT FUND.
  • COMMITMENT TO RECEIVE A $15,000 DONATION TO MATCH THE ALLSTATE INSURANCE CONTRIBUTION

Let's Match Allstate Award

Next Steps...

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