HELP US REACH OUR GOAL OF $100,000

 

KIDS FIRST INITIATIVE

LIFTING UP OUR YOUTH 

TELETHON

No Child Should Have To Go Hungry

 

The final touches are being added to the Kids First Initiative (KFI) Global Giving Telethon. The excitement is already starting; KFI will be raising funds and having fun at the same time. This year’s event will include music, food, children’s activities, door prizes, silent auction, a raffle, celebrity co-host, and a celebration of donors and volunteers who give of their time, talent and treasures. We invite you, to be part of the celebration of ten years of giving at Buckner’s A Desert Café 19 N. Saginaw St. Downtown Pontiac, MI 48342.

Your tax-deductible gift will help us to feed 2,100 families during the holidays in 4 countries and 30 cities and host 4 city wide job fairs in local communities. Because of your support, we will be able to continue our necktie workshops, college visits, and science, technology, engineering arts, math engagement that has had a lasting impact on the students we serve. Our overall efforts will touch more than 14,000 kids and families in 2016.

This event will be streaming live for 18 hours starting on Saturday, November 5, at 10:00 AM to Sunday, November 6, 4:00 AM. With your help we know this will be our best fundraising event ever. Thank you for your support!

 

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measure of a man than by

what he does, it must be by

what he gives”

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Kids First Initiative Jobs For The Holiday!

Get that seasonal job, extra cash for the holidays,

or connect with that career you always wanted.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 4 pm – 7 pm at Buckner’s A Desert Cafe

19 N Saginaw St Downtown Pontiac, MI 48321

 

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THE KIDS FIRST INITIATIVE

A non-profit organization emphasizing the importance of professional behavior and career opportunities We specialize in helping at-risk students become productive citizens by providing them with the vital  resources needed for each step of the academic life cycle. Kids First Initiative is an officially recognized 501(c)(3) organization
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College and Career Readiness!

Kids First Initiative college visit Marco Hill (Pontiac High) and Jajuan Fair (Oak Park High) signed up for college today at Washtenaw Community College.

 

 

 

 

 

Kids First Initiative and Kohl’s Cares STEAM Engagement In Johns Island, SC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Necktie Workshop

YOU WILL NEVER GET A SECOND CHANCE TO MAKE A FIRST IMPRESSION.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rod Perry, General Manager, Audi Business Operations, AFS, and Franciso Peralta, Audi Financial Services Sales Operations Programs Specialist, AFS, recently participated in the Kids First Initiative (KFI) Necktie Workshop in Adelphi, Maryland.

 

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Future Stars Mentoring Program

No matter where young people find themselves in the world, they all have one thing in common…they are kids. All kids need and want three basic things: they need to know that someone cares for them, structure, and discipline.
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HAITI ON THE RISE

Kids First Initiative visited Lycee National de Petion Ville School to deliver some supplies and engage/empower the students with STEAM activities.

 

Engaging young people in Sherman Park Milwaukee, WI

 

LONG TERM SUPPORT FOR FLINT

First Generation College Scholarship

Supporting the kids at Atherton East Townhouses

kids In Flint Are Smiling again!

Ice Cream and STEAM Engagment

Every child in the world deserves to smile like this.

Because of the unique structure of Kids First Initiative the majority of the funds raised go directly towards are programs.
We make a living by what we get,
but we make a life by what we give.
~Winston Churchill
  • On Programs 80%
  • On Overhead 20%

PROGRAMS


Career Pathways

Here at Kids First, we don’t want the kids to just think about A career, we want them to get tangible skills to compete in a global economy.

Future Stars Mentoring

One encounter with the right mentor can change a child’s life forever. It’s our belief that children have something special to offer, sometimes they just need someone to believe in them.

Young Entrepreneur Club

Students will be given a Micro loan to start their own business as part of the Kids First Initiative young Entrepreneur Club. Student will be given help with marketing, adverting, sales and sitting up a bank account for their business.

NeckTie Workshop

Our organization is dedicated to preparing and grooming young men for success. We believe one of the keys to a bright and successful future is presentation.

Holiday Meals

Each year The Kids First Initiative works to feed the needy families in the community and abroad.

Donate

As a non-profit organization, we need your support to make this ambitious initiative successful.

We Have Worked With Thousands of Young People Over The Years Where Are They Now

Yang

 

We first met Nhia Yang while he was playing football for Lincoln Middle School in Pontiac, MI in 2007. Today Nhia is a outstanding young man, getting ready to start a career in the National Guard and and become an Engineer.

SPONSORS

The Kids First Initiative are looking forward to hearing from you

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Sky’s the limit!

The Barksdale family goes through some pre-flight checks

as they get ready for the free flights for kids, from the Tuskegee Airman Program.

Our young people cant be what they cant see, Kids First Initiative making the connection.

Its A Global Economy!

Students getting a tour of the University of Windsor Business School

as part of the Kids First Initiative Career Pathways. 

Building Relationships!

Reserve Police Officer and President of Kids First Initiative, Richard Bell, using science to help build relationships between the community and law enforcement at the Detroit Police Department 2016 National Night Out.

Water Crises Flint Michigan

There are no greater treasures than the highest human qualities such as compassion, courage and hope. Not even tragic accident or disaster can destroy such treasures of the heart.
We are looking into ways we can support the people long term, because the effects of the water in Flint might be generational.  Vice-President Dr. Shelia Grant

KIDS FIRST INITIATIVE