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Monday, September 6, 2010


Starting the School Year off right for our young people at The 5th Annual Kierrah Foundation Back To School Celebration

(September 7, 2010- Carson, CA ) - It's that time of year again. You've got that right. It is time for The Kierrah Foundation's Annual Back to School Celebration  on September 11, 2010. 2010 marks the 5th year and will be taking place at Del Amo Park  located at 703 East Del Amo Blvd, Carson, CA from 2:00 P.M.-5:00P.M.

This festive celebration will be filled with sharing, giving, fun times and touching lives as it is every year. Celebrity guests will be in attendance to offer words of encouragement, sign autographs, story-telling, take pictures and assist with passing out back packs to our children.

Each year, The Kierrah Foundation, along with the generosity of the community assists approximately 50 children with school supplies. This tradition was started by the Founders of The Kierrah Foundation, Brandy "Auntee"  Sanders and her late husband Stan "Unc" Sanders. It  is their "vision turned reality" in serving young women and their children who have "aged-out' of the foster car system that has made such an powerful impact on everyone outside the community as well including celebrities.

Past celebrity supporters of The Kierrah Foundation include: Michael Coylar, Parker McKenna Posey, Official Kierrah Foundation Spokesperson and Kierrah's Angel of Laughter Luenell, Brenda Lee Eager, Ayanna Stokes, Alfre Woodard, Spinderella, Kymedienne, Mc Lyte, California Dolphins, D.j. Spark, Rickie Byars Beckwith, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Dr. Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith, Eugenia Wright, 2-U-Neek, Trueful, Tionne Williams, Cassius Weathersby and many, MANY more.

This year we have a host of celebrity guests in store including Some of the Queens from the Ethnic World Pageant, Actress/Hip-Hop Artist Charyse (Ladi Sharp) Monet and more to be announced soon. You never know who will drop in.

This year's event could not taken place at Del Amo park without the gracious help of a wonderful community supporter Carla Dorhan Spiller.


The Kierrah Foundation is currently accepting monetary and school supply donations. For more info please go to http://www.kierrahfoundation.org

If you would like to register your child for this event please contact Brandy Sanders at brandy@kierrahfoundation.org or call (213) 309-9900.


About The Kierrah Foundation:
The Kierrah Foundation assist young women who have "aged-out" of the foster care system. Many of these women are young mothers themselves. The Kierrah Foundation's objective is to empower former foster girls to become self-sufficient and avoid the pitfalls of aging out of the system which can include poverty, homelessness, victims of domestic violence, substance abuse, prostitution, gang affiliation, aimlessness and automatic slippage into welfare and perhaps the most frightening for these young women, losing their own children to the foster care system.


For Media/Press inquiries, please contact, Betrice Coleman-Sweet, Serving Angels Media @ (562) 556-9161 or sweetrayolight@live.com.

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Betrice Coleman-Sweet
Publicist
Serving Angels Media
(562) 556-9161

~Serving those who Serve~

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