27 Apr
  • By Janet
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Children’s Day 2017

A couple of months ago at the 3 Kings Day party held for KKIS Scholars, I was talking to a mother – she was bouncing a toddler on her knee and sharing how proud she was of her teenage daughter. Soon she was telling me about her own childhood in northern Mexico – lamenting that […]

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23 Mar
  • By Kelly
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Funny Guys Raise Serious Money for Children in Playa

KKIS would like to take this opportunity to thank the funny men from Comedy Abroad for coming to Playa, making people laugh and supporting the work we do!!  With shows held at El Jardin, Lucky Luciano’s and Paamul Restaurant, $1,200 was raised for the children of Playa (i.e., school supplies for 2 classrooms of students!!). […]

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23 Feb
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KKIS Auction Items Available March 1

Just a few of over 200 donations to the 6th Annual KKIS Project Auction which takes place next Wednesday, March 1, 4:00 pm at Wah Wah Beach Bar in Playa del Carmen, MX. Tickets to the event are available at: www.kkisauction.com. There will be a huge Silent Auction of art, jewelry, household items and much […]

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05 Feb
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6th Annual KKIS Auction and Dinner, March 1

The KKIS Project has set the date for their Annual Auction and Dinner at Wah Wah Beach Bar, Calle 2 and the beach, Wednesday, March 1, at 4:00 pm.  The will evening begin with a Happy Hour (tequila shots gratis of Wah Wah) and access to bidding at the huge Silent Auction which will end […]

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03 Feb
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Creative Fundraising for KKIS

It is easier than ever for you to make an impact in a child’s life. Visit www.kkisproject.org and look below the banner on the home page for the orange button that says “Start your campaign today”. KKIS supporters are finding creative ways to raise money. A couple have asked their family and friends to donate […]

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24 Oct
  • By Kelly
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You shop, Amazon gives

The KKIS Project has been accepted by Amazon to participate in their charitable giving project called Smile.Amazon.  Visit smile.amazon.com.  When prompted to choose which nonprofit you’d like to support, type in KKIS Incorporated, our US based legal entity in Colorado.  All of the same products from the usual Amazon login are available from the Smile page and […]

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23 Mar
  • By Janet Lowe
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Painting KKIS Fish

Scottie Watson and Janet Lowe offered an acrylic painting class for the benefit of the KKIS Project last week. All proceeds went to the cause while Soho Hotel provided the space for the class and the materials. A good time was had by all and money was directed to the high school student scholarship fund.

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05 Mar
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5th Annual KKIS Auction – HUGE Success, 2016

300 people turned out for the 5th Annual KKIS Auction Dinner on Wednesday night!  And oh what fun we had! There was lots of bidding…..nearly 100 Silent Auction Items and 30 Live Auction Items donated by local businesses and individuals.  And lots of winning…  over 30,000 dollars was raised to buy 1,500 children school supplies and to […]

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10 Dec
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Donations to KKIS are Tax Deductible in the US

This year KKIS received 501c3 status in the US, giving us the ability to offer tax deductible receipts for donations made by US tax payers to our US legal entity, KKIS Incorporated, based in Colorado. All donations made through our website go directly to our US bank account and are tax-deductible. Since 2011, KKIS has […]

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10 Nov
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BRIC Golf Tournament Benefits KKIS Project

October 31 the BRIC Property Management company in Playa del Carmen held a golf tournament at the Hard Rock Golf Club in Playacar. The KKIS Project benefited from sales of Mulligans before the game began and shared most of the profit from the “Beat the Pro” drive contest on Hole 17. Golfers arrived in Halloween […]

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