KCEF was founded in memory of my daughter, Kym Coleman, who perished in a plane 
crash in 1993. Kym had a mission to assist school children that were not as fortunate as
others were and to help improve their quality of education. Kym was also a staunch believer in the power of a college degree and often said she wished she could make it possible for everyone to pursue higher 
education
Through the KCEF Foundation Kym's spirit, memory, and  mission live on!

KCEF funds support incentive programs in low income elementary schools, like the Honor Roll Bicycle Program. This program awards students that achieve honor roll  status with  a brand new bicycle and helmet. In December 2016, we awarded 141 bicycles to Ketelsen Elementary School students that reached this achievement. We are very excited that the number of students benefiting  from the Honor Roll Program continues to increase year after year, and are proud to announce that on May 23, 2017, we will again  support Students at Spring Shadows Elementary School achieve Honor Roll status.


 In 2007, KCEF added a new incentive program Most Improved Student Awards; this program inspires students to work hard and improve their grades and  conduct by awarding a bicycle, giving them the experience and 
pride of success and academic achievement. KCEF also supports the Art Contests in our schools with the KCEF Directors judging first through twelfth  place, with the winners receiving a gift card from Target. 2014 was a big year for KCEF, as we supported literacy in our schools; A Book Drive for  Spring  Shadows Elementary Schools Summer Library Program: KCEF collected one-thousand books to give to the school for children to check out during their  vacation, continuing their education even after the school-year ends!


KCEF funds support incentive programs in low income elementary schools, like the Honor Roll Bicycle Program. This program awards students that  achieve honor  roll  status with  a brand new bicycle and helmet. In December 2016, we awarded 141 bicycles to Ketelsen Elementary School students  that reached this achievement. We are very excited that the number of students benefiting  from the Honor Roll Program continues to increase year  after year, and are proud to announce that on May 23, 2017, we will again support Students at Spring Shadows Elementary School achieve Honor Roll  status. In 2007, KCEF added a new incentive program Most Improved Student Awards; this program inspires students to work hard and improve their  grades and conduct by awarding a bicycle,  giving them the experience and pride of success and academic achievement. KCEF also supports the Art  Contests in our schools with  the KCEF Directors judging first through twelfth place, with the winners receiving a gift card from Target. 

2014 was a big year for KCEF, as we supported literacy in our schools; A Book Drive for  Spring Shadows Elementary Schools Summer Library Program: KCEF collected one-thousand books to give to the school for children to check out during their vacation, continuing their education even after the school-year ends!

In 2015 KCEF Charity was excited to be chosen by Barnes and Noble's "Donate a Book to a Child for Christmas"at their Westheimer 
location. Our foundation also underwrites a scholarship each year for a hard working, young adult who aspires to attend college through the Houston Livestock Show  & Rodeo Scholarship Fund. KCEF supports many other charities in the Houston area, including Texas Children's' Hospital (through Cystic Fibrosis), Books  Between Kids and Sunshine Kids.

We thank you  in advance for your support and generosity

With our deepest gratitudeGlenda 'Cookie' Michael & The KCEF Board of Directors