The KIS Foundation, Inc. Hosts "Day of Giving" COVID-19/Crisis Care Package Giveaway for Sickle Cell Disease Community
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COVID-19 Care Relief Boxes, Crisis Care Packages, iPad contactless distribution to local SCD families

INGLEWOOD, Calif. - Californer -- These days, giving back is more important than ever and families living with or affected by Sickle Cell Disease will receive some extra needed assistance. The KIS Foundation, Inc. has partnered with BBVA and HERBALIFE Nutrition to supply families living with Sickle Cell Disease with COVID-19 care relief boxes, Crisis Care Packages, and new iPads to support virtual learning.

On Sunday, October 18, 2020, from 12 pm - 3 pm, The K.I.S Foundation, Inc. will host a drive-thru, no contact, COVID-19 Safety compliant distribution at 745 N. La Brea Ave, Inglewood, CA, 90302 for SCD families who register in advance via special invite.  Families will receive a COVID-19 Care Relief Box containing essential healthcare items, a Crisis Care package filled with necessities SCD patients need during a health crisis (whether at home or in the hospital) PLUS a brand new iPad to aid in virtual learning due to the current pandemic.

"We are happy to assist vulnerable SCD patients and families during the pandemic as they stay healthy at-home, and encourage uninterrupted educational learning" says, KiKi Shepard, Founder of The KIS Foundation, Inc.

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This giveaway is an opportunity to spread awareness about Sickle Cell Disease and will help students stay on track learning safely at-home with new iPads amply donated by our Technology sponsor HERBALIFE Nutrition.

"We've partnered with various organizations in the past to assist with their nutritional needs along with providing various educational tools. I am honored as a Herbalife Nutrition employee to assist the KIS Foundation, Inc. with their community educational outreach efforts," says Diahanna Brown - Vice President, Worldwide & Corporate Events.

Generous sponsors supporting the CCPP/COVID-19 giveaway include BBVA, HERBALIFE Nutrition, James Pickens, Jr. Foundation, SermoonJoy Entertainment, Rocky Carroll, Charles F. Johnson, A New Day Foundation, and Adleane Hunter.

For media inquiries, contact Lisa Humphrey – Premier Concepts, email: media@premierconceptspr.com or call 310.293.4154.

About The KIS Foundation, Inc.

The KIS Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization, dedicated to improving the social health and quality of life for children, adults, and families living with Sickle Cell Disease. Founded by Ms. KiKi Shepard, who carries the SCD trait, she has advocated and raised awareness of Sickle Cell Disease over 19 years, because SICKNESS HAS NO BOUNDARIES AND COMPASSION HAS NO LIMITS.

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To learn about future events and opportunities to volunteer or donate, please visit www.thekisfoundation.org.

About BBVA

BBVA USA Bancshares, Inc. is a Sunbelt-based bank holding company whose principal subsidiary, BBVA, operates 649 branches, including 336 in Texas, 89 in Alabama, 63 in Arizona, 61 in California, 45 in Florida, 37 in Colorado and 18 in New Mexico. BBVA ranks among the top 25 largest U.S. commercial banks based on deposit market share and ranks among the largest banks in Alabama (2nd), Texas (4th) and Arizona (6th).

About HERBALIFE Nutrition

Herbalife Nutrition is a global nutrition company. Since 1980, we have been on a mission to improve nutritional habits around the world with great-tasting, science-backed nutrition products that help people get the right balance of healthy nutrition.

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Source: THE KIS FOUNDATION, INC
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