Mayor Martin of Stamford proclaims September as Cancer Awareness Month

On Thursday, August 31st, Mayor Martin and Congressman Jim Himes, gathered at the Stamford Government Center with KHK ambassador, Grace, to proclaim September as Cancer Awareness Month.  Grace organized the event and invited several guest speakers who shared their experience as a cancer survivor or coping with a loved one who has survived cancer.  At Read More …

Keeping up with the KHK Ambassadors – Marco Volpitta

Name: Marco Volpitta Age: 15 Hometown: Pound Ridge, NY School: St. Luke’s School Passion: Helping other people Years Involved with KHK: 6 KHK projects: Knowing Growing, Launching Legos, Fun with Science, Launching Libraries, Bread Bake, Tech Time Marco got involved with KHK when he was very young with his sister, Sarah. Marco’s favorite KHK memory Read More …

Smiles for School 2017

There were smiles everywhere as our KHK elementary team led our 2nd annual Smiles for School project!  The afternoon started with a brief orientation for new elementary aged youth. Then, together with our teen volunteers, we decorated and assembled 50 tote bags for the children living at Inspirica.  Tucked inside the bags were standard school Read More …

Theater Treat ~ Pippin

Lead Ambassador, Amelia, shared her love of the performing arts tonight with a group of 14 children from the Stamford Family YMCA.  After  introducing herself to the kids, she gave a brief summary of the play, Pippin, and reviewed theater etiquette.  We enjoyed a pizza dinner and then boarded the bus to the Kweskin Theater Read More …

Keeping up with the KHK Ambassadors- Ellie Donohue

Ellie Donohue Age: 12 School: Turn of River Middle School Hometown: Stamford, CT Years involved with KHK: 5 years Participated in these KHK projects: Handled with Care Dress Boutique, Bread Bake, Fun with Science, Jumping for Joy, Launching Libraries, Pancake Breakfast, Gift of Giving Passion: Engineering   Ellie found KHK through her friend, Sarah Volpitta Read More …