Proceeds raised from the event will benefit the Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund (KSEF), which provides mentoring services targeting African American men through its Kappa League Program.
The mentoring program is designed to work with minority high school students (young men) with the goal of development of tangible and intangible skills needed to be successful upon completion of high school.
Below is additional information and insight into the mission and activities of KSEF:
KSEF serves as a focal point of financial and philanthropic resources to the African American community with particular emphasis on African American men.
Assists in making Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity a more prominent force in the community.
Affords a recipient of scholarships and financial awards excel academically and develop their skills to be competitive in the 21st century.
In addition to the high school awards, KSEF offers the Marcus P Blakemore Undergraduate Award to talented undergraduate members of Kappa Alpha Psi in the Western Pennsylvania area.
In 2014, KSEF embarked on an initiative to identify talented high school seniors and college students for potential internships and career opportunities with local corporations.
The career initiative began with MARC USA and KSEF is working to expand to other corporations.
KSEF is governed and managed by a volunteer group of officers and Board of Directors members that dedicate their personal time and resources to the mission of the organization.
Under the current leadership of Howard A. Russell, Jr, (Board President) KSEF has established as a goal the continued endowment of financial capital that will allow KSEF to continue to provide scholarship assistance and other support services through perpetuity.
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