Carolyn’s Kids Foundation Honors Graduates

Photo Credit:  Carolyn’s Kids Foundation Board Members-Gloria Jenkins, Alanna Mays, Tess Jones, T’Kira Siler-Wilkerson, Hubert C. Jackson, Carolyn Griffin Palmer (CEO), Isaac L. Palmer, LaCael Palmer-Pratt (COO), Karilyn Palmer-Paschal (CFO), Franchesca Little, Lola Jenkins


On Sunday, June 5, 2022, the Carolyn’s Kids Foundation honored 140, 8th-grade students across Chicagoland areas. Hosted at Visions Events Chicago at 11901 S. Loomis, parents, students, and school teachers participated in the 6th Annual CKF Scholarship Luncheon.

HBCU Bound Scholars-Jackson State University
Carolyn Griffin Palmer, CKF-CEO, Kevin Barber Jr., Jamari White, and Brendolyn Hart-Glover, President of the Jackson State University Chicago Alumni Chapter

Each 8th-grade student received a $100 gift card to go towards their high school fees. Additionally, two high school seniors received the CKF HBCU-Jackson State Bound Scholarship. Jamari White and Kevin Barber Jr. both received $1000 each. Two $500 scholarships were awarded to mothers who are continuing their postsecondary education.

Carolyn’s Kids Foundation has awarded over $50,000 in the past 5 years, and this year $17,000 was distributed to the Class of 2022. To support the Carolyn’s Kids Foundation and learn more, please visit their website: and follow them on FB @ ckfchicago.


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