Thanks to You, We're Still Teaching Character Through Karate

Thanks to you, thousands of students still have the supportive community of Kickstart Kids to turn to during these challenging times.

Although we were disappointed to postpone the Chuck Norris 80th Birthday Celebration, and not be able to commemorate the special occasion with all of you, we still raised more than $650,000 to teach character through karate.  The unwavering commitment of our supporters has elevated our ability to not only connect with our 10,000 students now when they need us most, but ensures that we can remain committed to maintaining stability and consistency, encouraging positive social-emotional well-being, fostering strong relationships based on trust and responsibility, and being the difference in our students’ lives long after this is over.

On behalf of all of us at Kickstart Kids, THANK YOU to our generous supporters for making all of it possible.



The Bill and Sherry Berry Family Foundation
Linda and Willie Chiang
John and Elizabeth Gibson
John P. McGovern Foundation 


Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
Palletized Trucking Inc in honor of Ron King, our Great Grandchildren and Palletized Employees


Alkaline 88 LLC
Cathy and Giorgio Borlenghi, Kira and Alex Borlenghi
Cathy and Joe Cleary
The Florkiewicz Foundation
Gulf Capital Bank / Ed Jones and Brenda Love
Mark and Laurie Lashier
Petersen Family Foundation
Marcene Taylor Inc.
Matthews, Lawson, McCutcheon & Joseph, PLLC
Charles Sheffield
Champ Warren and Kate McCormick


The Astros Foundation
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation
Susie and Pat Cunningham
Lloyd and Jay Ford
Chris and Mike Forshey / Squire Patton Boggs
Bill and Michelle Hickl / BDO
Dr. J.S. and Julia R. Holmes
Jet-Ten Private Jet Charter
Mike McSpadden and Jane Johnstone in honor of Chuck and Gena Norris
Morian Foundation in honor of Brenda Love and Ed Jones / Keith and Alice Mosing
Eric and Kim Self / BDO
Techlong International
Total Gym
Warriner Companies


Susan and Jim Baker
John R. Binske
Maria and Neil Bush
Susan Crawford
Brian Dixey
Rojan Easo
Louis Foshay
Joel Geldermann
JoAnn Harderwijk
Linda and George Jackson
in honor of Chuck Norris
Kristian Kozlinski
Theresa and Gary Manchester
Angela Marton-Crego
Terri and Douglas McMurray
John and Darlene McNabb
Jody Ross Nolan
Jean Lewis Pederson and Bruce Pederson
Tony and Moriah Rivera
Ann Schnapp
Craig Stone
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor


Samir Becic / Health Fitness Revolution
Bold Look
Cacao & Cardamom Chocolatier
Jamie Cashion
CTM Interactive
Elias Events
Hawks Double Mountain Ranch
Larry Hatfield / Eagle Investigations & Protection Services
Kendra Scott
Kirksey Gregg Productions
The Miculek Family
Momentum Printing and Graphics
One Community
Photography by Steven David
Rachel’s Challenge

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