KAYLA CARES 4 KIDS INC

Helping sick kids feel better one smile at a time

aka Kayla Cares 4 Kids   |   North Palm Beach, FL   |  www.kaylacares4kids.org

Mission

Kayla Cares 4 Kids helps sick kids feel better by providing entertainment and educational items to children's hospitals, Ronald McDonald Houses and related facilities nationwide. As of 4/22/2021, Kayla Cares 4 Kids has donated more than 31,000 items, including DVDs, books, game consoles, video games, DVD players, handheld electronics, games, puzzles, and arts and crafts, to 450 children's hospitals and Ronald McDonald Houses in all 50 states, plus Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico!

Ruling year info

2015

CEO

Andrea Abramowitz

Main address

649 U.S. Highway 1 Suite 12A

North Palm Beach, FL 33408 USA

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EIN

47-1050866

NTEE code info

Gift Distribution (P58)

Youth Community Service Clubs (O51)

Patient Services - Entertainment, Recreation (E86)

IRS filing requirement

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Donations to Facilities

Kayla Cares 4 Kids collects and donates entertainment and educational items to children's hospitals and Ronald McDonald Houses throughout the United States. These items include DVDs, books, game consoles, video games, handheld electronics, portable DVD players, games, puzzles, and arts and crafts.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
People with diseases and illnesses

We lead regular monthly arts and crafts activities at a hospitality house serving children and their families while getting medical treatment in the West Palm Beach area.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
People with diseases and illnesses

We lead arts and crafts activities when we make in-person donations to children's hospitals, Ronald McDonald Houses and related facilities.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
People with diseases and illnesses

Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, Kayla Cares 4 Kids is holding twice a week livestreams on social media, reading books, telling stories and leading arts and crafts projects. Kayla's compromised immune system has her staying at home and encouraging others to have fun while staying in a confined area, be it medical or at home.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
People with diseases and illnesses

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Financials

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KAYLA CARES 4 KIDS INC

Board of directors
as of 4/22/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Michael Abramowitz

Kayla Cares 4 Kids

Term: 2019 - 2022


Board co-chair

Arty Falk

Kayla Cares 4 Kids

Term: 2021 - 2022

Allison Francis

Center for Family Services

Maribeth Lenz

The Weiss School

Kayla Abramowitz

Founder

Patricia Gordon

CPA

John Carr

R&R Industries

Ellyn Zarek

Retired

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 01/28/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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