Kwame Foundation News

Kwame Foundation Golf Tournament to fund scholarships for first-generation, college-bound students

  Click image to open high-res version, then right-click to download ST. LOUIS, MO – Kwame Foundation will host its 17th Annual Golf Tournament on Thursday, August 19, 2021 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Topgolf in Chesterfield. Proceeds will fund scholarships for students who otherwise might not attend college...

The Kwame Foundation cancels annual golf tournament

  Maryville University Golfers Images from 2019 Kwame Foundation Golf Tournament Click image to open high-res version, then right-click to download Fundraising continues for first-generation, college-bound students ST. LOUIS, MO — Because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, The Kwame Foundation has canceled its 17th annual golf tournament, which raises...

The Kwame Foundation golf tournament raises more than $50,000 to fund scholarships for first-generation college-bound students

    Top Left: Overall Winner/Top Golfer Jeff Rainford (Rainford and Associates) Bottom Left: Maryville University Golfers Click image to open hi-res version, then right click to download ST. LOUIS, MO – The Kwame Foundation raised more than $50,000 at its 16th Annual Golf Tournament at Top Golf in Chesterfield,...

89 Carnahan High School students rewarded with $100 bill for perfect attendance thanks to $8,900 private donation

  Click image to open high-res version, then right click to download ST. LOUIS, MO – Students from Carnahan High School who maintained perfect attendance from January 28 to March 1 were awarded with a $100 bill thanks to a donation from Tony Thompson, president of Kwame Building Group and...

80 St. Louis Students Participate in Kwame Foundation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities Tour

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – Eighty local high school students spent a week of spring break visiting seven Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) through the annual college tour sponsored by Kwame Foundation. Two of the students – Gateway STEM High School seniors Rianna Roberts and Mikayla Burt – applied to...

80 St. Louis Students Participate in Kwame Foundation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities Tour

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – Eighty local high school students spent a week of spring break visiting seven Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) through the annual college tour sponsored by Kwame Foundation. Two of the students – Gateway STEM High School seniors Rianna Roberts and Mikayla Burt – applied to...

Kwame Foundation “Live Your Dream in Music” concert Saturday, March 14 to feature Gabbii, 2015 Live Your Dream scholarship winner

WHAT: Kwame Foundation “Live Your Dream in Music” Concert WHO: Alexis Jones, the 17-year-old St. Louis R&B artist known as Gabbii, will be showcased as the Kwame Foundation’s 2015 Live Your Dream scholarship recipient at the “Live Your Dream in Music” concert. WHERE: Maryville University Auditorium, 650 Maryville University Drive...

Kwame Foundation “Live Your Dream in Music” concert March 14 to feature Gabbii, 2015 Live Your Dream scholarship winner

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI Alexis Jones, the 17-year-old St. Louis R&B artist known as Gabbii, will be showcased as the Kwame Foundation’s 2015 Live Your Dream scholarship recipient at the “Live Your Dream in Music” concert on March 14, 7 p.m. at the Maryville University Auditorium, 650 Maryville University Drive. Tickets...

High school student athlete Eric Williams credits Kwame Foundation “Gentleman’s Club” for scholarship and academic success

ST. LOUIS, MO – For three years, high school student and football player Eric Williams kept his grades high because he knew that Tony Thompson, CEO of Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME), would ask about them at the Gentleman’s Club, a weekly mentoring group Thompson sponsors at Carnahan High School....

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