$5,000 Donation Helps Expand Virtual Learning Options

July 06, 2021   San Antonio, TX

Cutline: Staff and volunteers with Kinetic Kids have been providing for children with physical and/or intellectual special needs in Bexar county and surrounding areas for more than 20 years.


Donation to purchase virtual learning software and computer systems

(SAN ANTONIO, TX – JULY 6, 2021) –– The Security Service Charitable Foundation is helping Kinetic Kids, Inc. through a $5,000 donation to help provide advanced technology software and computer systems. These programs will create interactive virtual learning opportunities when in-person attendance is not available. 

“Prior to Covid-19, Kinetic Kids delivered 100% of their programming in person,” said Tracey Fontenot, co-founder and co-executive director for Kinetic Kids, Inc. “This donation will help us provide the next best thing with virtual programs all while helping the participants increase their confidence levels and build friendships.” 

For over 20 years Kinetic Kids has been serving children with physical and/or intellectual special needs in Bexar, Comal, and Kendall counties. Programs offered include adapted sports, fine arts, recreational activities, and educational programs. The mission of Kinetic Kids is to foster the personal development of courage, confidence, fitness, pride, joy, and community.  Since its founding in 2001, Kinetic Kids has impacted the lives of over 40,000 children ages 18 months to young adult.

“Every child should be able to participate in extra-curricular activities,” said Aaron Leek, Kinetic Kids board member and senior vice president, chief retail officer for Security Service Federal Credit Union. “These programs bring both children and their families an indescribable amount of happiness. We are honored to be a part of it.”

The Security Service Charitable Foundation helps further Security Service Federal Credit Union’s corporate goal of community service by contributing to deserving organizations and causes in the credit union's market areas.