Alex Smith 1 and 1 Special

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The Alex Smith Foundation is teaming up with Minsky’s Pizza again to continue their mission of helping foster children in the Kansas City area. This holiday season, when you buy ONE pizza at Minsky’s, add another ONE of equal size and save 11% off the second pizza – plus, Minsky’s gives 11% to the Alex Smith Foundation. “For… Read more »

Smiles with Smith

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The Alex Smith Foundation and Heidi Harman Orthodontics have teamed up in helping foster youth by creating the Smiles for Smith event! Heidi Harman will be collecting donations in their office and online with the goal of raising $5,000. For each dollar donated you will receive one entry for a chance to meet with Alex… Read more »

Slices with Smith

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All this September, Minsky’s Pizza is giving lucky customers a chance win “Slices with Smith” – an MVP Dinner for Four with quarterback Alex Smith! Just click here for official contest rules and contest entry information. “Slices with Smith” was created to raise awareness and raise donations to help support The Alex Smith Foundation, Alex Smith’s not-for-profit… Read more »

Cornerstones of Care

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  The Alex Smith Foundation is proud to be partnering with Cornerstones of Care in Kansas City. Their Y.E.S. (Youth Educational Success) Program offers similar support for former foster youths in pursuit of higher education.   The 2009 Missouri Blue Ribbon Task Force on Foster Youth Aging Out reported that foster youths face the following barriers… Read more »

Karen Martin Scholarship

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Karen Martin was an Alex Smith Foundation volunteer extraordinaire. To remember her and her lifetime passion for improving the lives of foster kids, we have established a scholarship in her honor. It will benefit foster kids and former foster kids by helping them further their education. Karen was an exceptionally dynamic woman, who lived her… Read more »

Guardian Scholars Program

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The Guardian Scholars program is a comprehensive program for emancipating foster youths who will experience significant hardships in their efforts to gain a college education. These youths are forced to make difficult transitions into adulthood, often without traditional family support. By providing scholarships, year-round housing and extensive individual guidance and support, the Guardian Scholars program… Read more »

You Can Make A Difference

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Anyone can be a champion for foster youth by supporting this great cause! Through programs like the Guardian Scholars Program and the Karen Martin Scholarship Program the Alex Smith Foundation aims to provide foster youth with the best opportunity to transition to successful adulthood, however, we cannot do this alone. Any help towards our cause… Read more »