MISSION STATEMENTI can't stop the war, shelter homeless, feed the poor.
I can't walk on water. Can't save your sons and daughters. I can't change the world to make things fair. This is the least that I can do. The Kid Rock Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit raising funds for and awareness of local and regional charities helping disadvantaged children, victims of war and natural disasters, and those suffering from illness.
Kid Rock Foundation - 2014 Recap
Here are just some of the great things the Kid Rock Foundation supported in 2014:
Eastern Market Corporation / Kid Rock Commons Room
Work on Shed 5 will be completed in the next month with a community kitchen, Kid Rock Community Commons Room and DTE Energy Plaza. These improvements will offer amenities and will give people “a nice place to sit,” and “there will be kitchen space for budding food entrepreneurs and kitchen space for engaging food and nutrition kitchen literacy programming that we are very excited to be adding as the year unfolds in 2015
Barbara Bush Foundation DonationThe Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy and the Detroit Parent Network are teaming up to help parents whose children are struggling readers. The Barbara Bush Foundation’s unique training system is coined as “edutainment:” training parents to be great teachers in fun and entertaining ways. The Detroit Parent Network will use this training method to encourage parents to be their child’s first and best teacher.
Karmanos Cancer Institute
Operation Finally Home / House of Blues fundraiser concertOn July 16th 2014 Kid Rock helps raise money for Operation Finally Home with a benefit show at House of Blues Sunset Strip. Operation Finally Home provides custom-built, mortgage-free houses to veterans and/or their widows.
March of Dimes
CNN Heroes profile Kid Rock and other Americans who support US TroopsAnderson Cooper interviews Kid Rock, Gary Sinise and Kathy Griffin, who discuss their involvement with causes that support U.S. troops.
Kid Rock awarded Operation Troop Aid Patriot Award (Also awarded to Toby Keith , Darryl Worley, Aaron Tippin, Gary Sinise , Mark Wills, The Charlie Daniels Band, KISS and Hank Williams Jr. )Kid Rock has been selected as the recipient of the Operation Troop Aid "Patriot Award,” for his contributions to sending care packages to U.S. troops overseas.
Care Packages for the TroopsThanks to the generosity of Kid Rock fans and donations of goods from Made in Detroit, Badass American Lager, Warner Bros. Records, Jim Beam, FEA/Live Nation, Harris Jewelry and Operation Troop Aid Kid Rock sent over 10,000 packages to our troops.
Kid Rock Care Package Update
The first shipment of our Kid Rock care packages has made its way to the troops. We hear it's been a rough week for them and the packages really lifted everyone's spirits. Thanks to all you fans for making a big difference for our brave soldiers.
Here are some of America's finest rocking KR gear:
We've Reached Our Goal... And More!
Kid Rock fans are BADASS. We are blown away by your generosity. Together we raised over $28,000!!! for our Care Packages for the Troops campaign which will send well over 500 packages overseas. We're so thrilled to spread this joy and show how much Kid Rock fans CARE.
We'll keep you posted on the packages so you can see the difference your hard-earned money is making.
You can also take a moment to read all of the messages from our donors here.
Care Packages for the Troops
Kid Rock fans are the BEST! We've already reached our goal, but there's still time to donate and make a soldier's holiday a little brighter. Donate and check out all of the messages to the troops here: