$2,500 Donation to Help Kids with Disabilities

April 25, 2023   San Antonio, Texas

Aaron Leek (right), senior vice president chief retail officer for Security Service Federal Credit Union, presents Janine Sauer (left), grant writer for Kinetic Kids, and Tracey Fontenot (center), co-founder and executive director for Kinetic Kids, with a donation for $2,500.


Funds provide children with scholarships to pursue adapted sports programs

(SAN ANTONIO, TX – APRIL 25, 2023) –– The Security Service Charitable Foundation donated $2,500 to Kinetic Kids of San Antonio, Texas. This donation will be used to provide children with special needs financial help so they can pursue adapted sports programs.

“Our scholarship program ensures that no child is ever turned away from our programs for inability to pay,” said Janine Sauer, grant writer for Kinetic Kids. “Thanks to this generous donation from the Security Service Charitable Foundation, we can continue to provide many children with opportunities to participate in one of their favorite sports or fine arts and make dreams come true.”

The Security Service Charitable Foundation’s donation will be used to provide children with scholarships for programs offered by Kinetic Kids. The donation covers 33 children with a full scholarship or 71 children with a partial scholarship. Because of this support, children with special needs can participate, even if their family doesn’t have the financial means to enroll.

“Kinetic Kids works tirelessly to meet the needs of a community that is often underserved and not receiving enough recognition,” said Aaron Leek, senior vice president, chief retail officer for Security Service Federal Credit Union. “Being able to give back to an organization like Kinetic Kids and then see these kids pursuing their passions brings a smile to all of our faces.”

Kinetic Kids fills a significant gap in services offered to children with physical and intellectual disabilities in our community. According to the Texas Education Agency, there are nearly 50,000 children with special needs who live in the tri-county (Bexar, Comal, and Kendall) area. The programs at Kinetic Kids are designed to improve health, mobility, social interaction, and confidence in the children they serve.

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.