We did it!

Hurrah!! We did it!! Because of your generosity, boosted by the matching grant, every eighth grade girl at the Kakenya Center for Excellence will receive a solar light and a solar radio! Thank you for your amazing response to our appeal!… Read More

Almost there!

We’ve had an amazing response to our recent appeal for the girls at the Kakenya Center for Excellence!  Your generosity, boosted by a matching grant, has enabled us to fund solar-powered lights and radios for 33 of the 42 eighth grade girls! We… Read More

Social Activism Keep Girls in School

Update + an Urgent Need!

Many of you have asked how the girls at the Kakenya Center for Excellence are doing. Here’s an update as well as an exciting opportunity to help. When the Kenyan government ordered all schools closed in March, KCE students… Read More

3rd Annual Play for KEEP event

Please join us for our third annual Women’s Paddle Tennis Tournament at the beautiful Waccabuc Country Club! Thursday, February 27th10 am – 12 noon(Warm-ups begin at 9:45) Rain date:  Thursday, March 5th  Waccabuc Country Club – 90 Mead Street, Waccabuc Enjoy… Read More

Nov 15: Party for the Planet

Come learn why educating girls is one of the leading ways to combat climate change. Please join us on November 15th for an exciting event. Enjoy music by Marc Black. Earth-friendly fare and libations are being donated by… Read More

Smiling with Nicholas Kristof, literally

This week has KEEP’s board members smiling! That’s us in the photo: Cynthia Braun, Elena Rover, Celeste Crosby, Ruthie Rosenberg and Elizabeth McGoldrick. Who’s that man in the middle? It’s Nicholas Kristof, the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist from… Read More

Second Annual Paddle Tournament

On February 7th, two dozen women filled the paddle tennis courts at the beautiful Waccabuc Country Club for a morning of spirited play.  Between games, players gathered for conversation and refreshments around a roaring fire in the cozy… Read More

Every Donation Counts

Did you know that KEEP is powered by small donations? More than 97% of our donors give between $1 and $360! We are truly a grassroots effort. And your gifts go a very long way. $360: tuition for one… Read More

Back-to-School Update

Here is a quick update now that the school year is underway. First, a huge and heartfelt THANK YOU to the members of Students Supporting KEEP (SSK) at John Jay Middle School! These students campaigned to designate KEEP as… Read More

First Annual Paddle Tournament

 The first annual women’s paddle tennis tournament on February 15 was a smashing success!  A full roster of two dozen players hit the courts at the beautiful Waccabuc Country Club to score points for girls’ education.  Through registration… Read More