Thank you!

It was great to see so many people attend Kevin "Big Kat" Kriston Foundation's 2nd Annual Fundraiser to celebrate the life of Kevin Kriston and continue his legacy.

A big thank you to all who participated. Without your support, both in sponsoring the event and in your ongoing contributions to KBKKF, we could not have been such a success.

We had more than 260 guests attend and raised over $24,000. Your generous contributions allow us to work toward our vision and create opportunities for students to fulfill their dreams and make a small difference in their lives.

The Kevin "Big Kat" Kriston Foundation objectives are to:

We would like to take this opportunity to say a heartfelt "Thank You" for another incredible year!


2016 KBKKF Scholarship Recipients

Ada Bulka
Ada Bulka
Ariana Cardenas
Ariana Cardenas
Elizabeth Shelton
Elizabeth Shelton
Leyden Scholarship Ceremony

Recent Donations

Proud to present Hester Jr. High School Band a $1000 donation to Mr. Greg Helton. The money will be used to upgrade the technology in the band room. Hoping this will make a small difference in young students lives to succeed musically.

Proud to present Leyden's Girls Bowling Team a $1000 donation to Head Coach Christopher Aylward. Hoping that this will make a small difference in young athletes lives.

Proud to present Leyden's Boys Cross Country Team a $1000 donation to Head Coach Brad Henning. Hoping that this will make a small difference in young athletes lives.


Kevin "Big Kat" Kriston Foundation

Kevin Kriston was a young man who lit up a room when he entered one. He was charismatic, and had an infectious smile and personality that positively touched so many people in a multitude of ways. On Sunday, August 17, 2014, Kevin tragically passed away. The loss of this promising young man has left a void in the hearts of all the lives he profoundly touched in his brief 23 years on this Earth. His family decided shortly after his passing that they must do something to keep his beautiful spirit alive. The Kevin “Big Kat” Kriston Foundation was established to perpetuate Kevin’s memory and legacy by providing continuing education.


Learn More About the Foundation
It's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years!
-Abraham Lincoln
To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.
-Steve Prefontaine

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