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The Shaka Franklin Foundation for Youth - 25th Annual Love Our Children Luncheon

The Shaka Franklin Foundation for Youth

Will Celebrate 25 Years

Of Service To Colorado, the Nation and the World

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Keynote Speaker - Ricky Williams

Miami Dolphins Star Running Back who in 2004 led the NFL in rushing Heisman Trophy Winner
Texas Longhorns Hall of Fame
Holder of 20 NCAA Records

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Special Guest -John Amos

Actor and Writer
Star of Roots and Good Times

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* Comments from Don Mares, Executive Director, City & County of Denver, Office of Behavioral Strategies, the future of mental health in Denver

* Shed G, Comedian, radio personality and advocate for quality mental health

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At the 25th Annual Love Our Children Luncheon
Friday, April 24, 2015 at the Downtown Denver Marriott Hotel
Mark your calendar now to join us for an exciting,
informative and nostalgic afternoon

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Location

Denver Mariott
City Center Hotel
1750 California St.
11:30 – 1:30
Silent Auction – 10:00 – 12:00
Valet Parking Available

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Reservations for Sponsorships, Table and Tickets can be made now
by contacting us at info@shaka.org or 303-337-2515
All sponsorships include a table for 10.

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Sponsorships

All levels include a table for 10

$50,000 – TITLE SPONSOR
$25,000 – PRESIDENTIAL
$10,000 – PLATINUM
$5,000 – GOLD
$2,500 – SILVER

(for more information please call Marianne Franklin at 303-337-2515)

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Corporate Tables for 10 – $1750.00
Tables for 10 – $1250.00
Individual Seats – $125

(no payment required to make a reservation now)

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Suicide Prevention & Intervention
Mental Health Advocacy
All About Choices
Self Esteem Public Speakers
Scholarship Fund

Les and Marianne Franklin discuss the challenges facing our youth today in the following short video.Video Still

http://youtu.be/IKwi_Ul0PpU

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The Shaka Franklin Foundation for Youth
24th Annual Love Our Children Luncheon
 
Friday, April 18, 2014
DOWNTOWN DENVER GRAND HYATT HOTEL
1750 Welton Street

Silent Auction: 10:00 a.m. to Noon

Lunch and Program:  11:30-1:30 p.m.

Corporate Chair: Don Elliman, Chancellor, The University of Colorado Denver

Master of Ceremonies: Sydney Justin
-Former defensive back for the Los Angeles Rams, Buffalo Bills and Indianapolis Colts. Lead singer of the Motown Sound Miracles.

Keynote Speaker: Matt Lepsis
-Former University of Colorado Buffs tight end. Played with the Denver Broncos from 1997 – 2007.

Special Guest: Lisa McHale
-Director of Family Relations
-Sports Legacy Institute (concussion research)
-Wife of Tom McHale (deceased) Defensive End for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Sponsorships available from $1,500 to $25,000

Corporate Tables $1,500
Patron Tables $1,000
Individual Tickets $100

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Honorees

Daniel Graham – former CU Buff and former Denver Bronco

Denver Broncos Alumni Charity

 

 

For more information, reservations & purchases contact us at 303-337-2515 or info@shaka.org

FounderLes Franklin,for sure, who had barely started to emerge from the darkness that enveloped him after the tragic loss of his teenage son Shaka when a second son, Jamon, took the same fateful path as his younger brother.

 

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The Franklins, through their foundation, have devoted substantial efforts and resources to helping underserved metro Denver youth develop self-esteem, life skills, and the goal of pursuing higher education.

 

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