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The mission of KELCURT Foundation is to elevate community spirit and guide individuals and families into self-sustaining practices, helping to eliminate food insecurities and improve overall well-being utilizing the arts, sciences, education, music and literature.
The KELCURT Foundation envisions a future where everyone shares knowledge, personal talents, life experiences and resources through equitable access to food security, the arts and education, to elevate the lives and well-being of all.
The KELCURT Foundation / Soddy-Daisy Community Library does not discriminate against anyone for any reason. All are welcome. We have designated the SDCL as a safe space. We have created a place where our patrons, no matter where they are in their human journey, can feel comfortable and respected.
The KELCURT Foundation’s culture is driven by integrity, empathy,
and the desire to elevate individuals, families, and organizations to improve society as a whole.
Everyone’s human journey is our journey.
As Maya Angelou said, “In diversity, there is beauty and there is strength.” We believe society thrives when diversity is present and honored. Everyone has the right to thrive, and everyone requires different things for that to happen. We strive to provide everyone with what they need to succeed. All are welcome and celebrated for their knowledge, personal talents, and life experiences.
Join our amazing volunteers and be a part of something wonderful!
QOL scale stands for quality of life scale, which is a type of assessment that measures various aspects of well-being and satisfaction in different life domains. Original developed by Flanigan in 1978, this measure is still used today to determine QOL of cities and states in the United States.
KELCURT Foundation is proud to announce that we elevate all 16 Quality of Life Scale factors.
When we say our goal is to elevate the 37379 and beyond, we take this task very seriously.
Below, please find the 16 factors followed by how KELCURT Foundation impacts each with our services to our community.
KELCURT Foundation teams up YMCA Mobile fit program to offer free meals to all kids during the summer. We also team up with local food partners to bring food packs to all families in need, as well as always have peanut butter and jelly sandwiches on hand to feed anyone who is hungry.
KELCURT Foundation hosts a variety of in-house events including children's-literature-based yoga during the summer and wellness classes including diabetes prevention and wellness workshops, resiliency classes, and art therapy classes.
Through the Soddy-Daisy Community Library, we offer a place for people to visit, share ideas, and communicate. We offer free chrome books and wi-fi to connect to those you love. We also offer parent/child baking workshops to build basic skills together.
KELCURT Foundation is about family. We bring resources together to help raise your child in a warm, inspirational environment.
Soddy-Daisy Community Library hosts monthly family movie nights complete with dinner and a beverage. These nights are used as date nights, or just affordable family fun. We also host our "baby sitter's club" allowing parents to drop of their children in a safe environment to spend a few hours of quality time together!
We bring friends closer. Through our host of workshops and classes, many friends enjoy doing them together building on their friendship bonds. While other meet like-minded individuals and instantly become friends.
Our entire model is set up on volunteerism. Creating opportunities for you to share your talents with our world.
Workshops, classes, civics, this is our entire basis for being.
We broke the mold with our continual workshop / lecture series covering topics from local history to auto repair, from baking to woodworking, and from book launches to ukulele classes.
KELCURT Foundation, KELCURT Farms, and the Soddy-Daisy Community Library can help guide you to a meaningful purpose within your life. Come, join us and participate in our great mission!
The KELCURT Foundation has created employment opportunities and plans to add even more opportunities in the future.
Once again, our workshops and classes to the rescue. At KELCURT Foundation we advocate for the arts by bring multiple styles of art classes and workshops opportunities for children and adults. And don't forget about our drum circles where you can express yourself and bathe in the vibrations.
If you have never been to one of our PJ parties, you have no clue what you are missing! WE also do adults only PJ parties!
We probably don't need to even type anything here, I mean, we are the Soddy-Daisy Community Library. But for those web-crawlers out there, we have over 26,000 items all free to check out as well as hosting 2 major community events every year! Make sure to visit us for our Summer Celebration as well as our Halloween EEKStravaganza!
The KELCURT Foundation host Poetree walks in the park where you can learn about native trees, learn to sketch what you see, all while listening to poetry!
Did you know that Soddy-Daisy Community Library has a dedicated section to off-gride / homesteading? We teach workshops on how to raise your own chickens, how to germinate and propagate sustainable food sources. KELCURT Farms now owns off-site agricultural centers where we are raising food to feed the people of Soddy-Daisy!