Serving Kids And Fulfilling Dreams

Our Story

Who We Are.

Kids Can Succeed Foundation’s is committed to helping children, especially those who live in poverty, to reach their full potential and achieve their dreams. Through our far-reaching programs, we strive constantly to make an impact on kids from all walks of life. Consistent with our commitment to our mission “Hope Dream Believe” we recognize the importance of supporting the family to help achieve our goal. We work with children, parents and local communities through initiatives that are designed to make a difference

A time investment

It takes time to change lives. There is no magic formula, it’s not done overnight.  Our approach is based on a solid foundation that has shown us Time is our greatest asset when dealing the young people in our program.

Believe

We believe in kids!  Although our programs can be demanding we have found that the kids we work with respond to a achievement based programs.  We believe they can achieve really big goals and we inspire them to do so.

Success

Kids Can Succeed. That’s our core value that drives all of our efforts.

Executive Team

Richard Brown
Organization Founder

Executive Director

As Executive Director, Richard oversees all aspects of the full- spectrum of our community initiatives , including education programs, health & fitness, technology, the Kids Success after school club, new community groups, and Children Health & Youth Sports.

Richard has more than 20 years of experience in youth leadership & business, having served as a Vice President with multiple companies over two decades. Prior to Kids Can Succeed, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Internet Marketing Services Inc. Over his career, he has worked as a consultant for American Express, International Cruise & Excursions Inc & Expedia Inc and other fortune 500 companies.

An Arizona resident since 2004, Richard has been active in the community, including volunteering and serving on a number of boards. His community involvement involves many areas including running for City Council. Currently, he spends a large portion of this time mentoring kids and young people through the many program initiatives providing by Kids Can Succeed.

Robin Smith
Director

Robin is director of our children initiatives.

Conay Huizar
Secretary

Conay grew up in California. She attended a private Christian college in York, NE. She graduated from Cedarville College in Cedarville, Ohio. Conay has been an AZ resident since 1999, and lived in Summerlin, Nevada, and Southlake, Texas for a few years. She now resides in Scottsdale, Arizona with her husband and 3 children.

Conay is an active community member. She is a member of the PTO at both Anasazi Elementary and Cheyenne Traditional School in Scottsdale, AZ. She chairs many donation committees for the schools, and has raised over 100,000 for local schools. Show Less

Our Programs

Mentor Programs
Dream Programs
Technology Programs

Kids Can Succeed Foundation is a 501(C)(3) non profit, non partisan organization working to help children, youth and families succeed.

Kids Can Succeed Foundation’s is committed to helping children, especially those who live in poverty, to reach their full potential and achieve their dreams. Through our far-reaching programs, we strive constantly to make an impact on kids from all walks of life. Consistent with our commitment to our mission “Hope Dream Believe” we recognize the importance of supporting the family to help achieve our goal. We work with children, parents and local communities through initiatives that are designed to make a difference