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On October 10th, 2015 Keri Anne DeMott was killed by a multiple DUI offender while driving home. She was only 20 years old. She was studying Sociology at the University of Central Florida in the hopes of becoming a social worker and helping children and families in need. The Keri Anne DeMott Foundation was started by the DeMott family to honor Keri's memory and to share her story, with the goal to one day end drunk, impaired, and distracted driving. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the foundation will continue Keri's passion of helping others by giving back to local community groups and national organizations that inspire, motivate, and help others.
The foundation’s goal is to spread a message of education and awareness about the decisions we all make and how they affect others. By sharing Keri’s story with middle school, high school, and college students as well as community groups and local law enforcement agencies, we hope to create a positive change in the world and give back to the community in the same ways Keri had imagined doing herself.
We were honored to attend the 3rd Annual Space Coast Public Service Awards as a 2018 Outstanding Non-profit! Over 700 people gathered in the King Center for the Performing Arts to recognize over 100 individuals and organizations across Brevard County for their service, merit, and dedication to making their communities a more positive place. We would like to thank Titusville Police Lieutenant Matt Demmon for nominating us for this year's award, as well as Space Coast Daily and Sheriff Wayne Ivey for putting together a beautiful evening!
Attention class of 2019! We are now accepting applications for The Keri Anne DeMott Foundation Scholarship, which provides $500 to a deserving student athlete to help them with their college expenses! Visit the scholarship page and download the full application for more information and eligibility requirements. Good luck!
Find out how you or your business can be a sponsor today, and join us in our mission to #ChangeTheWorld!!
Do you know a high school or college student looking for internship experience? Are you interested in working with a non-profit organization? Do you want to make a difference in your community? Then we want you to join our team!! Click on the PDF below to learn more about the position and how to apply!
All donations help us continue our mission by traveling and delivering our message to inspire, educate, and motivate others. 100% of all proceeds go right back into the communities that we serve.