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A Foreword from Ernestina Alonso, CEO

My work serving others ignites my passion for change

I was raised by a strong, independent, and generous woman, and an inspiring father figure, who taught my sister and me the importance of creating social impact by serving others. Following in the steps of her late husband, Chuck Kreutzkamp, my mother, Ernestina Kreutzkamp, highly values education and dignity and has always worked to improve the outlook of the less fortunate in her community and beyond.  

I also dedicate a sizable portion of my time and assets to help others rise from poverty while gaining a sense of accomplishment and self-worth. We are living in difficult times. Now more than ever, we need to band together to solve the most pressing issues facing our society. Our foundation's goal is to address their root cause and provide the necessary tools to move our communities forward. Together we can make this world a much better place to live. I hope you'll join the CEK Foundation's philanthropic efforts.


All the best,

Ernestina Alonso
President, CEO / CEK Foundation

A foundation centered around real change

The Chuck and Ernestina Kreutzkamp Foundation is focused on strengthening communities and improving the outlook of those living below the poverty line. These are some areas where we are making a difference.

Kids & Youth Programs
Animals, Farming & Our Environment
Support For Our Veterans
Cancer Treatment & Research
Supporting Hispanic Communities
Promoting Skilled Trades
Second Chance Hiring
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CEK + Philanthropy

At CEK we are passionate about life changing efforts to improve the lives of others. We invest our time and resources to realize positive outcomes, but there is only so much we can do. That’s why we welcome and foster collaboration. We want to be a source of education, inspiration, and a beacon to likeminded organizations and individuals who want to have global impact, regardless of the size of their contribution.

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