Committed to cultivating the next generation of 


Creating Our Own Legacy (COOL) Kids is a non-profit organization committed to cultivating the next generation to become socially conscious leaders. Through volunteerism, community collaboration, and leadership development, COOL Kids offers a continuum of service-oriented leadership opportunities for children and young adults. In this way, we can sculpt the youth into service-minded citizens by virtue of meaningful philanthropy.

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for children and young adults, to build Cool Kids. 

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Young professionals of color who


to amplify their impact serving youth.

Our Giving Circle serves as a form of participatory philanthropy for young professionals of color to collectively pool their resources to support organizations and initiatives serving youth of color.


The goal of our Giving Circle is to raise a minimum of $10,000 to support school supply drives, toy drives, youth programming, and community initiatives for youth in the Bronx, Harlem, and Brooklyn.


The COOL Kids Giving Circle will demonstrate the power of young philanthropists of color to serve, lead and empower our communities!