"Those who live in the hearts of others never die"
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ACTIVITIES
 
  • One educational scholarship for a college bound student will be awarded annually.
  • A grant will be awarded to one summer camp child at YMCA of Boynton Beach, where Abi used to work.
  • Annual Blood Drive will be conducted during the week of January 31st every year at a suitable location for the benefit of needy.
  • Feeding to the homeless in the week of December 19th every year at a suitable location.
  • Soccer tournament to be held on first Saturday of February each year for Abi Kattel Memorial Trophy.

Recent Events

March 3, 2014 (Raffle Drawing)
Annual Raffle 2014 drawing was held at YMCA of Boynton Beach at 5:30 PM. Congratulations to the winners! The lucky winners are:
1. Ticket # 0833 – Andy Salcedo (Prize: Daytona Beach Resort, Daytona Beach)
2. Ticket # 0680 – Relina Sthapit (Prize: Double Tree by Hilton - Grand Key Resort, Key West)
3. Ticket # 0460 – Andy Hood (Prize: Embassy Suites - Miami Int’l Airport, Miami)
4. Ticket # 0494 – Alix Gilles (Prize: Embassy Suites- Fort Lauderdale)
5. Ticket # 0593 – Grace Cenada (Prize: Double Tree by Hilton – Deerfield Beach)
6. Ticket # 0490 – Jenn Herrara (Prize: Hampton Inn and Suites, Ybor City - Tampa)
7. Ticket # 0532 – Brenda Ingvaldsen (Prize: Hampton Inn and Suites – Orlando near UCF)

February 8, 2014 – Blood Drive Miami. For more detials Click here for the flier of the event

January 18, 2014 – 5-K Run for Education. The Fifth 'Run For Education 5K' event was held at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach. For Results please click here.

January 18, 2014 – Blood Drive. On January 18, 2014, the Abi Kattel Memorial Foundation (The Foundation) organized a blood drive at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach. The Foundation annually organizes two blood drives, one in West Palm Beach and one in Miami, and has been organizing the West Palm Beach blood drive for eight years. Twenty-four big-hearted donors (five non-Nepalese and 19 Nepali) attempted to give blood, while a few could not donate for various reasons. A total of 20 units of blood were collected on the day (in five hours), which was considered a great success.

December 19, 2013 – Feeding homeless people (200+) at St. Ann’s Place, 2107 N. Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 44407.

Past Activities/Events

December 19, 2012 – Feeding homeless people (200+) at St. Ann’s Place, 2107 N. Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 44407. You may contribute in cash or kind for this event. All your donations will be delivered to St. Ann’s Place on that day.

January 19, 2013 – 5-K Run for Education. The Fifth 'Run For Education 5K' event was held at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach.

January 19, 2013 (Cancelled until further Notice)–  Annual Memorial Picnic (Complimentary) and Blood Drive from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Okeeheelee Park (Micanopy pavilion) in West Palm Beach.

March 1st, 2013 (Raffle Drawing)
Annual Raffle 2013 drawing was held at YMCA of Boynton Beach. Congratulations to the winners! The lucky winners are:
1.     Ticket #525 – Bert Trammell (Prize: Daytona Beach Resort, Daytona Beach)
2.     Ticket #355 – Carrie Kelly (Prize: Double Tree Grand Key Resort, Key West)
3.     Ticket #237 – Matt Woods (Embassy Suites, Fort Lauderdale)
4.     Ticket #403 – Jim DeBones (Embassy Suites at Miami Int’l Airport, Miami)
5.     Ticket #589 – Frank Dallariva (Spring Hill Suites, West Palm Beach)
6.     Ticket #610 – Andy Salcedo (Hyatt Place at Fort Lauderdale Airport, Fort Lauderdale)
7.     Ticket #321 – Fabiola Santamaria (Crown Plaza, Fort Myers)

 

December 19, 2011 – Feeding homeless people (200+) at St. Ann’s Place, 2107 N. Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 44407. You may contribute in cash or kind for this event. All your donations will be delivered to St. Ann’s Place on that day.

January 14, 2012 – 5-K Run for Education / Memorial Picnic and Blood Drive. The Fourth 'Run For Education 5K' event successfully occured at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach. For results click here (opens as a new page) . This event concluded with Memorial Picnic and Blood Drive. Please click here for event pictures.

March 1st, 2012 (Raffle drawing) 
Annual Raffle 2012 drawing was held at YMCA of Boynton Beach. Congratulations to the winners. The lucky winners are:
1. Ticket # 669 – Dan Thayer (Prize: Marriott Spring Hill Suites - anywhere in US or Canada) 
2. Ticket # 637 – Orlando Diaz (Prize: Double Tree Resort, Key West)
3. Ticket # 269 – Ashma B. Shakya (Prize: Embassy Suits - Jamaican Court, Orlando) 
4. Ticket # 447 – Shaz JanJua (Prize: Embassy Suits, Miami Int'l Airport) 
5. Ticket # 041 – Donna Angus (Prize: Residence Inn, Gainesville)
6. Ticket # 199 – Dawn Donaldson (Prize: Hyatt Place, Dania Beach)
7. Ticket # 145 – Rashmi Kumari (Prize: Crown Plaza, Fort Myers)

December 20, 2010 –  Feeding homeless people (200+) at St. Ann’s Place, 2107 N. Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 44407. You may contribute in cash or kind for this event. All your donations will be delivered to St. Ann’s Place on that day.

January 15, 2011 –      5-K Run for Education. The third 'Run For Education 5K' event successfully occurred at Okeeheelee Park in Palm Beach. One hundred and seventeen people registered and 79 runners crossed the finish line. To get to the result click here. For the event pictures please click here.

January 29, 2011 –      Memorial Picnic and Blood Drive at Okeeheelee Park located at 7500/7715 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33413. Please come enjoy the picnic and donate your blood for the needy and keep yourself healthy. Sponsored by the Nepali Student Association at Florida International University, Miami February 2011

March 1st, 2011 (Raffle drawing)

Annual Raffle 2011 drawing was held at YMCA of Boynton Beach. Congratulations to the winners. The lucky winners are:
1. Ticket # 743 – Sandra Dejuses (Prize: Double Tree Resort, Key West)
2. Ticket # 633 – Meryl Gatton (Prize: Daytona Beach Resort, Daytona)
3. Ticket # 280 – Mary Cotter (Prize: Embassy Suits- Jamaican Court, Orlando)
4. Ticket # 113 – Bill Murphy (Prize: Crown Plaza, Fort Myers)
5. Ticket # 578 – Maria Pallin (Prize: Hyatt Place, Dania Beach)
6. Ticket # 199 – Bimal Nepal (Prize: Embassy Suits, Miami)
7. Ticket # 450 – Andy Salcedo (Prize: Embassy Suits, Fort Lauderdale)
Please click here to view the pictures of the event

March 1st, 2010 (Raffle drawing)
Annual Raffle 2010 drawing was held at YMCA of Boynton Beach. Congratulations to the winners. The lucky winners are:
1. Ticket # 012 – Steve Coughlin
2. Ticket # 721 – Tonu
3. Ticket # 955 – Eric Barkhurst
4. Ticket # 283 – Joe DeCastro
5. Ticket # 772 – Tasmia
6. Ticket # 485 – Julio Balcells
7. Ticket # 624 – Jenny Hart
Please click here to view the pictures of the event.

December 18, 2009 –  Feeding homeless people (200+) at St. Ann’s Place, 2107 N. Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 44407. You may contribute in cash or kind for this event. All your donations will be delivered to St. Ann’s Place on that day.

January 16, 2010 –      5-K Run for Education. A 5K run/walk will be held at Okeeheelee Park located at 7500/7715 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33413. For more information you may click this link for Google look of the park. The event will start at the Micanopy Pavilion which is located at the left side of road after entering the park at western entrance (7715 one). For detail schedule of the event please click on this link.
For Photos please click here. For Results Please click here.

January 31, 2010 –      Memorial Picnic and Blood Drive at Tuskegee pavilion of the Okeeheelee Park located at 7500/7715 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33413. Please come enjoy the picnic and donate your blood for the needy and keep yourself healthy.

March 1st, 2009 (Raffle drawing)
Annual Raffle 2009 drawing was held at YMCA of Boynton Beach. Congratulations to the winners. The lucky winners are:
#1. ticket #1647 - Gyanu
#2. ticket #1386 - Steve Sherman
#3. ticket #1707 - Bill Helfferich
#4. ticket #1657 - Santosh Sthapit
Please click here to view the pictures of the event.

December 19, 2008
Feeding homeless people (200+) at St. Ann's Place, 2107 N. Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 44407. You may contribute in cash or kind for this event. All your donations will be delivered to St. Ann's Place on that day.

December 20, 2008
Blood Drive at the Wellington Community Center parking lot at 12165 Forest Hill Boulevard, Wellington, FL 33414. Please come and donate your blood for the needy and keep yourself healthy.

January 31 , 2009 (Click here for Pictures)
Walk-A-Thon. A 5K run/walk will be held at Okeeheelee Park located at 7500/7715 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33413. Associated programs will be a 'Silent Auction', children's games etc., BBQ lunch, and Foundation official business. The event will start at the Alligator Pavilion located at the first right turn after entering the park at western entrance (7715 one). For registration process and other details of the program on the event day click at http://www.abikattelfoundation.org/ . This is a fund raising event. For Google look of the park please click here.

Feb 3rd, 2007
"Abi Kattel Memorial Trophy". First match between soccer teams of Tampa and Southeast florida. This is a running trophy.

December 19, 2007
Feeding around 200 homeless people at the St Ann's Place at Riviera Beach in Greater West Palm Beach.

December 22, 2007
Blood Drive from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location : Wellington Community Center
12165 Forest Hill Blvd.
Wellington, FL 33414

Those willing to donate blood are requested to contact the link https://www.fbcdonor.org/index.cfm?Sponsor=43352 and follow the instruction to register or call Bijaya or Archana at 561.792.7772 for details.

"Memorial Dinner
Place: Kattel residence at 12197 Sunset Point Circle, Wellington, FL 33414
Please visit and enjoy the vegetarian dinner after the blood donation."

December 29, 2007
Soccer tournaments for Abi Kattel Memorial Running Trophy. " For detalis please visit
http://www.floridachautari.com and follow the 'current events' tab."

"Abi Kattel Memorial Trophy". First match between soccer teams of Tampa and Southeast florida. This is a running trophy.

Dec 26th, 2006
Feeding homeless. Please click here for the photos of that event.

Dec 18th, 2006
Blood Drive. Please click here for the photos of that event.