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Legends United and SKF Partner

We are thrilled to announce that the Sean Karl Foundation has partnered with Legends United! Legends United is a foundation inspired by the passing of a young tennis player, Casper Fernandez, from Ewing Sarcoma in 2017. Legends United sells authentic autographed... read more

Mike completes #25 of 50 marathons – June 9, 2018

Wow! This is Marathon Mike….I would have never thought when I started this journey 27 months ago that I would have just finished my 25th marathon…goodbye Utah and thank you Eric Klotz for cheering me on this weekend! It is amazing the strength and... read more

2018 Junior Qualifier and Pride of Tennessee Event

June 1 and 2, the Sean Karl Foundation hosted the 2nd Pride of Tennessee event in conjunction with the 2018 Tennessee State Junior Qualifying Tennis Tournament. We are proud to announce that we were able to raise $9,500 this year for Ewing Sarcoma research! Our events... read more

Swing for Sean – Golf Tournament 2018

On Monday, April 16, we hosted the first annual Swing For Sean Golf Tournament in Brentwood, TN, and what an unbelievable success our first golf outing was! We had 136 golfers come out and brave the chilly temperatures to help us raise money for Ewing Sarcoma... read more

Juggle4Life Recap

For the month of November, our goal was to spread awareness about the need for more Pediatric Cancer Research, challenging the only 4% that goes towards funding Pediatric Cancer Research. We made a challenge using Juggle4Life videos and we think our goal in spreading... read more

Songs for Sean Songwriter Night Recap

Thanks for everyone’s support on November 15th!  We made $26,000 for Ewings Sarcoma research at this incredibly fun, unique event.  Thanks to Tim Nichols, Gordon Kennedy and Brady Seals for making this a one-of-a-kind event.  Hope to see you all next year in the... read more

We’ve won a spot on the 2017 Top-Rated List!

We have been honored with one of the first Top-Rated Awards of 2017 from GreatNonprofits!  Sean Karl Foundation will be featured on the GreatNonprofits’ site, their 2017 Top-Rated List, and distributed to media and corporate foundations. The official 2017... read more

CVAC Rally For The Cure, Chagrin Falls, Ohio

A big shout-out and huge THANK YOU to Chagrin Valley Athletic Club (CVAC) Rally For The Cure!  “Team CVAC” is selflessly serving others through this amazing event and this year they raised $8,000 for the Sean Karl Foundation, whoop whoop!   The energy was high, the... read more

Sean Karl Fall Junior Championships

A BIG SHOUT OUT and THANKS goes to Andy Veal and all participants of this annual tennis tournament in Nashville, Tennessee.  The competition was fierce, the fun was high and the orange was everywhere.  $1,000 was donated to SKF from this excellent event.  THANKS to... read more

Pride of Tennessee

On June 1-3, 2017, the Sean Karl Foundation held a weekend filled with events in conjunction with the USTA 18’s/16’s Tennessee State Junior Qualifying Tennis Tournament in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Our inspiration for this event came from the combination of two things... read more

L’il Smokes Tennis Clinic at Goodfriend Tennis Center

Sean Karl Foundation and Tennessee Tennis had a great time at Goodfriend Tennis Center on 4/1/17 and 4/9/17 offering a free tennis clinic to over 70 kids. The event concluded with yummy pizza…and cheering on the Women and Men’s Team to a victory.  Go... read more

#RunWithMike – Knoxville Marathon

The results are in! Eighty runners sweated, laughed, grinded and high-fived each other through the 5K, half, relays and marathon…and made $10,000 for Ewing Sarcoma research. Whoop whoop! We had a blast running together and cheering each other on to fight this disease... read more

Ryan, LLC – A Casual Day

Ryan, LLC, an incredible Nashville tax advisory and consulting service company, had their own event to benefit SKF: RyanShares – A Casual Day in Support of the Sean Karl Foundation. These thoughtful employees made a donation to SKF in exchange for a casual day!... read more

Partnering with Amazon Smile

The Sean Karl Foundation is happy to announce that we are now recognized as part of the Amazon Smile program. Please click the icon below to sign up and then select the “Sean Karl Foundation” to support. When making Amazon purchases through Amazon Smile,... read more

Beth Surpasses her Goal on Year 50!!

Beth Sedberry of Brentwood Tennessee recently celebrated her 50th birthday in style! Beth wanted to run 20 miles on her birthday while raising money for the Sean Karl Foundation. As we knew she would, Beth passed her goal of 20 miles and reached the 22 mile marker... read more

Ravenwood Holds Dedication

Ravenwood High School in Brentwood Tennessee, dedicated a tennis court to Sean Karl and afterwards, held a tennis clinic for children of all ages. At the clinic, donations were made to the Sean Karl Foundation that totaled... read more