Kathy Lasseter, Founder

Kathy Lasseter is the founder and motivating force of I Believe Foundation which assists with the needs of children who are not provided for by existing agencies.  I Believe provides clothing, summer camp participations  and provides for other needs of daily living as well as making Christmas dreams come true and more.

Kathy is also a volunteer with the Guardian ad Litem Program and has been with that organization for the past fifteen years, representing what is in the best interest of over 300 children who have been adjudicated thru the court system. She received the Guardian of the Year award in 1998.   She is also a member of the Executive Board of Voices for the Florida Keys Children and Vice President of Ways and Means.  Kathy has been active in Voices for the last five years serving on the luncheon and fashion show committee and as corresponding secretary.

In 2006 Kathy received the President’s Call to Service Award “in recognition and appreciation of her commitment to strengthening our Nation and making a difference through volunteer service.”

Kathy graduated summa cum laude from Barry University and has authored three books: Tidbits on Life, Calcutta and Prayer catcher. Kathy donated an acre of land to Voices to develop their foster care homes. She supports and organizes many charitable events: One of many is the Annual Angel Bear Event which raises funds to provide Teddy Bears to every child transported in an ambulance in this community.  She is listed in Who’s Who in America.

Kathy has been selected to receive the “Unsung Hero Award,” by the Community Foundation of the Florida Keys at their annual luncheon in January 2012.  Kathy and her physician husband Ken have been Keys residents since 1982.