About the McKie Foundation

Yannik McKie, Executive Director of the McKie Foundation, Non-Profit 501c3

Overcoming adversity and turning obstacles into stepping stones is the expertise of author, speaker, and philanthropist, Yannik McKie.

At age 11 Yannik suffered the heartbreak of his parents’ divorce and learned that both Mom and Dad were HIV positive. By the age of 15 Yannik lost both of his parents to the deadly AIDS disease. Overcoming such adversity has helped Yannik earn his reputation as an expert on how to overcome life’s toughest challenges. Yannik’s amazing life story has been featured on numerous media outlets including ESPN, The Huffington Post, The New York Daily News, Good Day Atlanta, and many more.

The McKie Foundation is a non-profit corporation, led by Yannik McKie, who is committed to helping families in our communities turn their tragedies into triumphs.

A portion of all proceeds generated by the Yannik McKie Corporation go to supporting at-risk youth through the McKie Foundation. The McKie Foundation is a nonprofit c501 (c)(3) corporation committed to helping at-risk youth overcome their problems and achieve their purpose!


To provide philanthropic programs that will help youth make a positive and permanent change in their life.


To help millions of youth achieve their highest potential.


To Sacrifice: We will be committed to helping others even if it means being uncomfortable for a moment.

To Be Honest: We will be good stewards over the donations we are given.

To Have Fun: We will have a good time as we positively impact the world.

Donate today!

We know you share our interest and dream of creating a higher standard of living for our community and its citizens. The McKie Foundation operates, solely, as funded by the generous support of tax deductible gifts from partners and friends. You can help us to change a life today by your financial support.

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