Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation Offers Scholarships to Chicago Families Affected by Homicide

Press Release ( - CHICAGO - Feb 19, 2019 - When tragedy strikes, positive action can relieve grief. The Doyle family launched the Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation (SAD) in honor of their mother, a victim of homicide. This year marks the 25th anniversary of her death. To date, 150 children have attended Camp Sheilah, the foundation’s free, annual bereavement camp, and over 50 scholarships have been given to college students who have lost a parent or sibling to homicide. The organization raises $50,000 each year.

“We teach kids how to turn tragedy to triumph by giving them coping skills, camps and scholarships,” said Executive Director Kevin Doyle.

The Cheers for Change Dinner marks the 10th anniversary of the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The event honors donors and volunteers with Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation Humanitarian Awards and the Camp Sheilah Award Scholarships. The event will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Odyssey Country Club, 19110 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park, Illinois. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. and includes dinner, open bar, live entertainment and silent and live auctions.

Kevin Doyle is available for interviews and appearances from now until the event day. Contact him at 708-829-7444 or to book him for interviews. For information, visit

Media Contact: Kevin Doyle
Phone: 708-829-7444

Source : Sheilah Doyle Foundation

CATEGORIES : Education Family


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