A passionate humanitarian and educator, Katherine's most cherished experience was as music mentor to inner city kids in Compton and other Los Angeles inner city neighborhoods. "The smiles on the faces of those kids are forever etched upon my heart."
She has also supported: The Salvation Army, Save the Children, Doctors Without Borders, International Campaign for Tibet, ASPCA, The Rotary Club, The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, Many Voices, One Community, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Daughters of the American Revolution, American Bible Society, American Diabetes Foundation, The Women’s Club, The Civic Club, The National Federation of Music Clubs, Food for Life Network, The Los Angeles Animal Shelter, United Nations, International Coalition of Christians and Jews, United Negro College Fund, Second Harvest, The American Legion, homeless shelters, churches and many other organizations.
Kat's work was honored with the Rotary Outstanding Service Award. She’s also listed in Who's Who in the World and was one of the youngest recipients in 2019 of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. She organized and sponsored six benefit concerts in Miami and Los Angeles supporting music education and ethnic unity and was recognized by the Mayor of Miami-Dade County for her contributions. Most importantly she has donated countless hours of unpaid work towards reducing conflict and encouraging understanding and tolerance.