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, The National Coalition for Community and Justice (NCCJ), Second Harvest, The American Legion, homeless shelters, and other national and international organizations.
Kat's work was honored with the Rotary Outstanding Service Award and she is listed in Who's Who in the World. 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 is the founder of the charitable initiative Music for Peace International and has donated hundreds of hours of work towards reducing conflict and encouraging understanding and tolerance.