About Us

Do It For Kids is a 501(c)3 charitable organization based in Los Angeles, CA.

Its diverse board has backgrounds in professional sports, event production, finance, music, and the arts.
Claire Mara Takamatsu
She’s mixed with Black and Asian and comes from a family of six and is a mother of three.

20FT BEAR STUDIOS, the VP of Athletic Performance Experience (APE.) and Co-CEO ofthe non profit, Do It For Kids Foundation.
Highly skilled and experienced Event Artist with a strong background in Operations, Strategic Partnerships and Marketing. From boutique pop-up stores for Nike campaigns to massive music festivals like Coachella, for the past ten years, Claire's worked closely with top companies creating extraordinary events and activations across the world.
Kasim was born and raised in Los Angeles and takes great pride in his family's diverse multicultural background. In 2005 he graduated from California State University of Northridge with a B.S. in International Business and a Minor in Economics, In 2015 he completed his M.A in Leadership from Woodbury University. During his years at CSUN he co- founded Roots n Culture, an organization dedicated to providing arts programming and youth mentoring services in underserved communities. It was then that he realized one of his callings and passion for community development and working with the youth. From 2005-2009, he served as Director of Education at Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, during which he designed and implemented after school arts programs for schools in North-East Los Angeles.
Kasim is also actively involved with Victor Treament Center where he serves as Member of the Board of Directors and Community Advocacy Committee Chairman & Co-Chair for Optimist Professionals at Optimist Youth and Family Services, both which are Youth based
organizations. Kasim’s passion for traveling has inspired him to share his adventures with the world through another lens. Photography has become his creative outlet where his goal is to facilitate a positive impact within the community through the Arts. Kasim is grateful for his friends and family who have always supportive his vision.
Financial Developement
Jesus Delgado - joined Ciccarelli Advisory Services in February 2018 as part of our Client Services team. As a member of Paul Ciccarelli’s team, he assists in the financial planning and implementation processes, as well as servicing various client needs and requests. Before joining our CAS team, Jesus spent four years working for various financial firms – including Bank of America, Regions Bank and AXA Advisors. Jesus is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Finance at Florida International University and recently enrolled in the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM program through the American College.
Jesus holds his Series 7 and 66 registrations, as well as FL health and life insurance licenses. Jesus was born in Cuba and has lived in the Naples area since he was a young child. Outside of his financial planning work, he is passionate about health and fitness; he enjoys weightlifting, biking, hiking, and cooking. In addition, Jesus appreciates going to the beach, reading, traveling, playing guitar, game nights and snowboarding.
Dominic Blanco is a former professional baseball player turned entrepreneur. In the pursuit of becoming an elite athlete, he poured himself into learning, practicing and applying every inch of
available knowledge.
He Co-Founded APE. and Do It For Kids Foundation with the vision of bringing together a collective of individuals working in concert to bring athletes the most advanced services in the world. APE. consist of trainers, doctors, event curators, producers and sponsors, unified in the pursuit of an unrivaled experience for professional athletes. Dom is also driven to provide children the opportunity and resources to help them realize their athletic potential through Do It For Kids Foundation where our mission is to bring value to youth through music, arts and sports.