Kemesha Salmon is a proud wife, mother to two amazing children, and the owner of TP Toys, located in New Rochelle, NY. TP Toys is a specialty toy store focused on providing a wide selection of educational toys, including toys geared towards children with special needs. The store is named after Kemesha's children, Tristan and Peyton.
Celebrated by those around her for her selflessness and generosity, Kemesha is a staunch advocate and supporter of raising awareness and fundraising for countless organizations. Children hold a special place in Kemesha's heart, and her first efforts to make the world a better place were for the American Childhood Cancer Organization. When her own son was diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis in 2017, her work expanded, and she spearheaded a significant fundraiser for the Juvenile Arthritis Foundation.
Kemesha finds inspiration in those around her, and is the first to answer the call of those in need. She mobilizes the community she has built through her store to bring good to the world. She promotes community involvement, challenges others to become more involved in their community, and engages younger generations in the importance of giving back and helping others.
Reputable and exceptionally active in her community, Kemesha has been recognized by numerous organizations, including:
The Woman Of Excellence Philanthropy Award from the New Rochelle Chamber Of Commerce.
Business Community Champion Award from The New Rochelle Council Of Community Services
Martin Luther King Jacquetta Cole Community Service Award
40 Under 40 Rising Star Award from the Business Council of Westchester
New York State Senate Empire Award for outstanding contributions and dedication to the growth, prosperity and betterment of the people of Westchester and New York State.
Woman Trailblazer Award
Kemesha also sits on the following governance boards:
Westchester Council Consumer Advisory Board, appointed by Westchester County Executive George Latimer
Westchester WestCOP Board of Directors, appointed by New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson