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©2019- 53 Families Foundation, Inc. - All Rights Reserved. 

 

53 Families Foundation, Inc. (“53 Families”) is a Maryland nonprofit corporation operating through a fiscal sponsorship with Players’ Philanthropy Fund, Inc. (Federal Tax ID: 27-6601178), a Maryland not-for-profit public benefit corporation with federal tax-exempt status from the IRS under Section 501(c)(3). Contributions to 53 Families are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

In Our Community

 
  • 53 Families Thanksgiving Dinner – First organized in 2010, the foundation’s marquis give back includes a catered Thanksgiving meal hosted by Jameel and NFL athletes.  The families are treated to a night of fun including children’s entertainment, music, gifts and are provided a full take home Thanksgiving Meal including a turkey and all the trimmings.  
  • Football and Fitness Clinic – Thousands of youth have taken part in clinics hosted by Jameel and NFL athletes to learn the importance of physical activity and character.  At the clinic, there are 5 Character Awards given to participants for their positive character and role modeling to their peers.
  • Holiday Gift Drive - The foundation provides gifts for at risk children and families in need for the Holiday season.
  • Back to School Drive - Annually, youth shop with Jameel and NFL athletes for new athletic shoes, book bags and supplies.  Children learn the lesson of being prepared and focused on success for the upcoming school year.