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OUR VISION • OUR MISSION • OUR IMPACT

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OUR VISION

Our vision is to transform African American communities, one child at a time.

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OUR MISSION

Our mission is to address issues affecting African American children and families, by investing in programs and services that create a strong foundation for children to thrive long-term.

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OUR IMPACT

We invest in services, programs and organizations that focus on impacting the underlying issues affecting African American children and families.

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Our Philanthropic Focus Areas

African American Families

Education

Health and Wellness

There’s a real need in African American communities for a concentrated focus on root cause issues affecting long-term outcomes for African American children.

We are committed to supporting services, programs and organizations that address underlying causes of social problems affecting African American communities, families and ultimately children.

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WHY IT MATTERS

Here are some of the statistics that caused us to act with a sense of urgency:

African American Families
Education
Health and Wellness

SUCCESS STORIES

It is fun making food from the garden.

SEEDSNC
Durham, NC

Look at me.  I am more than what you see. Destiny is mine! If it is to be, it’s up to me.

St. Philips Early Childhood Education Program Creed
Dallas, TX

I think the mom is overwhelmed and just needs a break sometime.  This program gives her kids extra help in homework and a little peace of mind.

Parents as Tutors providing academic support and cultural exposure
St. Louis, MO

Providing new experiences and lots of joy for children and families including live entertainment, dancing and breakfast with Santa.

Breakfast with Santa
Charlotte, NC

Speaking for Success provided an opportunity for children in grades pre-school through 12th to improve their leadership skills through communications.

Speaking Up For Success
Bloomington, Illinois

The Jack and Jill of America chapter provided all of the supplies needed for the lessons/experiments.

Science and Technology Fair
Missouri City, Missouri

NEWS & EVENTS

2017-2018 Programming Focus

Rebuild America- A partnership with Habitat for Humanity to build homes for families. Loose Change- teaching the value of philanthropy to our children. Teen Community Service Project- funding community service projects across the country. Jack and Jill Scholars- a partnership with UNCF to award…

Foundation supports the Children’s Defense Fund

Jack and Jill Foundation matches a $5,000 contribution from Southern Co., Inc. in Memphis, TN to support the Children’s Defense Fund Southern Regional Office. 100 children from across a 77 county region encompassing the Black Belt of Alabama, Georgia and…

Jack and Jill of America Foundation has a New Philosophy and New Focus Areas

Jack and Jill of America Foundation funds over $450,000 in grant for this year!

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