During the COVID-19 pandemic, Newark, NJ, the city we call home was hit hard. Our organization mobilized quickly to redeploy resources which would have immediate impact in our community.
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Continuing the Devils Philanthropic legacy, the Devils Youth Foundation will provide support and funding for initiatives that promote and expand music and entertainment for youth in schools throughout New Jersey. Previous philanthropic partners have included programs such as Jazz House Kids, Save the Music J Dilla Music Technology Grant and many more.
Nearly 40% of children in the United States live in low-income families with incomes at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. Youth empowerment programs improve social skills, increase academic achievement and bolster self-esteem. Devils Youth Foundation will collaborate with various organizations to empower youth where they have a better chance to fulfill their dreams because they have access to opportunities, skills, and resources they need to reach their full potential.
Sports and athletics are a powerful tool in efforts to improve physical health for our youth. The Devils Youth Foundation will provide funding and opportunities for exercise, youth sports and wellness initiatives in the community. Previous philanthropic collaborations have included groups like Activity Works, Hockey in New Jersey and Hockey Fights Cancer.