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 provides support and funding for initiatives that promote and expand music and arts education to youth in schools and afterschool programs throughout New Jersey. Philanthropic partners include programs such as Newark Boys Chorus School, Arts Ed Newark, Jazz House Kids, Save the Music, Record High 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 collaborates with various organizations to empower youth to make positive choices with access to opportunities, skills, and resources they need to reach their full potential.
Sports change lives and are a powerful tool in efforts to improve physical and mental health for our youth. The Devils Youth Foundation provides funding and opportunities for exercise, youth sports and wellness initiatives in our communities. Philanthropic collaborations have included groups like Hockey in New Jersey, Challenged Athletes Foundation, Special Olympics of New Jersey, USA Hockey, the Boys and Girls Club of Newark and other.