The Jordan Foundation 1st Annual Awards Banquet: “Helping Communities Grow” Salute to Excellence

Gloria Johnson-GoinsThe Jordan Foundation 1st Annual Awards Banquet:  “Helping Communities Grow” Salute to Excellence, which serves to recognize the contributions of of outstanding individuals whose support for the mission and goals of The Jordan Foundation has made a lasting difference in the community.  Honorees: Gloria Johnson-Goins (Home Depot – Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion), Richard Holmes (Georgia Power – Senior Vice President Metro Atlanta Region and Diversity/Corporate Relations) and Paul L. Howard Jr. Esquire – Fulton County District Attorney).  The host for the evening was Dr. Amos Bradford – FAMU School of Business and Industry Professor (Former Acting Dean), and
Dr. Eldrick F. Horton – Principal Tri-Cities High School was the Keynote Speaker; Larry Jordan Chairman, Vanessa Jordan CEO.

Hon. Paul L. Howard Jr. Esq.Richard HolmesThe Jordan Foundation, a 501(c ) 3 organization has been in existence since 2001 and to date has served over 1,300 students by partnering with nine public schools and several community agencies providing a range of programs to youth between the ages of six and 21 in metro Atlanta, Jacksonville, Florida, Oakland, California and LaMarque, Texas.

The foundation continuously strives to accomplish its mission by encouraging, educating, and developing our youth in a cooperative environment that promotes integrity, responsibility and ethics. As the economic climate continues to change, we realize the importance of educating and equipping youth with the necessary information, tools, and insight so as to enable them to be informed participants in society.

The Jordan Foundation

4751 Best Rd. Suite 490
College Park, GA 30337
Tel: 404-559-1733
Fax: 404-559-9676



5 thoughts on “The Jordan Foundation 1st Annual Awards Banquet: “Helping Communities Grow” Salute to Excellence

  1. Hi there, I am Jose Pedro, i am planning on starting my own foundation in Angola (Africa), i would like to get some guidelines on going about opening a successful foundation for the youth and young adults of my country.

    I am a great fan of Micheal Jordan!!!!

    GOD Bless

    Jose Pedro

  2. Hi Guys,

    I’d love to help the haitian people in Miami florida 99% of them are helpless and unable to live a decent life. english is a barrier to them to find a good job. the Dare To care Ministries a 501(c)3 organisation is strugleling to get on its feet to help those haitians, a food bank took place to assist them. and we have a team available to help them find jobs, but we are limited in ressources and material.

    Would you please help me to help this little creed to built a better future.

    thanks in advance for your consideration

    Rev. Philippe Jean-Louis

  3. I live in Jackonville, IL trying to start up a homeless shelter in my town. The closest shelter is 30 miles away. It has been a struggle in getting the funding and the support. I was homeless myself 2 years ago and there was no where for me to go accept a hotel with 5 children and 4 of them were foster children the department did’t even help us at all we stayed in the hotel for 4 long months.I want to give back to my community. This shelter would be for whoever would be in need. Could you please give me some guildlines. I just applied for the Bill Gates foundation Grant. What would it take for my organization to recieve help from your foundation? The name of my shelter is Bread of Life Mission. Please help me keep the families warm this winter and cool this summer.
    Thank you

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