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15 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 5

The Randy Foye Foundation provided school supplies for the students at Dr. E. Alma Flagg School in Newark, NJ as well as bookbags. The 8 students in the Assist for Life Program continue to develop strong character and to be role models to other students. Using examples of the challenges of Randy Foye's life and how he overcame the obstacles of being an orphan and resisting gangs to become a basketball star. and college graduate. Students are trained every week by Christina Vuocolo in timely topics that help students make the right choices in school, at home and with friends. Famous quotes are often used as a springboard for conversation.

Tom S.

Donor

Rating: 5

The Randy Foye Foundation truly fulfills its mission to give back to the community of Newark, NJ. Christina works non-stop with all of the outreach and fundraising activities. Her and Randy always keep the "kids" #1. They have done a great job in such a short time. I am always happy to help them when I can, because I know that they maximize my donation's impact to benefit the community.

Anthony N.

Donor

Rating: 5

I work with Christina at The Randy Foye Foundation each year helping them obtain auction items for their annual gala. It is an honor to work with them and love the great work they are doing to help the Newark community.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

this organization goes WELL above and beyond the expectations one might have for a non-profit still in its infancy. christina is the heart and soul of this organization, clocking far more hours that the job requires. this is clearly her passion, and she is great at it, especially the mentoring she does with the assist for life program children.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

The Randy Foye Foundation (RFF) is extremely committed to providing a positive attitude to the youth of Newark by showing them that there is a better way...Be a positive influence - have goals, have dreams and always, always, BELIEVE..."BELIEVE IN THE IMPOSSIBLE"!!!! I am not only a volunteer, I am also a donor to the RFF. I became involved with the foundation from it's inception. Randy is a wonderful human being, a positive role model to these kids. He is a humble man wanting to give back to his community. He has a dedicated staff, especially Christina Vuocolo who spends qualaity time mentoring these students.

Donor

Rating: 4

RFF began with a clear mission and had an immediate impact on the target group. Randy and his staff, volunteers, and supporters are clearly committed to making a difference in young peoples lives.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I am a school adiministrator who has witnessed 1st hand the generosity extended by the RFF. In this present day climate where funding is almost non-exsistent for extra-curricular activities, the RFF often comes to the rescue and ensures kids are not disappointed. Randy himself visted our school and delivered a powerful personel message to the students. He embodies living proof that anything is possible and is an inspiration to our students. Christina Vuocolo who is the foundationn's V.P. is an extremley conscientious individual who goes to any length to make great things happen for children. The children of Newark are fortunate to be the benefactors of such wonderful people and their organization!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The Randy Foye Foundation serves the youth of Newark, NJ. The foundation is named after former Villanova Basketball player and current NBA player, Randy Foye. Foye grew up on the rough streets of Newark and experienced the harsh realities of the streets first hand. He was orphaned by the age of 6 and was a witness to many things no one should ever have to see in their lifetime. With the help of his teachers and mentors, Foye made it out of the streets and vowed to come back and help someday. He's made it his passion to mentor the youth of his hometown in the hopes that they are able to make better lives for themselves just as he did. When you make a contribution to this organization, you directly see where your donation goes. You can be confident that you're helping children in Newark and that the money is being put to great use. I love Randy's story and love that I'm able to help him help his community.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Randy Foye is an example of true altruism. He is grateful for having been given many opportunities, and is determined to demonstrate his love for the children of the city of Newark, his home towm. He is sincere in his efforts, and is humble and almost uncomfortable to receive recognition and praise. What an amazing role model for these kids!

Volunteer

Rating: 5

The Randy Foye Foundation is an incredible organization with a clear mission. In addition to the financial assistance that they provide to a much-needed area, the leaders of this organization also regularly mentor youth through the Assist for Life program. I truly believe that the mentoring is a life-changing experience for these students as it helps prepare them for the future.