Sedreck Fields Foundation

Rating: 5 stars   55 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth, Human Services, Sports

Location: 3393 Peachtree Rd NE BuckHead Atlanta GA 30326 USA

Mission: In the near future, I plan to purchase a new facility, from my entire book earning from the sedreck fields foundation & scholarship fund. We are an organization that is helping support a healthier generation of kids thru sports. Sedreck Fields Foundation helps boys & girls in all 145 sports. Our center in the community also, provides fun and affordable sports and fitness programs. Playing sports helps control weight, builds lean muscle, reduces fat, promotes strong bone, muscle and joint development, and decreases the risk of obesity. When children participate in some type of exercise, like individual or team sports. They are less likely to begin using illegal drugs, Less likely to begin using alcohol, less likely to skip school, Less likely to become teenage pregnancy.
Results: We have help low income women with children get on thier feet. 40% are now in our working mothers program which comes with exta incentive each month. We are now helping more youth athletes with opportunity for jr olympics games. College athetes with funding for books not included in their scholarship plus help with box school supplies and snacks. We also help with christams toys thru toys for tots.
Target demographics: women with children,youth athletes ages 4-18 years old, college athletes ages 18-24 years old, working mothers special program help with gas cards,clothing and food voucher for mother and her kids, contest each month for working mothers give away free spas, gift baskets,gift certificate,ect..
Direct beneficiaries per year: single family house hold
Geographic areas served: Global
Programs: 1.Every Time I breathe - For every child who mother or father has passed away, we send each child and inspirational card from the heart. 2.Get-Well wishes - We mail out hundreds of get-well cards to critical ill children at all the Ronald Mc Donald House Charities. 3. My Homeless Child - We make birthday cards and birthday cakes to all the homeless children in a shelter on their birthdays. 4. A Mothers Tears - We send hundreds of encourage poems and purple ribbons to mothers all around the world who has lost a son or daughter due to death or illness, military war. https://www.facebook.com/SedreckFieldsFoundation
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Rating: 5 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

I knew this organization has a scholarship fund for college athletes. I request help for books for my last semester in school.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I receive two boxes in the mail, ups truck drop off two boxes from this organizatio. I open the 1st box school supplies, 2nd box snacks and goodies plus a money order for books for school.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

none

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

sedreck fields foundation really wants to help people, and our youth succeed. They have services and programs to help women and childen end poverty.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

wow, they where so helpful

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

They would help this entire nation get on its feet.

Ways to make it better...

If i had volunteer the next day.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

building and funding

One thing I'd also say is that...

Those two boxes of school supplies,food,money for books lasted me the entire semester in school.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-3-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

I called this organization late on night to leave a voice message for help. In about 2 hours later the owner Dionne Fields called and ask for my home address.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

The next day, when i open my door. My steps was loaded with boxes of food, new clothes, new shoes for both of my kids.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

n/a

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

They was so over joy to help me and my kids get on our feet.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

They where all very kind and helpful

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

They would help 20 million women and children.

Ways to make it better...

I had more time to spend with the founder.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

they need a building and transportation asap!

One thing I'd also say is that...

This is the most down to earth organization in the world. They really enjoy helping people from the heart.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008-7-01

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