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The Jayson Tatum Foundation (the “Foundation”) was created in 2017 by Jayson before he even stepped onto any NBA court.  Positively impacting families and inspiring our next generation to achieve their personal goals for the benefit of their families, peers, communities, and generation are goals of the Foundation, which the Foundation has been leading efforts to achieve since its inception.  The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.  

June/July – 2019 New Backpack and New School Supply Drive
November 2020

Through the Foundation’s annual “New Backpack and New School Supplies Collection”, in July 2019, we were able to provide over 120 new backpacks filled with new school supplies to the children and youth who attended the summer camps run by the Wohl Recreation Center.  Jordan Brand donated backpacks, volunteers collected and assembled the backpacks and […]

June 2019 – Refurbishment of the Basketball Court at the Wohl Recreation Center
November 2020

“Making a difference on the court that made a difference in me!”  Jayson, throughhis Foundation, with the help of the National Basketball Players Association Foundation, refurbished the basketball court at the Wohl Recreation Center in the City of St. Louis in June 2019.  Jayson grew up playing basketball at the Wohl Recreation Center, one of […]

December 2018 – Rehab of the Common Space at the Annie Malone Children and Family Services in St. Louis
November 2020

The Foundation rehabbed the common space (recreation room) at the Annie Malone Children and Family Services for the children who live at the residential facility.  The common space was completely transformed from a tv room to a space that also included areas for electronic games, reading, board games, and arts & crafts.  The children were […]