On April 10, the Support Center for Child Advocates hosted its 2019 annual benefit reception and auction, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Crystal Tea Room, 100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia. This year, Child Advocates proudly recognized Malcolm Jenkins with the 2019 Judge Lois G. Forer Child Advocacy Award for his service to youth in underserved communities. Other honorees included, Marita Lind, the Eddie Ohlbaum Distinguished Advocate for Children Award winner and Tayron Halsted, the Andi Broad Distinguished Client Award winner as well as a group of distinguished advocates for children for their devotion to help.
For over 8 years The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation, fueled by your generosity, has donated over $1,000,000 in goods, coached and taught football fundamentals to over 3000 young athletes, and awarded over $115,000 in scholarships to youth in PA, NJ, OH and LA. Working together on the ground in the inner city neighborhoods, we have supplied over 6,500 families with essential resources and products, and have opened new doorways to education through our Summer S.T.E.A.M. program in partnership with Drexel University. But, our work is not yet done.The thousands of youth and families who benefit from our altruistic supporters have continuously inspired our efforts, ushering forth a path for future goals. Goals that include you!As The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation prepares for our 5th Annual Blitz, Bowties and Bourbon Fundraiser, this question remains; How do we do more? The answer is: with your help! With your influence, your financial support, and with your kindness we can continue to change lives, set bigger goals and close the gaps caused by limited resources and lack of opportunities.
On September 10, 2018, The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation cordially invites you to an exclusive night inspired by philanthropy, style and sophistication. As our VIP guest you will be treated to an evening that celebrates your humanity through elegance. The Blitz Bowties and Bourbon private VIP access provides guests with a custom insider’s tour of the Linc and a meet and greet with Eagles players from past and present.We are so thankful, because as a result of your contributions to The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation, Malcolm is able to continue his work off the field and on the ground. As you have so generously poured into the youth participants of our programs, we have followed your lead by creating an event deserving of your donations. Complete with delectable bites from Philadelphia’s top chefs, and an endless stream of top shelf cocktails, this evening will be momentous for all guests in attendance. In addition to enjoying a wonderful night at this event, our special VIP guests will not leave empty handed. As a token of our appreciation, VIPs will also receive their very own personal photo with the Vince Lombardi trophy and an authentic Eagles Signature Logo Football autographed by Malcolm and a few of his Super Bowl winning teammates to commemorate this wonderful evening.So how do you secure the success of The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation throughout 2019 and Your VIP ticket to this exclusive event? We have made it simple, One Mission, One Donation, One Linc.
The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation (TMJF) 5th Annual Blitz, Bow-Ties & Bourbon Fundraiser will be helping to kick-off the Eagles’ season in style by hosting its exclusive event on Monday, September 10 at the Lincoln Financial Field West VIP Club. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the foundation’s youth development programs and initiatives in underserved communities, including Young Dragons -Summer STEAM, a six-week long summer program at Drexel University, dedicated to educating Philadelphia elementary and middle school students living in the 'Promise Zone', in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Athletics and Mathematics.
The highly anticipated event is hosted by two-time Super Bowl Champion and Philadelphia Eagles Pro-Bowl Safety Malcolm Jenkins, along with a few of his Eagles teammates, and will include Philadelphia’s most influential business leaders and celebrities. The stylish evening includes notable chef tasting, craft bourbon cocktails, soulful sounds, and exclusive live and silent auctions. VIP ticketholders will gain early access for a custom tour of the Linc, along with an autographed SB LII Philadelphia Eagles Logo Football, personally signed by two-time Super Bowl Champion Malcolm Jenkins and teammates in attendance.
Limited tickets and sponsorship packages are available for this exclusive event. This exciting night of charitable giving and entertainment will begin at 5:30 p.m. for VIP ticketholders, and 7 p.m. for general admission.
- 5:00 PM - Doors Open for Homeless Guest
- 5:30 PM - Pre-Game Lunch
- 6:30 PM - Super Bowl Kick Off
- Half-Time - A Full Course BBQ Chicken Dinner. 10:00 PM or End of Super Bowl - Homeless Guest Depart
On Oct. 1, 2016, Malcolm Jenkins, NFL Pro Bowl Safety for the Philadelphia Eagles, Super Bowl Champion, and former All-American Ohio State Buckeye, returned to his alma mater for homecoming and to watch the Buckeyes take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. During the first half of the football game, Jenkins participated in an on-field check presentation to The Ohio State University Athletic Department in the amount of $250,000.00, to support a new innovative life skills curriculum for current and former Ohio State student athletes.In 2015, Jenkins collaborated with Anomaly Sports Group President, Luke Fedlam, and Ohio State Athletics Director of Development, Raymont Harris, to develop the player transition program, entitled The Complete Athlete Program (CAP). The CAP program launched in May 2016 with a two-day seminar for approximately 20 current and former student athletes to help equip them with the essential knowledge and resources needed to successfully transition from their collegiate playing career. CAP participants were welcomed by Ohio State University Athletic Director, Gene Smith and participated in workshops held at Gerlach Hall on the Business School campus and at the Woody Hayes Athletic Complex. Jenkins committed to provide a significant financial contribution, as well as, participate in the launch of CAP.The CAP seminars included a wide array of industry leaders serving as guest speakers on topics that many athletes struggle with during their career transition:
- Personal Financial Management: Lawrence Funderburke, FunderMax Fitness
- Lifestyle Management: Ryan Broyles, NFL Free Agent
- Family Relationships: Stephen Rhodes, Signify Wealth
- Understanding the Importance of Credit: Dennis Maag / Brian Stablein, JP Morgan Chase
- Networking 101: Bethny Brown, Vice President Human Resources at Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
- Career Planning: Eddie George, Former NFL Player, Actor, Sports Analyst, and Professor