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Super Bowl Party For The Homeless

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On Sunday Feb.4, 2018 at 5:00 PM, Chosen 300 Ministries, Inc. hosted its Annual Super Bowl Party For The Homeless. While Malcolm Jenkins was tackling the Patriots on the field he was defending the needs of others by making sure they had a enjoyable experience at the Chosen 300 Super Bowl Party.  This year Chosen 300's Annual Super Bowl Party was sponsored solely by The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation.  
 
The day started with a Sunday Morning Worship at 10:00 AM and all who attended received a wrist band to re-enter for the party at 5PM.  
 
Event Schedule: 
  • 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
Executive Director Brian Jenkins (no relation) states "many of us have the opportunity to gather together with friends to watch the game, but for those who live in the streets and shelters, they do not share this same pleasure. Chosen 300 uses this day as an avenue to provide hope and help to those in need." 
 
Chosen 300 Ministries is a inter-denominational ministry that is well known for its work in Center City Philadelphia, West Philadelphia & Pottstown; distributing more than 150,000 meals a year to the homeless of our region.   The organization also provides hunger relief in Guyana, Jamaica, India, Nigeria, Liberia, Uganda & South Africa.  For more Information on Chosen 300 log on to www.chosen300.org 

# Giving Tuesday - Help Us Put Food On The Tables

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AS most of us are penning our wish lists and trimming the tree, there are thousands of families struggling just to put food on the table. A nourishing meal with family and friends is a holiday tradition that makes the season special. At The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation, we are committed to making the season brighter for families who might not otherwise be able to share a holiday meal.On Tuesday, November 29th, The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation will kick off its annual holiday campaign by participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving.Since 2011, partnering with 27 local church and social service organizations (reflective of the jersey number I wear on the field), the Foundation’s Holiday Dinner Basket Surprise has helped put food on the tables of hundreds of families. With your help, we will raise funds to continue to spread the spirit of giving through our Holiday Dinner Basket Surprise, providing turkeys and all the trimmings to 275 families in the Big Easy and City of Brotherly Love!Here are a few simple ways you can help us make a big impact:Make a donation on #GivingTuesday.Join us as a volunteer for the Holiday Dinner Basket Surprise events.Help us get the word out on social media using @TheMJFoundation and the hashtag #GivingTuesday.Take photos demonstrating why you love our organization and post on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.Do something kind for another person.Your generosity and #GivingTuesday donation, will help us build our baskets and keep holiday traditions alive for 275 families in need. We need your help to ensure our neighbors don’t go hungry this holiday season. Please support.With gratitude,Malcolm Jenkins, Chairman and Founder

The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation, Omega Psi Phi, and Feed the Children Help 800 Families at Philly’s “Get Ready Fest™”

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On Friday, July 11 The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation partnered with Feed the Children and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. to host the “GET READY FEST” at Deliverance Evangelistic Church.  Together, they established this community outreach event to support families by providing food, personal care products, clothing, fun, as well as wellness resources to 800 Philadelphia-area families.
 

It was a sea of purple as dozens of brothers of Omega Psi Phi from all over the country assisted nearly 3000 people with their bags, boxes, and shopping carts through the various stations and to their vehicles.  Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is the first international fraternal organization to be founded on the campus of a historically black college.  “As a longtime supporter of Feed the Children, we’ll have hundreds of volunteers at this important event,” said Dr. Andrew Ray, Grand Basileus, Omega Psi Phi.  “It is part of our ongoing commitment to make a long-term impact on our community,” he added. The founding principles of Omega Psi Phi fraternity are manhood, perseverance, uplift and scholarship.

New Jersey native, Malcolm Jenkins, NFL Free Safety for the Philadelphia Eagles and 1st round draft pick of the XLIV Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints(2009), is also a member of the purple and gold brotherhood which is hosting their 79th annual week-long Conclave in Philadelphia this week.  Malcolm founded the The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation (TMJF) in 2010 with a commitment to youth development initiatives and programs which emphasize mentorship, character development, leadership, education, life skills, health and recreation.  “The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation is proud to team up and partner for this important event, our first in the Philadelphia area” said Malcolm.  “Our work with Feed the Children and ‘GET READY FEST’ aligns with our mission to achieve positive change in the lives of youth, particularly those in under-served communities by providing resources, innovative opportunities and experiences that will help them succeed in life and become contributing members of their community.”Feed the Children’s fleet of over (Photo credit: Desiree Riley)40 semi-trucks carried meals and necessities all across the country as  part of the organization’s “renewed vision”  to create a world were no child goes to bed hungry.  This was one of the first events which showcased their new logo, and all benefiting families were pre-identified by Feed the Children’s nonprofit partner in the Nicetown section of Philadelphia.  Children were provided coats, shoes, and school uniforms donated by Soles 4 Souls and Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteers were on-site to connect families with mentors.  “I remember what it’s like to be a kid, filled with wonderment, curiosity, and just wanting to play,” said CEO of Feed the Children, Kevin Hagan.  “Every child deserves that, and that’s what we’re setting out to achieve today with our important partners. We’re helping kids be kids.”