Our Mission & Vision

From left to right: Shannon Jones, Fred Tolbert (seated), De Armond Mathews, John Green, Cameron Morris, Henry Jones (seated), and Travis Swoope. Not pictured: Raullo Eanes and Reyahd Kazmi.

From left to right: Shannon Jones, Fred Tolbert (seated), De Armond Mathews, John Green, Cameron Morris, Henry Jones (seated), and Travis Swoope. Not pictured: Raullo Eanes and Reyahd Kazmi.

It is our mission to make a difference in our communities by supporting the education of young people in Chicago. Investing in the education of our youth will create multiple positive results that will allow the younger generation to:

  1. Become responsible adults who will have a positive impact on society.
  2. Recognize the support that he or she has received while in school and reach back to empower other members of the community.
  3. Help tip the balance of the socioeconomic status of the at-risk communities from poverty to progress and career fulfillment.

It is our vision to support the endeavors of underserved youth and families by assisting and empowering them in the areas of education, quality of life, and professional development. Download our brochure to learn more.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The :20 Second Timeout Foundation is incorporated and recognized in the State of Illinois as a not-for-profit corporation. The organization is tax exempt from Federal Income Tax under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code as of June 11, 2013 (tax exempt letter available upon request). Therefore, any donations/contributions to the Foundation are 100% tax deductible.