• Learning For Tomorrow
    Learning For Tomorrow The programs and initiatives we implement are structured to EMPOWER YOUTH to grow academically, physically, and socially so they can realize their true potential.
  • Dedicated to enhancing the total development of youth
    Dedicated to enhancing the total development of youth The foundation works with families, schools, and neighborhood programs to provide avenues for youth to develop their talents and gifts.
  • Servant Leadership
    Servant Leadership We encourage youth by engaging them in activities that highlight community service. By integrating the importance of giving back to their communities in our efforts, we motivate youth to become future leaders.
  • Education through Fitness
    Education through Fitness Utilizing the platform of sports to affect positive change in the lives of YOUTH by teaching life skills, encouraging healthy habits, and fitness activities to promote health and well being.

Reading Buddies Kick Off in NC

Photo Credit - Photography By Sue


On Thursday October 8, 2015, The Chris Canty Foundation will host a student/mentor meet and greet at Merry Oaks Elementary in Charlotte, NC. The Chris Canty Foundation Reading Buddies Program is the organization’s literacy initiative that encourages elementary students to build relationships with positive role models in the community & provides books to elementary students grades K-5. The program is designed to increase student achievement in reading, to engage students in learning beyond the classroom and most importantly to increase success in student achievement rates in End of Grade Testing.

Ways You Can Help The Foundation

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Great Volunteer Opportunities For Everyone!

Without your help we cannot make the impact neccessary to make a difference in the lives of youth. We offer a variety of events and programs for youth and adults of all ages. Please visit our events calendar to find out when we offer these opportunities.

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Join Our Team And Invest In Our Youth.

There are many ways to donate to the Chris Canty Foundation. We are asking you to make a monthly contribution to the programs or initiaves of your choice. Every donation counts. Thank you.

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Latest News, Youth & Volunteer Testimonials.

We encourage you to sign up for our newsletter and check back on our website often about exciting news on the foundation, success stories of the youth involved in the foundation, volunteer testimonials and upcoming event information.

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Visit Our Online Store To Make A Contribution

Visit the official store of the Chris Canty Foundation. Get your favorite cause realted t-shirts, clothing, excercise shirts, sweats, hoodies, jackets and novelty shirts.

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The Chris Canty Foundation's Historic West End Cleanup for Change was a tremendous demonstration of how an organization can galvanize a diverse sector of people, community organizations and businesses to make a tangible impact on a community.

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Do you have a smart phone? Text the amount you would like to give to @chriscantyfoundation at 917-789-1212. #DONATE2CCF

Join The Essay Contest.


Zaner-Bloser teamed up with the Chris Canty Foundation to sponsor a new essay contest. The Baltimore & New York City Healthy Living Writing Contest is open to students in Grades 3–5.



Spreading the word about the Chris Canty Foundation is one of the best ways you can help us make an impact. Click on the link above to see how you can help.

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Upcoming Events

  • Participate in the Champions Golf Classic +

    THE CHRIS CANTY FOUNDATION is pleased to invite you to participate in the Champions Golf Classic, which will be held on May 18, 2015 at the prestigious Alpine Country Club in Demarest, New Jersey. Join Chris Canty & Celebrity Guests for a special breakfast, golf, prizes, cocktail hour and more. REGISTER TODAY

  • Sponsor A Child To Attend The 2016 Camp +

    The Chris Canty Camp Foundation is asking for individuals like you to sponsor a camper to attend the Chris Canty Camp of Champions. The Camp is focused on education, fitness, and leadership development for boys and girls ages 8 - 17. Our goal is to have 500 campers sponsored by May 21st. We need your help. CLICK HERE TO  MAKE A DONATION TODAY!

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  • Donna West, New York Volunteer +

    Its a great organization that is dedicated to helping others. Chris himself is very personable and definitely leads by example. The entire staff was pleasant and caring.

  • Colin Maggiolo, New York Volunteer +

    Being a volunteer for the Chris Canty Foundation is an exhilarating and joyous experience, and I'm glad to be part of such a phenomenal program that gives back to the community in such a caring way. Chris, and Joe Canty have inspired me, by their work ethic and dedication to such a great cause. I highly recommend being a part of such a fantastic foundation.
  • Carly Schwartz, Baltimore City Schools +

    This was an amazing experience for the students!!! Thank you so much!!
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