• 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.
  • Join Our Team Of Volunteers!
    Join Our Team Of Volunteers! The Chris Canty Foundation is always looking for volunteers. Please fill out our volunteer applications to receive updates on upcoming volunteer opportunities in 2016.
  • 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.

It's Time For CCF Reading Buddies!

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Starting in October, 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.

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We Need Your Financial Commitment in 2016.

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

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Join The Charlotte Cleanup For Change

With your help we can make the impact neccessary to make a difference at this year's cleanup for change. We offer a variety of volunteer propjects throughout the day for youth and adults of all ages. Please visit our volunteer page to register for this event.

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Help Us Spread The Word On Social Media

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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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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Get The Latest News On Upcoming Events.

We encourage you to sign up for our newsletter and check back on our website often about exciting upcoming events we are hosting including youth and adult volunteer projects, fundraising events, and details on special events.

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The Chris Canty Foundation needs your financial committment. Every donation counts! Join our team to help a child achieve their dreams.

Become A Buddy Today!


We need your support this holiday season. Please donate a book to a child to support literacy education. We are currently accepting donations for youth grades K-5.



Help us spreading the word about the Chris Canty Foundation CLEANUP FOR CHANGE inititiative. We are hosting cleanups in Charlotte, NC, and New York City this Spring.

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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 16, 2016 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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