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Citrus County Circle of Friends, Inc.


Last profile update: 02/02/2016
Last grant data update: 10/02/2017

At A Glance

Citrus County Circle of Friends, Inc.

(formerly Mike Hampton Pitching in Foundation)

P.O. Box 1168

Lecanto, FL United States 34460-1168

Telephone: (352) 302-8177

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Sports




Established in 2001 in TX - Founded by Michael and Kautia Hampton. Michael "Mike" Hampton is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher who played for the Houston Astros, Seattle Mariners, New York Mets, Atlanta Braves, Colorado Rockies and the Arizona Diamondbacks during his career. Hampton was named the MVP of the 2000 National League Championship Series and is a two time all-star.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation supports nonprofit organizations that help disadvantaged children in the areas of health, education, and human services. Scholarships also to full-time high school students who are residents of Citrus County, FL.