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Mr. October Foundation for Kids


Last Updated: 2016-02-02

At A Glance

Mr. October Foundation for Kids

500 Valenzuela Rd.

Carmel, CA United States 93923


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Sports

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $653,247

Total giving: $199,176






Established in 1997 in CA - Founded by Reginald Martinez "Reggie" Jackson, a retired Major League Baseball right fielder who played from 1967 to 1987 for the Oakland A's, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels. Jackson, nicknamed "Mr. October," is a 14-time All-Star, 5-time World Series champion, and 2-time World Series MVP. He was inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to focus in closing the digital divide, primarily through academic channels and after-school programs.

Fields of Interest

  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Family services
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • International development
  • International relations
  • Mental health care
  • University education
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Male adolescents
  • Male children and youth
  • Males

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $653,247 (market value)

Gifts received: $216,869

Expenditures: $318,907

Total giving: $199,176

Qualifying distributions: $298,465