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Mr. October Foundation for Kids

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Last profile update: 02/02/2016
Last grant data update: 04/09/2016

At A Glance

Mr. October Foundation for Kids

500 Valenzuela Rd.

Carmel, CA United States 93923

URL: mroctober.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Sports

EIN

770452428

BRIDGE Number

1016249315

Background

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.