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The Martin Foundation is the charitable arm of the law firm of Attorney Warren Martin, Jr.  Our family foundation serves as the primary means of philanthropy and community support provided by the law firm.  We strive to develop corporate and community partnerships that are focused on supporting the youth and families. 

Together...

We can make a difference.

 
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MISSION

Our mission is to uplift and empower the youth and families to improve their lives.  We believe that strong families are essential to building great communities.  We also work to make our community better for families by supporting social justice initiatives.

 

GOALS

  • To support programs that serve the youth

  • To engage in community outreach to help families

  • To promote social justice initiatives and organizations

 
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HISTORY

The Martin Foundation was officially established as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, charitable organization in 2018.  This family foundation was created out of our genuine desire to make a positive and meaningful difference in our community.  Our core values are faith, family, and service.  These principles guide our mission to uplift and empower the youth and families.

 
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Warren & Ericka

Martin Foundation

 

Circle of Giving

Fundraising Campaign

JOIN OUR EFFORTS

TODAY!

DONATE ONLINE HERE

Our Circle of Giving is composed of our outstanding sponsors, donors, and volunteers.  We are actively engaged in community outreach to improve the quality of life of families in our community.  We would like for you to consider making a contribution to our foundation to help support our Signature Programs designed to uplift and empower the youth and families in our community. ​

TOGETHER...

WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

 

COMMUNITY

SERVICE

We are committed to providing outstanding support to our community.  We are significantly involved in community service activities throughout the year.  We sponsor, host, and participate in service projects and events that are focused on youth development, family services, and social justice.

 
 
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"Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify the father which is in heaven."

Matthew 5: 16

 
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LEADERSHIP

 

CO-FOUNDERS

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Warren Martin, Jr.

Esq.

Co-Founder

President

Attorney Warren Martin, Jr. has been recognized both locally and nationally for his outstanding achievements in the legal field and noteworthy community service.  He graduated from Jackson State University with honors receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.  He later earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law.  As a practicing attorney, he currently holds membership with the Mississippi Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Bar Association.  He also serves as a Deacon at Greater Mt. Calvary M.B. Church.  He is married to Dr. Ericka Martin and they have two beautiful children.

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Ericka Martin

Ph.D.

Co-Founder

Vice President

Dr. Ericka Martin is a distinguished educator and philanthropist.  She graduated from Jackson State University with honors receiving both the Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in English.  She later earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Administration from Jackson State University.  As an accomplished educator, she has taught on both the high school and college levels.  She is a member of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and has volunteered with Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi.  She also serves as a Deaconess at Greater Mt. Calvary M.B. Church.  She is married to Attorney Warren Martin, Jr. and they have two beautiful children.

 

BOARD

OF

DIRECTORS

Warren Martin, Jr., Esq.

President


Ericka Martin, Ph.D.

Vice President


Gwendolyn Dooley, Ph.D.

Secretary


Janice Taylor Ellis

Member-at-Large


Monica Northington, M.D.

Member-at-Large


Chetonya Perkins

Member-at-Large

 

ADVISORY BOARD

Tangelia Kelly, Ph.D., Co-Chair
Tonya Ware, Co-Chair
Tabatha Kenney, Secretary
Katrina Myricks, Asst. Secretary
Daphne Chamberlain, Ph.D.
Meshonya W. Coleman, Ph.D.
Andrea Dilworth, Ph.D.
Jasmine Hollinger, M.D.
F. Janelle Jefferson, Ph.D.
Colibri Jenkins, M.D.
Tamica Smith Jeuitt
LaTonya R. Kanonu, Ph.D.
Micca Knox, Ed.D.
Dawn Bishop McLin, Ph.D.
Jacqueline Lovett O'Quinn
Allison Thomas Rhodes
Linda Smith
Zakiya Summers
Jennifer Young Wallace, Ph.D.
Dionne Jones Woody

 
Volunteers

COMMUNUITY

PARTNERS

 

We are proud to collaborate with our dedicated community partners to offer programs and initiatives that are designed to support the youth and families.

SIGNATURE

PROGRAMS

 
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WE Care

Community

Outreach

WE Care Community Outreach is a program of the foundation developed to help families in need of food, clothing, school supplies, and other necessary items.  The purpose of this program is to enhance the overall health and well-being of families.  We collaborate with schools, churches, and nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life for families in our community.

 
 
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Community 

Leadership

Alliance

Community Leadership Alliance is a program of the foundation that encourages collaborative effort among community leaders, faith leaders, and business leaders to support social justice initiatives and organizations.  The purpose of this program is to ensure that all people have equal rights and opportunities.  We strive to build alliances with leaders in both the public and private sector to promote fairness and equality within our society.

 
 
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Academic

Scholarship

Awards

Our Academic Scholarship Awards program of the foundation provides merit-based scholarships to distinguished graduating high school students.  The purpose of this program is to offer support to students as they pursue higher education to obtain greater knowledge and better career opportunities.  We award scholarships based on outstanding academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, and community service.

 

Scholarship

Award

Recipients

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Thomas Webber

Young Men of Integrity

Scholarship Award

(2022)

Thomas Webber is the son of Michael Webber and Attorney Tanya Webber.  He graduated from Ridgeland High School with a 3.7 grade point average.  He plans to attend Mississippi State University and major in Software Engineering at Mississippi State University in the fall.  He would like to pursue a career in technology because he believes that it is the present and future of our world.

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Kaylyn Banks

Young Women of Excellence

Scholarship Award

(2022)

Kaylyn Banks is the daughter of  Councilman Aaron Banks and Latona Banks.  She graduated from Forest Hill High School in Jackson, MS with a 4.2 grade point average.  She plans to attend Jackson State University and major in Biology / Pre-Pharmacy in the fall.  After completing her undergraduate studies, she plans to attend medical school and pursue a career as a pediatrician.  She has always had a strong desire to help children and save lives.

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Caleab Pickens

Community Service

Scholarship Award

(2022)

Caleab Pickens is the son of the late Valencia Bailey and is being raised by his maternal aunt LaTricia Bailey-Patterson. He graduated from Terry High School with a 3.4 grade point average.  He is actively involved in his community and has dedicated many hours toward worthy charitable causes.  He plans to attend Jackson State University and major in Political Science / Pre- Law.  His long-term goal is to attend law school and become an attorney.

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Marlon Kidd, Jr.

Young Men of Integrity

Scholarship Award

(2021)

Marlon Kidd, Jr. is the son of Marlon Kidd, Sr. and Keona Wilson Kidd.  He graduated from Raymond High School with honors.  He plans to attend Tougaloo College and major in Computer Science.  He is an active baseball player and his plans to become a computer engineer.

 
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Young Men

of

Integrity

Young Men of Integrity is a program of the foundation that is designed to foster the positive development of boys as they become men.  The purpose of this program is to instill the values of honesty, integrity, and respect in their hearts and minds.  We participate in youth mentoring activities to cultivate self-discipline, courage, and good decision-making skills within young men.

 
 
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Young Women

of

Excellence

Young Women of Excellence is a program of the foundation that is designed to nurture the positive development of girls as they become women.  The purpose of this program is to teach them the highest standards of spiritual, moral, and intellectual excellence.  We participate in youth mentoring activities to build confidence, self-esteem, and exceptional character within young women.

 
 

SIGNATURE

EVENTS

 
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Celebration

of

Excellence

Our Celebration of Excellence is a signature event of the foundation designed to honor distinguished community leaders and organizations that have joined our efforts to make a positive and meaningful difference in the community.  This signature event is also a fundraiser to support the programs and initiatives of our foundation.

 
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Circle

of

Giving

Our Circle of Giving Celebration is a signature event of the foundation designed to recognize the outstanding support of our sponsors, donors, and volunteers.

 
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CORPORATE

SPONSORS

 

We work closely with our distinguished corporate partners to bring additional funding and resources to the important work we are doing

to improve our community.

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DONORS

 

We appreciate the contributions of our generous donors who help us continue to positively impact the lives of the youth and families.

THE

MARTIN MINUTE

NEWSLETTER EDITION

 
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We can make a difference

 

SUPPORT

OUR WORK

We are very excited that you are interested in supporting our work at The Martin Foundation.  There are many ways for you to help and we truly appreciate each and every effort.  By offering your support, you will become a valuable part of our nonprofit, charitable organization and contribute to making a positive and meaningful difference in the community.

 
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WARREN & ERICKA

MARTIN FOUNDATION

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CIRCLE OF GIVING

TODAY!

DONATE ONLINE HERE

Please send your

contributions to:

The Martin Foundation

Post Office Box 1870

Jackson, Mississippi 39215

The Warren & Ericka Martin Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, charitable organization.  All donations are tax-deductible.  Your contribution helps support our programs and initiatives.

 

For more information on corporate sponsorship and donation level benefits, please contact:


Dr. Ericka Martin

Vice President

Email:  info@martinfoundationms.org 

Phone:  (769)257-6052 

 
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Contact Us

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Address:

351 Edgewood Terrace Drive

Jackson, Mississippi 39206

Mailing Address:

Post Office Box 1870

Jackson, Mississippi 39215

Email:

Phone:

(769)257-6052

 
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