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.
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.
To support programs that serve the youth
To engage in community outreach to help families
To promote social justice initiatives and organizations
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.
"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
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Warren Martin, Jr., Esq.
Ericka Martin, Ph.D.
Gwendolyn Dooley, Ph.D.
Janice Taylor Ellis
Monica Northington, M.D.
Tangelia Kelly, Ph.D., Co-Chair
Dionne Jones Woody, 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
Jennifer Young Wallace, Ph.D.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SUPPORT OUR WORK
We are so excited that you are interested in supporting our work at The Martin Foundation. There are so 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 help to strengthen our operations.
We work closely with our distinguished corporate sponsors to offer programs and initiatives that are designed to support the youth and families.
We appreciate the support of our generous donors to bring additional funding to the important work we are doing to improve our community.
We are proud to collaborate with our dedicated community partners to make a positive impact in the areas of youth development, family services, and social justice.
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The Warren & Ericka Martin Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, charitable organization. All donations are tax-deductible. Your contribution helps support our mission, goals, and programs.