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James “Shack” Harris
and Doug Williams

Shack Harris & Doug Williams Foundation

Shack Harris & Doug Williams Foundation is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization founded by Grambling State University Tigers and NFL quarterback pioneers James "Shack" Harris and Doug Williams. Harris was the first black quarterback to lead a team to playoffs and be selected to the Pro Bowl and named Pro Bowl MVP. Williams was the first black quarterback to start in a Super Bowl and be named the game's MVP, which he did as a member of the Washington Redskins. Since 2005, the Shack Harris & Doug Williams Foundation has supported economically and physically challenged youth, after-school initiatives, leadership development, mentoring programs and other educational initiatives.

Shack Harris & Doug Williams Foundation
4830 Line Ave., #115
Shreveport, LA 71106

www.HarrisWilliamsFoundation.org

Joyce and Thomas Moorehead Family Foundation

Founded by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Moorehead, the Joyce and Thomas Moorehead Family Foundation has provided support and charitable assistance to working families and nonprofit organizations in northern Virginia and greater Washington, D.C. Mr. Moorehead, Owner and Operator of BMW of Sterling and MINI of Sterling, was recognized by Black Enterprise magazine as its 2007 Automobile Dealer of the Year. For the past 12 years he has served on the Board of the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD), which works to improve opportunities for all minority automobile dealers in the industry.

Youth For Tomorrow

Youth For Tomorrow provides safe and healthy residences for boys and girls 12-18 years of age. These children attend our state accredited secondary school and receive regularly scheduled therapy from certified/licensed therapists. YFT employs dedicated teachers, counselors, house parents and other professional staff. Since 1986, YFT has reached over 1,000 youth who have been successfully served by our integrated three component program: Residential, Education, and Counseling.

These are supported by supervision and safety, self-reliance and the development of internal and external relationships, self-discipline, intellectual motivation, moral integrity and a spiritual foundation that contribute to positive behavior in an everlasting manner in each participant