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Year in Review
2020
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Over $160,000 donated to partner organizations. Over $200,000 in scholarships. Over 20,000 families and children impacted. 5 million households impacted through virtual mentoring.

Follow Up Program: Afrofuturism

This was another great follow-up program with our mentees celebrating Black History Month. Our youth learned and discussed the cultural phenomenon of Afrofuturism and explored their creativity in a painting session.

COVID-19 Relief

Hosea Helps

Supporting our partners in this time of need with FEMA Atlanta to keep families hydrated during COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Relief

Atlanta Community Food Bank + Atlanta Public Schools

We joined forces with Atlanta Public Schools through support of the Atlanta Community Food Bank to support our young people and their families who are food insecure, we have donated thousands of beverages and thousands of dollars towards this effort of assisting with food insecurity.

COVID-19 Relief

Meals on Wheels

During this difficult time we were proud to partner with Meals On Wheels Atlanta. Meals On Wheels staff and volunteers are on the front lines every day, focused on doing all they can do to keep our communities nourished. We are proud to partner with Meals On Wheels Atlanta to make a difference!

COVID-19 Relief

CHRIS180

We have provided CHRIS180, a nonprofit organization that supports underserved youth and provides foster & adoption services with 3,000 hygiene kits.

COVID-19 Relief

Bread of Life, Inc.

We are humbled to be able to partner with Pastor Rudy and the Bread of Life, Inc. of Houston, TX as they assist those who have been impacted not just by environmental disasters, but also by Life’s Disasters. We thank you for the devotion, love, and support that you have shown to the brothers and sisters of Houston.

Make-A-Wish America

Mr. & Mrs. Harvey spent time with youth from Make-A-Wish America after the NFL honors during Super Bowl weekend. Mr. Harvey talked about the importance of keeping the faith and provided a little extra encouragement for if they ever thought about quitting.

Mentoring Mondays

Mentoring Monday’s is a component of the Steve Harvey Virtual Mentoring Program created as an interactive exchange between Mr. Harvey and young men, ages 12- 21, globally. This program allowed Mr. Harvey to meet mentees on all digital platforms. The exchange focused on addressing mentee needs as they navigated their daily lives; and provided mentoring sessions which highlighted Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (S.T.E.A.M), Financial Literacy, Health & Wellness, and Entrepreneurship.

“Show Me Your Walk” Virtual Commencement with HBCUs

This virtual commencement with HBCUs helped graduates walk into their futures. In partnership with 78 historically Black colleges and universities, Chase helped 27,000 students celebrate their graduation. Mr. Harvey delivered an empowering speech to encourage and motivate the graduates to Focus on their Dreams, their Vision, their Imagination, their Work Ethic and their Faith.

Glenville High School Graduates

Mr. Harvey delivered an inspiring message to the 2020 graduating class of his high school alma mater of Glenville High School. He encouraged the graduates to focus on the dream, as he left them with a quote that culminated the message, “Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions” -Albert Einstein.

Steve Harvey Virtual Mentoring Camp

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic we translated our traditional Steve Harvey Mentoring camp into a virtual program. Hosted by Steve Harvey, this camp offered powerful and inspirational workshops led by leaders across all industries. Some of our guest speakers included Bakari Sellers, ‘Charlemagne Tha God’,  Jeezy, Dr. Steve Perry, Willie Moore Jr. and Anthony Hamilton.

Foundation Fundraiser

In benefit of the Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation the Foundation Fundraiser Golf Invitational event was established to help fulfill the mission to provide outreach to children and young adults by promoting educational enrichment, mentoring and global service initiatives that will cultivate the next generation of responsible leaders.

The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation 100 Girls of Code Conyers Virtual Mentoring Camp

We partnered with 100 Girls of Code Conyers for an exciting STEM camp, where our youth were engaged in fun and interactive learning activities aimed at getting them excited about the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Steve Harvey Virtual Mentoring Program

The Steve Harvey Virtual Mentoring program provided one-on-one mentoring where we matched mentees to mentors who reside in the same geographic region. The one-on-one mentor/mentee relationship offered support to the mentees, helping them realize their full potential educationally, socially, and professionally. Due to COVID19, we redesigned our in-person mentorship program to a virtual platform covering various topics fundamental to young men, including manhood, self-esteem, academic excellence and  college readiness, featuring special guests such as World Long Drive Champion Maurice Allen and Singer, Songwriter, Philanthropist Q Parker.

Back to School Drive in Charlotte hosted by Anthony Hamilton

Anthony Hamilton joined with other community partners to help kids in need suffering during the pandemic. As they prepared to start a new school year we were happy to help with Chick-fil-A to provide them with school supplies and encouragement.

Hands-On Banking Virtual Experience in partnership with Wells Fargo 

The ‘Hands-on Banking’ experience presented by Wells Fargo was a program designed for both male and female teenagers to understand the importance of money management and budgeting. This successful online program gave young people around the country a chance to experience creating financial budgets for different incomes and expenditures.

The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation 100 Girls of Code Conyers Virtual Mentoring Fall Camp

A sequel to our 100 Girls of Code Summer Camp, the 100 Girls of Code Virtual Fall STEM camp was another great interactive learning experience focused on coding. We seek to inspire more girls to pursue a future in STEM by providing young women an opportunity to create and gain confidence in the STEM field. During this program, participants were able to create code and engage in hands-on innovative thinking.

Unicorn Ambition Conference 

The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation partnered with Black Men Talk Tech Unicorn Ambition Conference, a national tech conference seeking to provide exposure and resources to young Black tech founders who are building “unicorns,” while highlighting Miami and South Florida as an emerging tech hub. We partnered with Black Men in Tech to increase the exposure that our young men have in technology.

Girls Who Rule The World Virtual Meet-Up 

Girls Who Rule the World (GWRTW) was designed to enhance the development of young girls and provide a forum to expose them to the benefits and importance of positive self-image, responsible conduct, and respect for self & others via educational achievement, cultural enrichment, and mentoring. Hosted by Influencer and Motivational Speaker Mikki Taylor this day was filled with engaging and informative sessions including Entrepreneurship, Financial Literacy, College Readiness, Health & Fitness, the Business of Beauty, and so much more. The girls were inspired by Miss Teen USA Kaliegh Garris and other girl influencers.

Honey Shine – Girl Speak Panel Series 

We partnered with Honey Shine, Inc, an organization founded by Tracy Wilson-Mourning for a series of panel discussions. Girl Speak Panel Series: An initiative created in response to the Murders of Breonna Taylor, Sandra Bland, George Floyd, and others was an opportunity for Honey Shine to raise awareness of police brutality, racism, economic disparities and encourage Black and Brown girl’s resiliency. The Girl Speak Panel Series provided an opportunity for girls to raise their voices and be heard. 

College Gurl Virtual Tour  

In partnership with the College Gurl Foundation, Inc., “The Promise Tour” was designed to expose high school students around the country to different colleges, careers, locations, and mentoring opportunities to increase their chances of obtaining a post-secondary education and achieving their aspirations.

Girls Pursuing Science STEM Session

We partnered with Girls Pursuing Science, an award-winning STEM enrichment program that engages girls in chemistry, computer science, applied mathematics, and entrepreneurship during their primary years. Girls made their own bath and body products while learning chemistry, math, and business development concepts. Girls learned to code with JavaScript, develop games, and build computer science skills. Girls Pursuing Science is dedicated to empowering girls and building social and emotional learning skills through exciting, engaging, hands-on projects that include real projects that build careers in science and technology.

Single Mothers’ “Meet-Up”  

The Single Mothers’ Meet-Up, a virtual conversation created to empower and uplift single mothers during these trying times. The conversation was hosted by Author, Executive Producer & Editor-At-Large, Essence Magazine, Mikki Taylor with featured speakers: New York Times Best Selling Author Kristina “Zane” Roberts, Love Coach Stacii Jae Johnson, Millionairess Stormy Wellington, Mental Health expert Shanti Das and special guests Wendy Raquel Robinson and interim CEO of Essence Magazine, Caroline Wanga. This “Meet-Up” was also streamed on social media, reaching over 100,000 people.

YMCA Toy Drive  

We partnered with the YMCA for their Community Toy Drive for youth and families in underprivileged communities; SMHF and the YMCA distributed toys and food to hundreds of  families in need.

New Birth presents Christmas City At Wakanda – Holiday Drive-Up Toy Giveaway  

We partnered with Pastor Jamal Bryant and New Birth Church to help thousands of Atlanta children who were going to go without this Christmas due to the wake of the COVID19 Pandemic. Many of the children we helped have parents who are incarcerated, and many come from foster homes, all dealing with the brunt and the pain of dealing with the effects of Covid19.

Atlanta Community Food Bank Christmas Initiative 

We partnered with the Atlanta Community Food Bank this winter. Kyle Waide, President and CEO of Atlanta Community Food Bank expressed his gratitude for the partnership “We are incredibly thankful to the Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation for their donation, which will provide 10,000 meals. This comes at a critical time and will make enormous impacts for those Georgians facing food insecurity this holiday season.”  

Hosea Helps Christmas Event  

We partnered with Hosea Helps to distribute food and toys to spread holiday cheer to youth and families in need in Atlanta. A day of celebration and giving to thousands of families in underprivileged communities.

We look forward to continuing to make an impact and doing the work.

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