Year in Review
Over $150,000 donated to partner organizations. Over $150,000 in scholarships. Over 3,000 families and children impacted.
January 26, 2019
Nutrition, Health & Wellness Session
For our first follow up program of 2019 we focused on health and wellness. Our mentees and parents joined us for an interactive session hosted by our fitness expert Ramese Long, where he encouraged them to pursue healthy lifestyles emphasizing the importance of healthy food choices, working out and overall mental and physical wellness.
February 1, 2019
Worthy of Love Partnership
We were proud to partner with ‘Worthy of Love’ as they teamed up with the LA Dodgers to throw an epic party for the kids from Union Rescue Mission at the Dodger Stadium. The unforgettable night was in honor of Jackie Robinson’s 100th birthday and over 300 children attended. Activities included a special ‘Happy Birthday’ at the Jackie Robinson statue, music, photo booths, balloon artists, face painting and a petting zoo for the children.
February 6, 2019
Dining for A Difference at Del Frisco’s Century City
Our supporters, donors, sponsors and friends joined us for An Evening of Giving at the brand new Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse in Los Angeles, as we dined for a difference. The evening was hosted by Grammy Award Winner Singer-Songwriter Anthony Hamilton and the proceeds from the evening directly benefited the Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation.
February 15, 2019
AP World’s Pep Rally & Sneaker Drive
This NBA All Star Weekend we were happy to partner with AP World and DeAndre Bembry of The Atlanta Hawks to bless hundreds of children from a local school with a pep rally, day of motivation and a sneaker giveaway to over 800 students.
February 15-16, 2019
McKinley School of the Arts – PTA Pasadena Unified School District
We sponsored 300 children to attend a district wide Harlem Wizards Game which had an attendance of over 500 youth. We made dreams a reality for so many children who had never seen a professional basketball game before! The children received courtside seats, pro- team jerseys and autographed photographs of the team.
February 21, 2019
100 Girls of Code Conyers
We partnered with 100 Girls of Code Conyers to provide dynamic free workshops to girls between the ages of 9 to 17. Instruction was provided to the girls in the areas of programming, augmented reality (AR), mobile app design, video game creation and web design through HTML and CSS animation.
February 23, 2019
College Readiness Boot Camp
We partnered with Next Step Education Foundation Inc, for their Spring 2019 College Readiness Boot Camp. We covered topics surrounding college preparation including college selection, choosing a major, financial aid, scholarships, SAT & ACT, NCAA compliance and social media presence. Students also heard from the Executive Director of Chick-fil-A Foundation Rodney Bullard and received a copy of his new book ‘Heroes Wanted’. It truly was a great and informative experience for our mentees and parents.
March 21, 2019
Steve Harvey served as host of the Beloved Benefit, an inspirational evening bringing all of Atlanta together to celebrate and honor non-profit organizations doing life-changing work in Atlanta’s Westside.
Congratulations to the Chick-fil-A Foundation on a job well done. We are blessed to be a part of this great mission to support Atlanta’s Westside, raising over $5 Million for charity!
April 18, 2019
Clean Water for Africa
At 9 years old, Addyson is making an incredible impact on another continent. After meeting and becoming friends with Maurine from Kenya, she learned of children who were dying every day because they did not have clean water. Heartbroken, Addyson was inspired to help. In just 2 years, she has raised over $60,000 by running two half marathons to help kids in Africa gain access to clean water!⠀
Steve Harvey arranged a surprise reunion on the Steve TV Show and a trip for Addyson to visit Maurine in Kenya. The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation is proud to support Addyson and World Vision’s efforts to provide access to clean water in Africa by making a donation to help them continue doing the work.
April 30, 2019
SEO Awards Dinner
Steve Harvey met with some outstanding young people who are a part of SEO Scholars NYC … an organization that has been an innovator in education, mentorship, positive peer pressure, high standards, and networks to turn untapped potential into newfound greatness. ⠀
During this year’s SEO Awards Dinner, Mr. Harvey was the emcee for the fundraising portion of the evening where they raised a record $1.5 Million! Every SEO participant is not on the same journey. Some are underserved with dreams of college graduation. Others are high achievers but underrepresented in their fields. All are hungry for opportunity!
May 7, 2019
Compton Kidz Club
We are proud to partner with Compton Kidz Club and the Urban Entertainment Institute, an organization that strives to nurture and develop a passion for performing arts within America’s youth.
June 4, 2019
Summer STEM Camp
Our first ever Summer #STEM Camp in partnership with 100 Girls of Code Conyers! This 4-day experience exposed over 100 youth to fun and interactive learning activities aimed at getting them excited about the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math!
June 12, 2019
Steve Harvey Golf Invitational presented by Lexus in honor of Greg Calhoun
A great time for a great cause at the Steve Harvey Golf Invitational presented by Lexus benefiting the Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation and the Steve Harvey Mentoring Program for Young Men! A big thank you to Lexus for their partnership in support of our mission to positively impact the lives of young people … thanks to all of the golf participants and our sponsors!
June 13-16, 2019
Single Mothers Enrichment Summit
The Single Mothers Enrichment Summit aims to provide single mothers with the key principles of success needed in raising a young man. Our program equips the mothers with the tools to become mentally, emotionally, financially and physically strong. These tools will impact their future relationships and increase self-esteem and self-image, thus creating mothers who nurture and develop better sons and husbands, fathers and leaders in our communities.
June 13-16, 2019
Steve Harvey Mentoring Camp for Young Men
More than 250 fatherless teenage boys from around the country attended The 2019 Steve Harvey Mentoring Camp this Father’s Day Weekend. The young men experienced a dynamic life-changing four-day weekend filled with motivation, encouragement, mentorship, brotherhood, fun and love.
June 20-23, 2019
Girls Who Rule The World Mentoring Camp
Amazing weekend at Marjorie Harvey’s 2019 Girls Who Rule The World Mentoring Camp! These young ladies experienced everything from meeting successful teen entrepreneurs, fishing, learning beauty secrets, culinary sessions, zip-lining, professional headshots, fitness workouts, healing, forgiveness, lots (and lots) of dancing and so much more!
August 17, 2019
Next Step Education College, Career & Services Fair
The Next Step Education Foundation in partnership with the Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation hosted the 6th Annual College, Career & Services Fair! We were excited to expose students and parents to many colleges and local service providers. Students were able to apply for colleges and get accepted on the spot! Students also received over $1,000,000 in scholarships offers! Visit NextStepEducation.org for more information on future events.
September 7, 2019
Smart Start: Unlock Academics with the Keys to Student Success
Another great Follow Up Program with our partner Next Step Education Foundation, Inc preparing our students and parents for college! Special Thanks to The Achievement Institute for engaging with our youth about peer pressure, bullying, positive communication and mental wellness … and to Atlanta Public Schools for speaking with our parents about school involvement and sharing important information to help get families ready for college.
September 19, 2019
Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts in the Bahamas
After the destruction of Hurricane Dorian, Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation Executive Director Sharon Page visited the island of Freeport, to provide support and relief to community organizations in the area, providing clean water, supplies and financial donations to help rebuild.
October 12, 2019
Celebration of Non-Profit Leaders
We were excited to host our very first Celebration of Non-Profit Leaders during the Sand & Soul Festival! We invited over 100 non-profit leaders from around the world to Cancún for a celebration in their honor. Not only was it a celebration, but also an opportunity to network, develop partnerships, and learn from each other.
October 17, 2019
Harvey’s Hero Honorees & Hurricane Dorian Relief
During the Sand & Soul Festival, we honored two individuals with the 2019 Harvey’s Hero Award. Attorney Benjamin Crump for his social and political activism and fight for civil rights in the community … and Sheila Johnson-Smith for her providing a safe place for the orphaned boys and girls of Freeport, Bahamas at the Grand Bahama Children’s Home for over 40 years. We also pledged a $75,000 donation to help rebuild the children’s home after the destruction caused by Hurrican Dorian.
November 7, 2019
Girls Pursuing Science
We are proud to partner with and support Girls Pursuing Science! GPS is a STEM organization whose programs are relevant to today’s lifestyle-driven economy, so future leaders have the skill sets necessary to thrive in the marketplace. Girls start with cosmetic chemistry, using professional grade cosmetic substances to make personalized lip balm, bath fizzes, shower gel, and perfume. After the initial fun and learning, girls create a business plan to market and sell their products. Although Girls Pursuing Science programs are packed with excitement, each experiment is a real science experiment guaranteed to engage girls in STEM academics!
November 11, 2019
College Gurl Foundation
Excited to partner with College Gurl Foundation for a College Tour. The College Gurl Foundation empowers young people to secure admission into an educational program, become financially free, and achieve their dreams! They host college tours, educational events, scholarship luncheons, and more. We are teaching the community how to afford their dream education and to make smart financial decisions.
November 27, 2019
Atlanta Community Food Bank
We were proud to partner with The Atlanta Community Food Bank this Thanksgiving to pack hundreds of boxes of food for seniors who live in food insecure households. Every child, family and senior deserves a seat at the table on Thanksgiving.
December 16, 2019
PJs and Pancakes with Santa
What a fun festive weekend with our partners at the YMCA, The Atlanta Community Food Bank and Chick-fil-A for the 12th Annual Breakfast with Santa Event. We joined families from around Atlanta to celebrate Christmas with a special breakfast, activities and gifts from Santa for everyone! Without this event we know some of our kids in this community would not have anything under the tree this Christmas.
December 20, 2019
Marjorie Harvey Gift Giving in South Africa
During this season of giving, Marjorie Harvey took time to do some gift giving in South Africa for the youth and put smiles on some beautiful faces!
December 25, 2019
Hosea Helps Christmas Day Meal
‘Tis the season of Giving and we were happy to partner with Hosea Helps again this year for their 49th Christmas Day Meal and program in Atlanta. Hundreds of volunteers gathered to prepare and serve hot Christmas dinner to those in need in the Atlanta area. This years theme was “The best is yet to come”!
December 25, 2019
The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation partnered with the Kimberly Moore Foundation to make kids’ dreams come true. The children wrote letters to Santa with their Christmas wishlist of simple requests of toilet paper and food. We were ecstatic to help bring smiles to the faces of the children.
We look forward to continuing to make an impact and doing the work.