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The Board of Directors of the Thomas Davis Defending Dreams Foundation

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The program equips middle school age youth to be achievement-oriented young adults.

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Who We are. Our mission


The foundation is built on these principles and strives to encourage students to develop the essential life and social skills that will make them leaders of tomorrow. Through education, leadership development and volunteerism;

TDDDF allows students to see the potential of their dreams in action... learn more


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Celebrating athletes and fans who give back to their communities making life better for so many, “Game Changers,” hosted by “omg! Insider’s” Kevin Frazier, highlights professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of fans in need. The show stopped by our Youth Leadership Academy’s Graduate to check out the work of the Thomas Davis Defending Dreams Foundation. Watch the show.

By Maureen O’Boyle CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina held their 2014 Partner Appreciation Award luncheon Thursday at Meyers Park Methodist. The non-profit took time to thank the local businesses, faith-based organizations and individuals who have worked over the last year to help Second Harvest fight hunger in our area. This year’s Ted Heyward Award, “Compassion in Action” recognition went to Thomas and Kelly Davis. This is the first time the award has been given to … read more