Baltimore Ravens Player Foundations
O.J. Brigance, Brigance Brigade
Former Ravens linebacker and current Senior Advisor to Player Engagement, O.J. Brigance is currently fighting amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and he wants you to join the cause against this debilitating illness through his foundation, Brigance Brigade.
CRC Foundation, Calais Campbell
2019 Walter Payton Man of the Year established the CRC Foundation in honor of his late father, Charles Richard Campbell. The CRC Foundation is committed to the enhancement of local communities through the teaching of critical life skills to young people. Through sports, creative talents, vocational skills, financial skills, and quality health and nutrition, the CRC Foundation helps develop young people into empowered and self-aware leaders for the future.
53 Families Foundation, Jameel McClain
Former Ravens linebacker and current Director of Player Engagement, Jameel McClain founded the 53 Families Foundation in 2010 to provide support and resources in order to shape the youth of today to become the leaders of tomorrow. 53 Families Foundation assists youth in basic needs of shelter, food and clothing to help promote self-esteem to produce positive life results. Since the foundation's inception, thousands of individuals have received resources including clothing, meals and financial support.
Fam1st Family Foundation, Marcus Peters
Alongside former NFL athletes Joshua Johnson and Marshawn Lynch, Marcus Peters helped established the Fam 1st Family Foundation in 2011. The Fam 1st Family Foundation has embodied the intrinsic family values of loyalty and leadership to impact the lives of Oakland's disenfranchised youth. Through the transference of family values, the Fam 1st Family Foundation strengthens Oakland's fractured community and provides critical aid to residents in need. Peter's currently serves as the VP and is instrumental in the execution of various capstone events such as Thanksgiving dinners, football camps, day parties and carnivals.
Gus Edwards, Gus The Bus Foundation
Gus The Bus Foundation provides at risk youth and families in need with educational advancement opportunities, food security, and resource distributions.
The Ronnie Stanley Foundation, Ronnie Stanley
The Ronnie Stanley Foundation has partnered with BARCS to recommend rescue dogs for the program. The Foundation will provide 30 days of training, food and housing with certified trainers at Leash Free Living. In the interim, the Foundation will vet recommendations from various community organizations for potential adoption placements. Once the family or individual is selected, the Foundation will arrange a meet and greet to ensure a favorable match with the rescue dog. After a successful match, the foundation will provide each new family with essentials, including a crate, crate pad, dog bed, two bowls, collar, leash, waste bags and dispenser, snacks, food, and an assortment of toys. The Ronnie Stanley Foundation will continue to arrange complimentary training sessions and ongoing check-ins with the family to ensure a successful placement.