The Huddle Up Foundation of Houston (HUFOH) is a non-stock, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization providing financial assistance in the form of grants to retired NFL players and the communities they serve. The organization focuses on the humanitarian side of post-football related issues, which include a financial literacy curriculum in coordination of social services to retired players and communities who are in need! The HUFOH’s mission is to empower retired NFL players who were pioneers of the game and who have greatly contributed to the NFL’s status as the most popular sport in America. HUFOH provides hands-on assistance to help retired players, their families and communities that deal with hardships they face on an everyday basis. The services include but are not limited to medical assistance, transportation costs for medical evaluations and surgeries, community housing assistance, financial assistance for utilities, medication, and coordination of services for food, automotive payments and childcare.
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Garrick Jones is a veteran of three different professional football leagues. Jones spent time with a number of organizations before he settled in with the Houston Texans. It was during his time with the Texans, because of his philanthropic efforts October 25, 2005 was proclaimed Garrick Jones day in the city of Houston by former mayor Bill White.
Todd Scott played eight seasons in the NFL. Scott, an all pro safety, traces his NFL success back to Galveston Texas where he was a standout athlete. He also had an all pro dad, Charles Scott, who taught him the value of education, hard work and mentor-ship. Todd is a successful real estate mogul and is the C.E.O. of Great Scott Enterprises.
Sedric Clark is a father, clinical psychology resident, motivational speaker, and Executive Director of Behavior Professionals, Incorporated, a 501 (c) (3), non-profit, behavior and crisis management agency that provides professional consultation and training services to youth and adult clients, who are at-risk for experiencing a crisis.
Sedric Clark is a father, clinical psychology resident, motivational speaker, and Executive Director of Behavior Professionals, Incorporated, a 501 (c) (3), non-profit, behavior and crisis management agency that provides professional consultation and training services to youth and adult clients, who are at-risk for experiencing a crisis. Sedric was selected in the 1996, National Football League (NFL) Draft by the Oakland Raiders. After a five-year career in professional football, Sedric went on to earn special and general education teaching certifications and a Master of Science degree in clinical psychology.
Patsy is considered to be one of the wealthiest in knowledge as it pertains to the foundations core beliefs as she has held her position on the board since it's inception in 2012. She is a huge advocate of equal opportunity and overall human rights in the modern era. Her late husband Mark Lewis a former NFL player has been a driving force for her in the department of player/ family affairs.
The Huddle Up Foundation of Houston is a Texas nonprofit corporation operating through a fiscal sponsorship with Players Philanthropy Fund (Federal Tax ID: 27-6601178), a Maryland charitable trust with federal tax-exempt status as a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to The Huddle Up Foundation of Houston are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
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