Each February we celebrate Black History Month. This year throughout February, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation will spotlight prominent black athletes that exemplified the characteristics the foundation instills in today’s youth.
To kick off Black History Month, our first spotlight is the 1965-1966 Texas Western Miners basketball team. During a crucial time in American history the players on Texas...Read Full Post
Today is #ThankYourMentor Day! As part of National Mentoring Month, today we take the time to show appreciation for the people who impacted our lives. Mentors take time out of their lives to work with others to help them learn and grow. Mentoring doesn’t end when you’re “no longer a child” – many adults with successful careers credit...Read Full Post
January is celebrated as National Mentoring Month. This month is dedicated to recognize the positive influence mentors have on the lives of young people in communities around the country...Read Full Post
Happy Holidays from all of us at the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation! Warm Winter wishes to you and yours and here's to the best in 2018! We are looking forward to the coming year here at the Foundation, and hope you are as well! As an announcement - the offices of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation will be closed Monday, December 25, 2017 through Monday, January 1,...Read Full Post
In 2017, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation once again collaborated with United Healthcare as part of their Do Good. Live Well. campaign to host the Team8 Tour. Along with the Home Depot Foundation and CBS EcoMedia, the Team8 Tour aims to strengthen communities in need across the nation. By working with schools, the Team8 Tour aims to build healthy communities. Each schools needs are different, but the goal is the...Read Full Post
From all of us at the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation - Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!
We are grateful for the support from our program partners, mentors and volunteers, donors and sponsors, and all of those around the nation who help make a difference in the lives of youth in their communities. Thank you to all of those involved with making our programing possible...Read Full Post
This past weekend the program team from the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation traveled to Naples, Florida to host a fun-filled series of clinics that make up our Naples Camp! This is the sixth year we have hosted this camp in partnership with the Naples Children &...Read Full Post