Since it’s inception, the Junior Seau Foundation has distributed nearly $4 million to organizations providing services to children and young adults. This amount includes funds designated to an endowment fund which benefits, in perpetuity, programs supporting youth with the desire but not the means to improve their lives. Also, included is over $800,000 in scholarships distributed through the Scholars of Excellence program and over $330,000 towards Junior’s Shop With A Jock® program.
While each of the foundation programs are unique, all satisfy the Foundation’s overall mission: To educate and empower young people through the support of child abuse prevention, drug and alcohol awareness, recreational opportunities, anti-juvenile delinquency efforts and complimentary educational programs.
Junior Seau Foundation Ranked 13th Largest Foundation
The Junior Seau Foundation was ranked the 13th largest Professional Athlete Foundation by the Wall Street Journal, April 28, 2007.
Junior SEAU Foundation Receives $900,000
Fujitsu awarded the Junior Seau Foundation a $900,000 grant. Lorne Wilson, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing of Fujitsu, and Junior teamed up to support local organizations that meet the mission of the Junior Seau Foundation. The grant is part of one of the largest corporate grants ever distributed in the United States. Fujitsu believes in the accountability of the Foundation.