• Giving Tuesday Is Coming!
    Giving Tuesday Is Coming! On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, We are asking for charities, families, friends, and business owners to show your support by making a financial contribution to the Chris Canty Foundation. Every Donation Counts!
  • Learning For Tomorrow
    Learning For Tomorrow The programs and initiatives we implement are structured to EMPOWER YOUTH to grow academically, physically, and socially so they can realize their true potential.
  • Dedicated to enhancing the total development of youth
    Dedicated to enhancing the total development of youth The foundation works with families, schools, and neighborhood programs to provide avenues for youth to develop their talents and gifts.
  • Servant Leadership
    Servant Leadership We encourage youth by engaging them in activities that highlight community service. By integrating the importance of giving back to their communities in our efforts, we motivate youth to become future leaders.
  • Education through Fitness
    Education through Fitness Utilizing the platform of sports to affect positive change in the lives of YOUTH by teaching life skills, encouraging healthy habits, and fitness activities to promote health and well being.

Join Us In NYC To Support Literacy

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The Chris Canty Foundation is pleased to announce we are hosting the New York City Women For Literacy Book Fair and Networking Event on December 1, 2015 at Barnes & Noble Bookstore located at 33 E. 17th St, New York, New York 10003. The Foundation is inviting Women of all backgrounds to attend this event to promote the importance of literacy education in elementary schools. There will be a networking reception from 4-8PM. We are asking all guests to donate a gently used books for youth grades K-5 or purchase a book of choice to help us donate 2,000 books this holiday season.

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We Need Your Support On December 1st!

There are many ways to DONATE to the Chris Canty Foundation. We are asking you to make a monthly contribution to the programs or initiaves of your choice. Every donation counts. Thank you.

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Great Volunteer Opportunities For Everyone!

Without your help we cannot make the impact neccessary to make a difference in the lives of youth. We offer a variety of events and programs for youth and adults of all ages. Please visit our events calendar to find out when we offer these opportunities.

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Follow The Foundation On Social Media

The Chris Canty Foundation's Historic West End Cleanup for Change was a tremendous demonstration of how an organization can galvanize a diverse sector of people, community organizations and businesses to make a tangible impact on a community.

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Visit Our Online Store To Make A Contribution

Visit the official store of the Chris Canty Foundation. Get your favorite cause realted t-shirts, clothing, excercise shirts, sweats, hoodies, jackets and novelty shirts.

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Latest News, Youth & Volunteer Testimonials.

We encourage you to sign up for our newsletter and check back on our website often about exciting news on the foundation, success stories of the youth involved in the foundation, volunteer testimonials and upcoming event information.

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Do you have a smart phone? Text the amount you would like to give to @chriscantyfoundation at 917-789-1212. #DONATE2CCF

Join Our Book Drive.


We need your support this holiday season. Please donate a book to a child to support literacy education. We are currently accepting donations for youth grades K-5.



Spreading the word about the Chris Canty Foundation is one of the best ways you can help us make an impact. Click on the link above to see how you can help.

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Upcoming Events

  • New York Women For Literacy Book Fair +

    The Chris Canty Foundation is excited to host the Women For Literacy Book Fair in New York City. This event will be held at the Union Square Barnes & Noble Book Store located at 33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003.  REGISTER TODAY

  • Charlotte Women For Literacy Book Fair +

    The Chris Canty Foundation is excited to host the Women For Literacy Book Fair in Charlotte, NC. This event will be held at Barnes & Noble Book Store located at 3327 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte NC, 28226.  REGISTER TODAY

  • Participate in the Champions Golf Classic +

    THE CHRIS CANTY FOUNDATION is pleased to invite you to participate in the Champions Golf Classic, which will be held on May 16, 2016 at the prestigious Alpine Country Club in Demarest, New Jersey. Join Chris Canty & Celebrity Guests for a special breakfast, golf, prizes, cocktail hour and more. REGISTER TODAY

  • Sponsor A Child To Attend The 2016 Camp +

    The Chris Canty Camp Foundation is asking for individuals like you to sponsor a camper to attend the Chris Canty Camp of Champions. The Camp is focused on education, fitness, and leadership development for boys and girls ages 8 - 17. Our goal is to have 500 campers sponsored by May 21st. We need your help. CLICK HERE TO  MAKE A DONATION TODAY!

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  • Donna West, New York Volunteer +

    Its a great organization that is dedicated to helping others. Chris himself is very personable and definitely leads by example. The entire staff was pleasant and caring.

  • Colin Maggiolo, New York Volunteer +

    Being a volunteer for the Chris Canty Foundation is an exhilarating and joyous experience, and I'm glad to be part of such a phenomenal program that gives back to the community in such a caring way. Chris, and Joe Canty have inspired me, by their work ethic and dedication to such a great cause. I highly recommend being a part of such a fantastic foundation.
  • Carly Schwartz, Baltimore City Schools +

    This was an amazing experience for the students!!! Thank you so much!!
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