Strengthen our youth | Enrich our community | Change our world



Created in 2015, the Family on Three Foundation was born and dedicated in the loving memory of New York basketball legend, Anthony Mason. The mission of the Family on Three Foundation is to impact our youth and community by providing inner-city kids with positive role-models, strategic enrichment and exposure. Through sports, we aim to unite the youth and community by teaching on-and-off the court values that foster growth, awareness, education and achievement; effectively correlating sports with real life.


We believe that a child’s development is deeply affected by their environment. In some places there are communities nested layers of positive influences and reinforcement; children have the security of a stable home, enriched schools, clean playgrounds and positive role models. In these places it is easily believed by children that they can be successful because everything in their environment enforces that.  This isn’t the reality for most children in underprivileged communities. We believe that a child’s sense of self-worth, self-confidence and ambition are the building blocks toward personal success. We believe that by changing the social and physical environments of a child, we can eliminate a maze of obstacles for children consequently creating a network of support and sense of self-worth that promotes their healthy development.




Saturday Academy

The Family on Three’s Saturday Academy is it's flagship program. The Saturday Academy is a three hour, youth enrichment program for high school students. The curriculum combines ‘on-court’ health and fitness ideals and techniques, with ‘off-court’ workshops and life-skills lessons; pushing for a balance between mental and physical exercise, to properly support the student and the athlete.

Community Service

Community service is a pillar of the Family On Three Foundation. Family On Three organizes a host of community service events throughout the year that participants can take part in. Giving back to the community is important and we ask that everyone do their part. Students will receive service credit merits toward their graduation requirements as a reward for their efforts during applicable events.

Major Campaigns

In addition to our traditional programming and public service efforts, the Family on Three Foundation is constantly working on news ways to connect with our community and multiply our philanthropic impact. To do this, several times a year we collaborate with other organizations who share in our mission to host major events.  



Anthony Mason Jr. 
Chief Executive Officer
Vance Toure
Executive Director
Jeremy Rodgers
Director of Health & Wellness
To further our impact, we offer academic internships to college students and work with community leaders to make sure that the work that we do has value and meaning to the communities that we serve.

ALL-IN mentality



Next Play Basketball Clinic at AMS II




Real Fans Real Talk Charity NBA 2K18 Tournament


"Super Bowl" Bowling for a Cause


Empowerment Series Team Brooklyn USA


Candle Lighters Charity Celebrity Basketball Game - Las Vegas, NV


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Back to School Bash Ready. Set. Engage!


Youth Basketball Clinic Presented by Jimmy Jazz & Family On Three at Wadleigh H.S.


Truth & Service Charity Basketball Game at Howard University


Empowerment Series trip to MS2 At Howard University


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YOU MATTER WEEK- Covenant House NYC Empowerment Trip


YOU MATTER WEEK- Children's Hospital at Montefiore Visit


Toy Drive at Howard U. Hosted by Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Alpha Chapter


1st Annual NBA 2K17 Tournamant Hosted by Real Fans Real Talk TV


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Family on Three is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization that depends on individual donations of gifts, services, and monetary contributions to continue in our mission to service our young people. None of what we do would be possible without you! 

We count on sponsorship to ease the cost of production and maximize the amount of support we can provide. To become a sponsor, contact our executive director, Vance Toure:

Gifts in Kind

Gifts in kind are another way to support or youth and programs. Instead of cash donations, give the gift of goods, services, even venues and office space. Have something that might be useful? Contact us at:  


100% of all donations will be used to support the youth we serve. All donations received will be backed by our non-profit tax ID number for your financial records. Hit the donate button in the menu bar.

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Corporate Giving Programs

Companies support their employee's giving with programs like matching gifts, dollars for doers, volunteer support, grants and tons of other ways to boost your giving. Inquire with your workplace and send us an email at: