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January 2019

Marcus Morris Fan Experience vs. Golden State Warriors 01/26/2019

January 26, 2019

On January 26, Fan Experience winner Melissa and her son took in the Celtics vs. Warriors game from the third row. After the game, Melissa (a fellow Kansas Jayhawk) headed onto the court with her son to hang out with Marcus and take photos. Marcus also surprised Melissa’s son with his game jersey! Thank you, Melissa, for supporting our work!

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February 2019

Marcus Morris Fan Experience vs. Los Angeles Lakers 2/07/2019

February 7, 2019

On February 7, the Family Over Everything Foundation had the pleasure of hosting Fan Experience winner Martha and her son Paul during the Celtics vs. Lakers game. Although it ended in a heartbreaker for the Celtics, Martha and Paul got to take in the thrilling game from the third row and meet Marcus on the court after the game! Thank you, Martha and Paul, for supporting our work!

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All-Star Treatment for All-Star Moms

February 15, 2019

On February 15, the Family Over Everything Foundation treated six single mothers to a day of pampering at our second annual “All-Star Treatment for All-Star Moms” event during NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte. Hosted at Cachet Nail Boutique in Charlotte’s upscale SouthPark neighborhood, the event featured hair styling, manicures, pedicures, makeup, massages and dessert, all graciously donated by local providers. Afterwards, the women dined together at Del Frisco’s, accompanied by our co-founder Thomasine Morris, as well as the mothers of…

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March 2019

Marcus Morris Fan Experience vs. Indiana Pacers 03/29/2019

March 29, 2019
Boston Garden

On March 29, the Family Over Everything Foundation hosted its last Fan Experience of the season. Coby and his family joined Marcus Morris and the Boston Celtics players on the court before the game. Coby helped the players during their warmups and enjoyed the game from the third row. Thank you to everyone who participated in this 2018-2019 season’s Fan Experiences! We appreciate your support of the Family Over Everything Foundation.

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June 2019

YMCA Backpack Giveaway

June 18, 2019

Even when school is out, the learning never stops. The Family Over Everything Foundation kicked off summer by handing out backpacks at The Greater Philadelphia YMCA. Special thanks to State Bags for their generosity and Insomnia Cookies for helping to promote reading among our youth during the summer months away from the classroom. Each child got a “coupon” which was a bookmark where after they read 6 books they exchange the bookmark for a free cookie. The event included campers from the Brandywine,…

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July 2019

FOE Basketball Camp 2019

July 10, 2019 - July 11, 2019

On July 10-11, 2019, Family Over Everything Foundation held its annual youth basketball camp at Competitive Edge Sports in King of Prussia, PA. During the two-day camp, youth participated in basketball drills led by Chuck Ellis and heard from motivational speakers, former Villanova star Tony Chennault and NFL player (and Philadelphia native) Will Parks. Participants also got basketball instruction from co-founders Marcus and Markieff Morris and board member Sean Evans. FOE Foundation provided round-trip transportation from Philadelphia for the youth, as well as lunch, giveaways and more. Special thanks to our sponsors Coco5, Snipes, NBPA, Danny Rumph Classic and Bex Realty.

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2019 Men’s Summit

July 13, 2019
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue, 4200 City Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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On July 13, 2019, Family Over Everything Foundation hosted its first ever Men’s Summit at Hilton City Avenue in Philadelphia for men and teenage boys from the region. The Summit featured engaging discussion and presentations from powerful speakers on topics often left out of the classroom and public conversation, including physical and mental health, financial literacy, entrepreneurship, career success and civic engagement. Featured speakers included Marcus and Markieff Morris, Sean Evans, Mario Little, as well as Philadelphia rapper Freeway. Special thanks to Philadelphia’s Office of Black Engagement for their partnership.

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First Annual Celebrity Softball Game

July 14, 2019
Blackhawks Stadium, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia, PA United States

Family Over Everything Foundation held its first ever Celebrity Softball Game on July 14, 2019, featuring a Philadelphia-centric roster of professional athletes, entertainers, and policymakers, including Marcus and Markieff Morris, 76ers star Tobias Harris, rapper Gillie Da Kid, WUSL Power99FM’s DJ Diamond Kuts, and Pennsylvania State Rep. Danilo Burgos. Held at Blackhawks Field in North Philadelphia, the game provided local youth and their families with an exciting opportunity to see their favorite athletes and celebrities up close. The Foundation provided giveaways to participants, as well as delicious popsicles from Whimsicle.

Special thank you to our generous sponsors: The Goldenberg Group, The View at Montgomery, Coco5 and Insomnia Cookies.

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August 2019

Backpack Giveaway – August 10, 2019

August 10, 2019
Hunting Park, Hunting Park
Philadelphia, PA United States

As students prepare for the new academic year, FOE Foundation will host its fifth annual Backpack Giveaway where low-income youth will receive stylish backpacks filled with school supplies. The free event also serves as a community fair, featuring free haircuts and back-to-school physicals, as well as local food vendors, raffle prizes, face painting and more.

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Washington, D.C. Backpack Drive 2019

August 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Ridge Road Recreation Center, 820 Ridge Rd SE
Washington DC, 20019
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As students prepare for the new academic year, FOE Foundation will host its fourth annual Backpack Giveaway in Washington, D.C. where low-income youth will receive free backpacks for the upcoming year.

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