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Foundation Events

JRF honors Gerald L. Hassell, Don Thompson and Tyler Perry, raising $1.3MM for its scholarship program

JRF honors Gerald L. Hassell, Don Thompson and Tyler Perry, raising $1.3MM for its unique scholarship program
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Extra-Innings Fellowship Application Now Available

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) is offering Extra Innings fellowships to JRF Scholars and Alumni who wish to continue their education in graduate school. The application deadline is April 30, 2015. For additional information about the fellowship, JRF Scholars and Alumni should contact alumni@jackierobinson.org providing your full name as it would appear on JRF records and the date of college graduation.
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JRF Alumni: Where Are They Now? Patrick Graham

JRF alum Patrick Graham just won the Super Bowl as a coach for the New England Patriots
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JRF honors Turn 2 Foundation, Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation & PitCCh In Foundation

JRF honored the Turn 2 Foundation, The PitCCh In Foundation and The Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation with the Foundation's Chairman's Award.
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JRF Scholar Profile: Kenya Wright

Kenya Wright is a senior at Brown University pursuing a degree in Entrepreneurship, Energy and the Environment.
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JRF Receives $1M towards JR Museum

The Foundation continues to work towards its goal of building a museum in lower Manhattan to honor Jackie Robinson’s contributions to baseball and to American society, recently receiving an anonymous $1 million gift to support The Jackie Robinson Museum.
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JRF Scholarship Deadline is Feb. 15

The application deadline to become a JRF Scholar is February 15.
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Foundation News: Annual Awards Dinner Honorees

Foundation News: JRF is enthusiastically preparing for its Annual Award Dinner on Monday, March 9th at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York.
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Rest in Peace, Ernie Banks

It is with tremendous sadness that we acknowledge the passing of our dear friend and consummate optimist, Ernie Banks.
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JRF Alumni: Where Are They Now? Wilton L. Virgo

JRF Alumnus Wilton L. Virgo, PhD (Princeton University, JRF Class of 2000) is a quantum physical chemist with more than 10 years of expertise in performing state-of-the-art research in laser spectroscopy and molecular quantum theory at Princeton University, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Arizona State University, MIT, Wellesley College and Harvard University.
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