#FullCourtDress promotes giving back and fitness in a fun and festive environment. SuperGirl Tori, an avid and skilled basketball player is bridging her love for the game with her commitment to helping homeless families. Her goal is to collect at least 100 coats that protect children from the cold of winter. The basketball game will be youth-led, including a half-time fashion show. With support from local college team players and former WNBA players, the event is an example of youth…
5K community walk/run and 1-mile walk to support GrassROOTS Community Foundation wellness programs in Essex County and the City of Newark.
SuperCamp is a family-based camp for girls of African descent. Our camp is based on psychological theories that recognize the relationship between positive racial and social identity development for children’s well-being. As a supplement to children’s educational experience, we focus on areas of African and African American history not typically included in standard school curricula. SuperGirls explore and learn the histories of cultural icons and heroes that reflect their own biographies.
On Saturday, June 4th over 400 people enjoyed an interactive fun morning of family wellness activities. For the fourth year in a row, GrassROOTS Chairman of the Board Tarik “Black Thought” Trotter, from the Legendary Roots Crew, led the race showing us why he is one of the greatest of all times.
MayMovement is a fun, high energy, encouraging and supportive community wellness program. It is designed to energize individuals, families and communities to engage in outdoor activities together starting on May 1, 2016.
Help serve dinner or provide dessert for senior citizens. On November 23rd from 5:30-7:30pm, GrassROOTS Community Foundation SuperGirls in partnership with Vonda’s Kitchen will serve senior citizens of Georgia King Village a four-course meal for Thanksgiving.