Giving hope to children and families in underserved communities
After almost two decades of organic growth, the foundation has secured partners with similar values and has been able to reach even more children and expand our goals to include more programming to address broader needs that affect our children.
More about this cause
UD Kids was initially fully self-funded by a young UD whose NBA contract was not even secure. However, the family brought joy to inner city children, in situations quite like UD’s childhood, by gifting them toys and school supplies.
Annual Holiday Shopping Spree
Volunteers take honor roll students on a holiday shopping spree to Walmart. In December 2021, 100 kids each received $200 gift cards
Anatomy Gyms Push-up Challenge in partnership with Make-a-Wish Foundation
Proceeds raised go towards the enrichment of children’s lives in underserved communities and to grant wishes to local children.
Udonis Haslem Celebrity Sports Academy
The Udonis Haslem Foundation partnered up with the Celebrity Sports Academy to sponsor 25 children to attend. Udonis hosted his camp at his alma mater, Miami High, with over 200 children.