The Dunn Foundation

The Dunn Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, founded in 2004 by William Dunn has a mission of working with businesses, professional athletes, schools, community organizations and other nonprofits to provide families with free community resources. Dr. Dunn better known as "Dunn" is an Author, Motivational Speaker, Iraq Veteran, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. Dunn, who grew up a troubled, poor youth between Virginia and New York City, was involved in gang activity at an early age, was once told by high school Principal that "he wouldn't amount to anything." Dunn lost three of his friends to gun violence before the age of 21. It wasn't until Dunn became involved in sports when his life turned around; Dunn was an all-around athlete excelling in basketball, football, track and boxing. Dunn was a Golden Gloves boxing champion and won three state boxing titles as a teenager; went to college on a basketball scholarship bouncing from school to school eventually landing at Longwood University where he set seven individual and team records. Dunn is the author of the following books, Broken Wings, Inspirational Words based on a true story and Broken Wings II, Inspirational Quotes for your Soul. Dunn is a former college basketball coach/recruiter and NBA talent scout. Dunn balances his life between coaching, mentoring, speaking and hosting the following charitable events: Back2School Free Bookbag Giveaway, Annual Free College Tour, Warming Hearts for Homeless and Annual Turkey Giveaway which has attracted dozens of business partners to support an effort of providing hundreds of families with a free turkey for Thanksgiving. 

Dunn and his family will never forgets their roots and the value of helping others. The Dunn Foundation want to change the world through giving and helping communities in need by providing them with free resources of support.  The Dunn Foundation has worked with hundred of volunteers, community partners and businesses over the past 15 years to provide thousands of families with support. In addition to providing resources for families The Dunn Foundation has a year round initiative to provide homeless teens and adults with resources of support as well. The Dunn Foundation believes that providing people with resources of support not only puts a smile on their faces, it also gives them "hope" which is the first step toward getting pass life's challenges.


"It's not about your start, it's about your finish"

 William Dunn

"Adidas Sound Mind Sound Body Tour"

The Dunn Foundation and partners have provided over 4,000 families with free turkeys for Thanksgiving 

The Dunn Foundation Annual Free Turkey Grab-N-Go Giveaway

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Iverson Mall

3737 Branch Avenue

Temple Hills, MD 20748

9:00am-11:00am

Pre-registration is required

See details below

To sponsor a family, you can do one of the following:

-Donate $25 per family

-Donate turkey(s) per family

-Purchase a Weis Market Gift Card

Cash app: $DunnDF

Paypalpaypal.me/dunnfoundation

"Working Together To Change The World"

The Dunn Family Foundation Annual Free Turkey Giveaway

To register to receive a turkey please click link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-dunn-foundation-annual-free-turkey-giveaway-tickets-76439860681-only 25 slots available

* Continue to check website for waiting list updates

Event sponsors: 

The Dunn Foundation, Law Offices of Greenberg & Bederman, Shops at Iverson Mall, NBC Washington, Lifting As We Climb FoundationThe Dollet Family, The Rose Foundation, Chick Fil-A of District Heights, Weis Market, Sound Mind Sound Body Academy, Rare Essence Band, Zeno Associates, L.L.C

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The Dunn Foundation Annual Free Bookbag & Supplies Giveaway 

Provided over 550 students with free backpacks, supplies, Chick-Fil-A meals, haircut and hairstyling vouchers to assist with online learning during the coronavirus epidemic ‚Äč

The Dunn Foundation

provided free Chick Fil-A lunches to staff at Seabury Friendship Terrance Senior Living Facility

"The Dunn Foundation First Responders Free Lunch Initiative" are providing free lunch to a healthcare facility to show our appreciation for your sacrifice and hard work. To nominate your facility follow us on Instagram and post a picture of your healthcare facility then tag us on your social media @thedunnfoundation #thedunnfoundation

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Facebook @iamdunnperiod @thedunnfoundation

Twitter @thedunnfoundation

The Dunn Foundation

provided staff free lunches at Fairfax INOVA Heart and Vascular Institute 

"The Dunn Foundation First Responders Free Lunch Initiative" are providing free lunch to a healthcare facility to show our appreciation for your sacrifice and hard work. To nominate your facility follow us on Instagram and post a picture of your healthcare facility @thedunnfoundation then tag us on your social media: #thedunnfoundation

Follow us:

Instagram @thedunnfoundation

Facebook @iamdunnperiod @thedunnfoundation

Twitter @thedunnfoundation

The Dunn Foundation

provided 100 free lunches for healthcare workers at Children's National Medical Center

"The Dunn Foundation First Responders Free Lunch Initiative" are providing free lunch to a healthcare facility to show our appreciation for your sacrifice and hard work. To nominate your facility follow us on Instagram and post a picture of your healthcare facility @thedunnfoundation then tag #thedunnfoundation


Follow us:

Instagram @thedunnfoundation

Facebook @iamdunnperiod @thedunnfoundation

Twitter @thedunnfoundation


To donate:

cash app: $dunnfoundation

PayPal: paypal.me/dunnfoundation


The Dunn Foundation Annual Back to School Giveaway


Dunn with NBC News 4 Reporter Molette Green, Angela Suggs and Trevelle Harvey of Chick Fil A.


The Dunn Foundation, Chick Fil- A (District Heights), Continental Societies (PG Chapter) and the many  partners  provided over 500 children with free book bags, school supplies, free haircuts, free hairstyles, free dental checks and free food just before school started and was featured on NBC News for their efforts.

THE DUNN FOUNDATION

ANNUAL BACK2SCHOOL GIVEAWAY

SAVE THE DATE

AUGUST 22, 2020




The Dunn Foundation Annual Turkey Giveaway 2020

SAVE THE DATE

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Iverson Mall

Temple Hills, MD

Pre-registration is required


To sponsor a family or to donate please click on:

$25 to sponsor a family to receive a turkey

cash app: $dunnfoundation

PayPal: paypal.me/dunnfoundation


Event sponsors and donors: The Lifting As We Climb Foundation, Radio One, NBC News 4, Law Offices of Greenberg & Bederman, Community Group , Sound Mind Sound Body Academy, Polish Productions, The Shops of Iverson Mall, Chick Fil- A (District Heights), Rare Essence Band, Weis Markets, Markia's Rose Foundation, The Kelly Family, The Training Source, The Connor Family, The Williams Family, The Jones Family


For questions please email: [email protected]




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The Dunn Foundation Annual Turkey Giveaway

Dunn and Siraaj Hasan, Founder of The Lifting As We Climb Foundation

The Dunn Foundation and The Lifting As We Climb Foundation have provided over 1000 families in the Ward 7 Northeast neighborhood of Washington, DC with a turkey for Thanksgiving


The Dunn Foundation

The Dunn Family Foundation have provided: 

 -3500 Free turkeys to families for Thanksgiving

-2500 Free book bags to kids for School

-2000 snack bags to the Homeless

-5,000 free meals to families


"Anyone can change the world through giving"

William Dunn, 2018

Contact us to see what we can do for you!

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Events to Remember

The Dunn Foundation 2020 Community Schedule

Summer, 2020

July 6, 2019

The Dunn Foundation First Responders Free Lunch Initiative

Summer 2020

Eligibility requirements listed above

Sat

3rd Saturday

The Dunn Foundation Homeless Bag Lunch Drive
Franklin Square Park- Washington, DC

11:00am

TBA


The Dunn Foundation College Scholarships 

Applications will be available soon, continue to check the website.

Thur

Aug. 22

2020

The Dunn Foundation Back2School Free Bookbag & Supplies Drive-Thru Giveaway

Iverson Mall Parking Lot- Temple Hills, MD

11:00am-1:00pm

Must pre-register. See registration information above

Sat 

Nov.21,

2020


Nov,. 7, 2019

The Dunn Foundation Annual Turkey Giveaway

Location: TBA