The Dunn Foundation

The Dunn Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, founded in 2004 by Dr. William Dunn, Iraq Veteran, Author, Motivational Speaker, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. The Dunn Foundation works with businesses, corporations, nonprofits, athletes and organizations to provide FREE community resources for the homeless, children,families in need and veterans. The Dunn Foundation started its first program, The Adopt A Soldier Project, partnering with FedEx in 2004 sending over 1,500 free packages to soldiers who were deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Dunn Foundation hosts several signature events such as the: HBCU Experience College Tour, a free college tour for youth to help them gain insight and exposure to college; Annual Back to School Giveaway, which provides free school supplies and dental checks for school-aged children; Military Appreciation Day, a partnership with Chick-Fil-A for military veterans and their families; Annual Turkey Giveaway, an event that provides free turkeys for families during Thanksgiving. The Dunn Foundation  started a program in 2017 called "Warming Hearts for the Homeless" where they provide free food, clothes and resources to the homeless population each month. The Dunn Foundation will launch The Dunn Foundation Scholarships in 2020, which will provide support for students who attends a four-year college, community college, technical school and/or GED program. The Dunn Foundation has been featured and recognized for its work on NBC News, The White House, The Washington Post, Ebony Magazine, The Washington Times, Military Times and Radio One stations across America. The Dunn Foundation's mission is provide support for homelessness, youth, veterans and disadvantage families. The Dunn Foundation believes that "if we all do a little we can help a lot."

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

Dr. William Dunn

"Adidas Sound Mind Sound Body Tour, 2016"

The Dunn Foundation 

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

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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.




AUGUST 20, 2020

The Dunn Foundation Annual Turkey Giveaway 2020


Saturday, November 21, 2020


To sponsor a family or to donate please click on:

$25 to sponsor a family to receive a turkey

cash app: $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, Weiss Foods, 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 500 families in the Ward 7 Northeast neighborhood of Washington, DC with a turkey for Thanksgiving

The Dunn Foundation

The Dunn Foundation have provided: 

 -3500 Free turkeys to families for Thanksgiving

-2500 Free book bags to kids for School

-2000 snack bags to the Homeless

"Anyone can change the world through giving"

William Dunn, 2018

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Events to Remember

The Dunn Foundation 2020 Community Schedule


Jan.18, 2020

July 6, 2019

The Dunn Foundation MLK Day of Service "Warming Hearts for the Homeless"

Franklin Square Park- Washington, DC



3rd Saturday

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



The Dunn Foundation Annual HBCU College Tour

Location: Morgan State University


Aug. 20


The Dunn Foundation Annual Back to School Free Book Bag Giveaway and Dental Check

Chick Fil A-District Heights, MD





Nov,. 7, 2019

The Dunn Foundation Annual Turkey Giveaway

Location: TBA