“On behalf of the families we support at The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House, I would like to thank you for your support with meals for the holidays. Your support helps us to continue in our mission to create a community of comfort and hope for families of seriously ill children.” – Anthony Stover, Special Events Manager
A nourishing meal shared with family and friends is a holiday tradition that makes the holiday season special. It’s a time for families to come together and enjoy each other’s company – a time for laughter and making great memories. But for many struggling families unsure of how they’ll be able to afford all the fixings, it can also be a stressful and difficult time.
The Holiday Dinner Basket Surprise is a signature event of the foundation that underscores the spirit of giving during the holidays, and the importance of “giving back” to the community.
Reflecting the jersey number 27 Malcolm wears on the field, The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation partners with 27 local churches, non-profits, and social service organizations to identify families in need. Holiday Dinner Basket Surprise has served more than 800 families since 2011. Striving to make a sustainable impact on young people and their families in every city in which Jenkins has lived, played, and attended school. Holiday Dinner Basket Surprise now serves communities in both the Greater New Orleans and Greater Philadelphia regions.