Wish Granted: Juan and Yanise Meet the 76ers Team

Wish Granted: Juan and Yanise Meet the 76ers Team

We met fifteen-year-old Juan, his mother Yanise and his younger sister Naliah at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia in the summer of 2022.  Juan had been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, a diagnosis that no boy or his mother and family should ever have to face....
2019 Century Tour

2019 Century Tour

Volunteers and participants at Brooklyn’s Canarsie Pier during the 30th New York City Century Tour. Each year since 2014, The Mary Powell Foundation has supported this event and the underlying idea of Vision Zero*, a global project aimed at reducing fatalities...
2015 High School for Youth & Community Development @ Erasmus Hall

2015 High School for Youth & Community Development @ Erasmus Hall

Joel Reckley not only won this year’s Mary Powell Community Service Award and Scholarship at his HS, but he also qualified for the prestigious President’s Volunteer Service Award, Silver Level, by volunteering over 175 hours between the Brooklyn Library, where he...
2013 – HS for Youth & Community Development @ Erasmus Hall

2013 – HS for Youth & Community Development @ Erasmus Hall

The MPF is honored to have recognized another graduating senior from the HS for Y&CD with the Mary Powell Community Service Award – 2013.  Elizabeth Felix was an active member of the YCD Leadership Class since 10th grade, encouraging students and adults alike to...