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"Everybody can be great...because anybody can only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated  by love.



16Ways Celebrates 10 Years of Serving!

16Ways Foundation is ecstatic to celebrate this historic milestone in its 10th year.   Within the first ten years of existence, 16Ways Foundation has proudly and humbly served many communities, including LaGrange, GA, Lexington, KY, Denver, CO, Macomb, MI and other communities all over the country.   As our footprint grows, so grows our accomplishments:  Our accomplishments include:

  • Four (4) Walter Payton Man of the Year Awards for Co-Founder Wesley Woodyard

  • Goodwill Industries Power of Work Community Leader Award for Co-Founder Wesley Woodyard

  • 15 All-American Jr. Olympics Performance Awards – 16Ways Track Club

  •  Over 8,000 books donated - 16 Chapters Literacy program

  • Over150,000 canned goods collected and distributed – Battle of the Harvest

  • Over 5,000 youth participants – Changing Lives One Play/Cheer at a Time Camps

  • Over 6,000 youth served through various programs, including 16Ways GYRLs, We RAWK Tutoring program, and others

  • Partnerships/Sponsorships with over a dozen organizations & corporations


Special Thanks

We would like to thank everyone who has played an active role in helping us achieve our mission.  We are grateful to our funders and sponsors whose generosity is unparalleled. We also thank our volunteers and supporters who help us reach new heights every years.  We thank all parents, grandparents, teachers, coaches, and caregivers who help us serve the students in the most effective possible way.   We finally thank the students, whose energy and enthusiasm and passion drive us all.   You are why we continue to serve, 10 years later....

It's not us, it's about them. Our Youth. Our Future.

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