What is the Mr. October Foundation?

Established in 1997 in CA – Founded by Reginald Martinez “Reggie” Jackson, a retired Major League Baseball right fielder who played from 1967 to 1987 for the Oakland A’s, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels. Jackson, nicknamed “Mr. October,” is a 14-time All-Star, 5-time World Series champion, and 2-time World Series MVP. He was inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993.

What is the Mr. October Foundation?

Established in 1997 in CA – Founded by Reginald Martinez “Reggie” Jackson, a retired Major League Baseball right fielder who played from 1967 to 1987 for the Oakland A’s, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels. Jackson, nicknamed “Mr. October,” is a 14-time All-Star, 5-time World Series champion, and 2-time World Series MVP. He was inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993.

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The Mr. October Foundation for Kids (MOFK) is a California non-profit public benefit corporation, founded by Reginald M. Jackson on March 20, 1997 with the mission of improving educational opportunities for underprivileged youth.  Its primary mission is to provide realistic and reachable goals for underserved communities, where children have not shown a predisposition toward academic achievement, even though they are capable of doing so. Only through education can we empower children to lead more productive lives.  Neither poverty nor illiteracy indicates a lack of intellect.  The New Economy thrives with the perspectives brought by our Nation’s motivated youth, and STEM is the future of the New Economy. Early exposure to STEM is where the motivation begins. Continue reading “About”

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