Oronde McClain Foundation brings thoughtfulness and empathy from the past to create Strength and Unity in our community to make our past and future count. Our vision is to continue to engage and strengthen victims to become survivors.
April 3, 2000, I knew I was not an ordinary child anymore. I got shot in the back of the head near my Mount Airy home. I was in a coma for a month, wheelchair for two years. I faced challenges in my life. I have learned to overcome many obstacles. Philadelphia native who devoted his life to optimizing the quality of life for the mentally disabled and victims of gun violence
My primary goal is to stop or decrease Philadelphia’s violence and help people in need. My reason for helping is that after April 3, 2000, I knew I was not an ordinary child anymore. I got shot in the back of the head near my Mt. Airy home. I was in a coma for a month, wheelchair for two years. I faced challenges in my life. I have learned to overcome many obstacles.
I earned my college degree, I am a motivational speaker, a full-time father of 5, a loving, supportive husband with a non-profit organization, and a full-time job with the government telling you the violence needs to stop.
Although I am a survivor and have a great story to share, my city does not always have great stories. I come before you with a call-to-action. I am the founder of The McClain Foundation; However, we believe our efforts would go even further with your support.
Hence, I request you to donate to The Oronde McClain Foundation.
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