CFC40 wants to spotlight a Black Superhero in your community and support their efforts. To join the challenge, go to Instagram and: FIRST, follow @BlackSuperheroProject and @CFC40_official to connect directly to the initiative and CFC40 projects happening in a city near you. SECOND, post a video on Instagram identifying an issue that CFC40 needs to address in your city with the hashtag #BlackSuperheroChallenge. THIRD, in a separate post challenge as many heroes as you can in your city to post about their heroic acts in your community. Tell them to use the hashtag #BlackSuperheroChallenge. The important thing is to make sure those heroes post about their activities. We want to see what you are doing and do our part. Better together. Submissions are accepted through 5/28
Thank you to our National partners for their kindness and generosity. The impact they’ve made in our community cannot be understated. You can become a Superhero by lending a helping hand to our efforts of service. click here to send us a message
CFC40 has partnered with Comfort Cases for an activation that center's the city's youth in foster care. We will be providing durable comfort cases that carry essential supplies for young people along with some of special touches like pajamas, slippers, and linen, that allow young people in the foster care system to transition with a feeling of dignity and compassion knowing that they have not been forgotten. #CheckOnNOLA
Together with the City of Boston's Office of Returning Citizens and several other community partners, we centered returning citizens and their families for a special day of inclusion. The day focused on total wellness, the importance of mentoring, and transitioning back into the workforce while also connecting participants and their families with a network of supportive and essential resources. We wanted to ensure our returning citizens that the community stands ready to encourage and to support their journey forward. #CheckOnBoston
CFC40 partnered with Love Yourself Always Inc. for Heart 2 Heart, a three-part activation in Columbia, SC to center and uplift adolescent black girls who are without consistent positive male figures in their lives. The day began with a self-defense class facilitated by US Olympic Judo Master Rhadi Ferguson and was followed by a special Heart 2 Heart brunch where the girls engaged in candid conversation with their male role models. The activation culminated with the male role models teaching the girls how to ride bicycles. #CheckOnColumbia
Through partnerships with a number of Baltimore-based organizations, CFC40 facilitated the purchase and donation of more than 100 care packages containing everything from feminine hygiene products, items for young mothers, and materials for girls in school. Thank you to all volunteers.
CFC40 partnered with Black Millinneals for Flint and First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church of Flint, MI to solicit public donations and purchased pallets of bottled water for families in Flint, MI. We surpassed our goal and donated over 1000 cases of water--in excess of 7,000 gallons--to serve over 500 households served with the much needed necessity of clean water. We charge you to continue supporting First Trinity MBC's efforts to provide clean water for families in Flint.
CFC40 partnered with Houston-based Honor Humanity for A Seat at the Table which provided a group of single black men and single fathers still grappling with the effects of Hurricane Harvey with a total wellness reset. Honorees were treated to a homemade gourmet meal, complimentary grooming services, and communed with a team of mentors across industries to help support their journey forward. Click below to experience more from the project.