VICTOR GREEN FOUNDATION
The mission of Victor Green Foundation is to raise funds to benefit and provide opportunity to nonprofit youth programs that focus on teaching and encouraging, the value of education, physical fitness, wellness, and positive character to America’s under served and at-risk youth, empowering them for a better future.
All of his exceptional athletic talents and professional accomplishments have led Green to his true passions for community and family. His philanthropic work has been a constant in both his personal and professional pursuits.
In 1995, Victor Green Co-started Professional Partners for Youth Development designed a non-profit organization that was determined to be a bright spot in the community, where Green grew up. To this day, the organization offers school tutoring, mentoring, college preparatory work with rewards of “Saturday Fun Day” and scholarships for outstanding academic improvement and achievement.
The Professional Partners for Youth Development is located in Americus, Georgia. While the Victor Green Foundation is located in the New York area, Victor and his wife worked with various foundations such as Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and a TV special, Lifetime TV Breast Cancer Talk and shopping event hosted by designer, Nicole Miller.
The Greens supported the Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence with televised public service announcements, cell phone drives, in collaboration with AT&T Wireless, and used their influence to acquired toys for Christmas parties for the children and women in battered shelters. With the National Food Network, he and his wife spent time serving food in food kitchens, in the Long Island, NY area. In September of 2001, after the tragic events of 9/11, Victor spent time working with the American Red Cross. He volunteered his time serving water to firefighters and survivors of the World Trade Center bombings at ‘Ground Zero’.
Due to his passion for public service, Green was awarded the “Key to the City of Americus” because of his exceptional work in his home town community. Green was also honored along with President Jimmy Carter in a salute to “Americus Greats”.
Green along with Coach Dan Reeves, Coach Chan Gailley, Olympic Gold Medallist Angie Myers and others have their hand prints in front of the historic Ylander Theatre in Americus, GA. Green also has a street named after him, Victor Green #21 Drive, in his home town. Victor Green is happily married to his wife Esther and has 3 children. They reside in Alpharetta, GA where he is continuing his endeavors as a philanthropist, businessman and entrepreneur.