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A Non Profit 501 (c)(3) established in 2018 to provide positive outlets and affordable resources for underprivileged families in the Summit County area, with a strong emphasis on at risk youth!


Restoring the positive male influence 


Reduce Gun Violence by creating positive outlets for our youth 


Create programs designed to mentally, spiritually and one day financially empower the families in disadvantaged communities


Fallen Fathers Foundation was designed to help children from fatherless households, whether it be due to DEATH, INCARCERATION, or ABSENCE...We are working tirelessly to create youth and community development through mentoring, programming, recreation, and community service. With a strong emphasis on education, mental health, and financial empowerment. Recognizing that in lower class communities these  factors influence much of the crime. Fallen Fathers will work directly with families to help create a better situation. 

Founder/CEO/Qualified Behavioral Health Specialist 

Timothy R Anderson Jr


Facebook:Tim Anderson Jr

Instagram: FallenFathers_CEO

-Senior Operations Manager of The Exit Program Akron 

- Youth Development

-Community Outreach

-Father of 9 (Desean, Alyvia, Tim III, Kartier, Alijah, *step-children  Ava, Autumn, Nicole & Brooklynn)

-2001 Graduate of Akron Central-Hower

-Hiram College 2002-2005 (Communications Major)

-University Of Akron 2005-2006 

-2018 F.I.G.H.T.E.R of the year Award recipient

-2019 Mighty Men of Valor - Community Service Award by Ohio Black Women's Leadership Caucus

-2018 Community Achievement Award

-2018 Community Involvement Award

-Speaker at the 2018 J.O.G. Leadership Development Conference

-Panelist at the 2018 Black History "Who Inspired You" Event

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Akron launching grant program in effort to curb violence

  On behalf of the Fallen Fathers Foundation, we would like to thank the City of Akron, Ohio - Mayor's Office for their grant award of $100,000 to fund our mentoring program and our efforts to help reduce the rate of gun violence in our disadvantaged neighborhoods! These funds will go a long way in helping us to provide more positive outlets and resources in the community!

The Team

CFO/Treasure - Jameel Henderson - meel8323@gmail.com

Program Director/Secretary - Mercedes Benford - msmercedesbenford@gmail.com

Community Outreach Coordinator - RachiaWilliams - fallenfatherscommunityoutreach@gmail.com

Social Media Manager- Tyechia Young













-FALLEN FATHERS LANDSCAPING(Landscaping, Hauling, Pressure Washing, Leaf Removal, etc... ) 




Help Save Our Community

Sponsor a child by making a $15 monthly contribution!


  If you're a father and have questions related to specific topics regarding fatherhood (child support, custody, co-parenting, etc.) this is where you'll want to be! Every Saturday from April 23rd to June 18th, Fallen Fathers will be hosting a FREE fatherhood workshop at Lawton Street Community Center. Each week will be a different discussion topic, with an "open forum" opportunity each session. Here's the thing: there will be limited space! So if you're interested, please don't hesitate to sign up! You must sign up in order to participate.

2022 Fallen Fathers Foundation, S.O.C Youth Summer Camp will be held at Good Shepherd Baptist Church 1010 S. Hawkins Ave. Akron OH. 44320.

This year's camp will be sponsored by Families First Health Services a local mental/behavioral health agency in the Akron area. All staff will be background checked federally and locally!

Our CEO of Fallen Fathers Foundation (Tim Anderson Jr) is also a Qualified Behavioral Health Specialist.

The camp will be from June 13th to August 5th. Monday - Friday 8:30am - 2:30pm. Early pick up beginning at 8 am and late pick being 3 pm. With field trips each Friday! We will be accepting the first 75 children in grades K-5.

Students will engage in daily learning activities as well as some fun of course. Part-time tutors will be available to those students who may possibly need some assistance prior to the new school year.

Registration is $275 per student to be paid prior to June 6th! But remember spots are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Payment will be accepted via:

• money order out to Fallen Fathers Foundation

• Cash

• CashApp $FallenFathers

Register at the link below

Become A Fallen Fathers Mentor

Join The Village

If you have a passion to help the youth and would like to become a Fallen Fathers Foundation Mentor, sign up today by clicking the top picture and creating a Mentor Profile! Make sure to add Fallen Fathers Foundation as your affiliated organization as we are a partner of iCare Mentoring and the United Way!

All mentors are trained and required to pass a background check

Rest In Peace Nick Bobo 12-30-18 (Nick and the mother of his twin boys were killed in a car accident by a drunk driver. They leave behind  all together 6 children. Nick was a parent volunteer for the Fallen Fathers After School Program!

Give Back To Your Community

Our Founder Tim, our CFO Jameel Henderson and Tim's son Desean at the FIGHT Conference receiving the F.I.G.H.T.E.R of the Year award

We were blessed with the opportunity to take 54 inner city children to the Pro Football Hall Of Fame! 

Our Founder Tim Anderson and Ward 4 City Councilman Russ Neal

Our Founder Tim alongside Monique Cook and Judge David Hamilton

Our Founder Tim Anderson Jr with the 2019 Inaugural Save Our Community Easter Talent Show Winner Ciatta Gibson

Our Founder Tim, sons Desean, and Tim III, President Krissondra Walker, and CFO Jameel Henderson, along with a few of our volunteers  (Habitat For Humanities)

Our Founder Tim with Pastor Norris of FAME Fathers

Our Founder presenting a workshop for JOGS @ the John S. Knight Center 

Save Our Community Event

Our Founder Tim and Secretary Mercedes Benford at our After School Youth Mentoring Program @ Lawton Street Community Center

Breast Cancer Awareness Walk 2018

BackPack 2 School 2018 @ Lock 3 We along with partner organizations were able to provide over 1000 backpacks and school supplies to the community 

Our Founder receiving a community achievement award at the Network Extravaganza alongside Hiram Akeem of Akron Hip Hop and The Reporter Newspaper

Our founder Tim Anderson Jr. speaking to the youth at the Goalgetta Academy 2nd Annual SUCCESS IS THE ONLY OPTION TEEN CAREER DAY!!!


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