The 5050 Foundation believes in every kids incredible potential. Were committed to breaking the barriers that hold them back, especially when it comes to their medical and financial needs.
The 5050 Foundation empowers the next generation to make the most of their lives–and make a bigger difference in our world.
Mookie Betts grew up in Tennessee where his mom was his first little league baseball coach. Showing exceptional talent Betts signed to the University of Tennessee while still a junior in high school but was recruited to play for the Boston Red Sox in 2011. Only two years after his official rookie season. Mookie is an MVP and two-time World Series Champion.
More than 30 million children are growing
up in poverty. In one low income community
there was only one book for every 300 children.
Roughly 2.2 million people are locked out of health coverage because the states rejected Medical expansion, nearly 60 percent are P.O.C.
By the end of the fourth grade, African American Hispanic and low income students are already two years behind grade level.
56 percent of Black adults owe money for a medical or dental bill, compared with 37 percent of White adults.
Less than 30 percent of students in the bottom quarter of income enroll in a four year school. Among that group, less than 50 percent graduate.
27 percent of Black households hold medical debt compared to 16.8 percent of non Black households.
The 5050 Foundation has committed to launching and continuing to further three pillar programs in 2023. These programs are AAU Team Mookie, Betts on Us Fund and a Financial Literacy Program.
Mookie and Briana Betts believe in every kids incredible potential and strive to create programs that further ones future.