BEES, INC.
Building and Empowering through Entertainment and Sports​​
A 501 (C) 3 Private Foundation

ABOUT

MISSION
To use athletics and the arts to eradicate the ills that disenfranchise economically disadvantaged communities.  



GOALS​
To organize programs and services that directly effect

socio-economic and educational mobility. 


To support existing organizations that foster 

athletics and fine arts participation. 


To make human and financial commitments to organizations with objectives that are consistent with our mission. 


PHILOSOPHY
We believe that athletes and entertainers desire to give back to the communities from which they were reared and become economic assets, business leaders, educators and role models.



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STRATEGY

Our public-private approach typically revolves around incorporating athletes and entertainers into a marketing strategy that includes social responsibility, community engagement, branding and goodwill.



EXPERTISE
Charitable Events


Curriculum Design 


Endowment Strategies 


Strategic Alliances



BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Guy Troupe

former college football player

 

Curtis Blackwell ​​ 

former college football player


Grant Davis

former college track and field athlete


Kirk Dixon

former college baseball player


Dwight Eaton

former college football player 


Ray Ellis

former professional football player


Dr. Janice Hilliard

former college basketball player


Eric Johnson

former college baseball player


Derrick McCray

former college football player


INCORPORATION

BEES was established as a 501 (c) 3 organization in 1995. We received designation as a private foundation in 2000. Donations to our organization can be made under Internal Revenue Section 170.  Bequests, legacies, devises, transfers or gifts can also be made to our organization under Internal Revenue Sections 2055, 2106 and 2522.


CHARITABLE SUPPORT

We are looking to align with individuals and organizations that understand the value of leveraging sports and entertainment for our private foundation's intended purpose.  Parties interested in supporting our mission can mail donations payable to BEES, Incorporated.



CONTACT INFORMATION

MAILING ADDRESS

509 Elm Street, Suite 306, Dallas, TX 75202


PHONE 

214-749-7833


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