Shades Of Greatness, Inc.
Shades of Greatness, Inc. (“SOGI”), the LeSean McCoy Foundation is a nonprofit and 501(c) organization. The foundation raises awareness, educates and may serve as a direct impact to an individual or family in need who has been diagnosed with or affected by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (“ALS”). Assistance comes in the forms of home modifications, communicative technology, clothing, transportation or other needs to assist the patient in living with ALS as manageable as possible.
SOGI is also an active resource in the community by empowering and uplifting socially and economically challenged, at-risk youths in Pennsylvania. A goal is to share accurate information that educates, inspires and improves the quality of life for children, their families and their communities
Shades of Greatness, Inc., the LeSean McCoy Foundation puts on several events annually. Click on the buttons below to view what events are currently scheduled and past activities for each event.
Multiple times a year LeSean reaches out to Pennsylvania and New York communities to bring them together, enrich the community and give back. With a focus on socio-economically disadvantaged children and their families, he hosts charity cookouts, job and community resources fair, softball and basketball games, turkey drives, school supplies and uniform handouts, holiday season gift giving; and direct support to individuals/families battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (“ALS”) also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
After LeSean’s late grandmother, Maryann Branch, lost her battle to ALS, the disease has become a driving force behind the creation of LeSean’s Foundation. The Foundation has since been dedicated to helping the fight against Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS).
The Foundation provides direct support to individuals battling ALS to ensure a comfortable quality of life; and supporting their family and caregivers in providing quality life care. Additionally, the Foundation provides support to organizations working to find both cures and treatments for people currently living with this deadly neurodegenerative disease.
The events held not only celebrate the life of his late grandmother but also raise money for assisting individuals battling ALS, providing support for the families and caregivers, raising awareness of the deadly neurodegenerative disease, supporting organizations completing research for curing the disease and enrichment and support of socio-economically disadvantaged children and their families. By attending you will be contributing to the fight against Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS) and enriching communities where help is needed.