DeAndre Jordan Treehouse Giving is committed to
support, mentor and educate single parent families,
by providing enrichment opportunities and
resources that enhance the whole family.
The DeAndre Jordan Treehouse Giving Foundation’s core values are built around DeAndre and his brothers loving bond with their mother Kim, who selflessly created a nurturing environment for her children to grow.
The DeAndre Jordan Treehouse Giving Foundation is committed to support, mentor and educate single parent families, by providing enrichment opportunities and resources that enhance the whole family.
The foundation’s partnerships with organizations like Scholastic Reading and Project Fatherhood at The Children’s Institute, raise awareness and facilitate meaningful experiences and programs that provide valuable tools to empower families.
Our founder, DeAndre Jordan, known for his tenacity on the court and charming wit off the court, is in his 12th season in the NBA as a member of the Brooklyn Nets with the same eager level of competitiveness and sportsmanship he has displayed throughout his career. A Native of Houston Texas, Jordan attended Texas A&M University. Selected 35th overall by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2008 NBA Draft where he played 10 seasons.
Jordan is a three-time All-NBA and two-time NBA All-Defensive Team member, and has twice led the league in rebounding. In 2017, he was named an NBA All-Star for the first time. Jordan currently holds the NBA record for best career field goal percentage at 67.4%. DeAndre Jordan received the NBA Cares Community Assist Award for December 2019.
HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS RAISED
For Harvey Relief via the Rebounds to Rebuild program. DeAndre pledged to donate $100 for every rebound during the 2017-2018 NBA Season.
TEN+ YEARS SERVING COMMUNITIES
Since his Rookie season, DeAndre
has given back to several communities,
especially Houston and Los Angeles.
“Anytime you can help the kids out who are in need
and families who are in need,
it is amazing. It puts a smile on my face.”
— DEANDRE JORDAN
REBOUNDS TO REBUILD
Known in the NBA for his 10+ rebounds per game, Rebounds to Rebuild was started as DeAndre’s way to assist victims in Houston recover after the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. DJ has pledged to donate $100 per rebound grabbed during the 2017-2018 NBA season with a minimum commitment of $100k.
DJ’S 6 DAYS OF GIVING
DJ’s 6 Days of Giving focuses on creating 6 meaningful experiences in the days leading up to Christmas. The program kicked off in 2017 with a DAY 1 shopping spree at MATTEL for 100 kids from the “Why Can’
SHOES THAT FIT
Wearing a size 18 shoe gives you a great appreciation for wearing shoes that are comfortable and fit. A new pair of shoes for a school aged child can be life changing for a child in need. Giving shoes to a child in need also gives Hope, Dignity and Joy.
TIMEOUT FOR READING
Ms. Kim’s Timeout for Reading is a literary initiative, launched in March 2018 at Thompson Elementary (Houston, TX), with the goal of encouraging kids to develop a love for reading. Thompson Elementary is one the places that DeAndre has some of his fondest childhood memories.
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Let's build this Foundation together.
Whether you’ve been a part of our community from the start, or you’re just getting started, we love to have you involved. With your support,
we can build more and better programs with higher impact that will revitalize our mentorship, communities
and provide enrichment opportunities, education and resources that enhance entire families and households.
Help empower our communities by making a gift today
NBA and Kaiser Permanente Donated $10,000 to DeAndre Jordan’s Treehouse Giving
DeAndre Jordan has received the December 2019 NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente in recognition of his efforts to brighten the holidays for children and families through his “6 Days of Giving” initiative, the NBA announced today. The award recognizes a player each month who best reflects the passion that the league and NBA players share for giving back to their communities
The NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente recognizes an NBA player each month who best reflects the passion that the league and its players share for giving back to their communities. NBA Senior Vice President of Social Responsibility Todd Jacobson and Brooklyn Nets General Manager Sean Marks presented the award to Jordan during an on-court ceremony before the Nets’ home game against the Los Angeles Lakers. Kaiser Permanente and the NBA donated $10,000 on Jordan’s behalf to DeAndre Jordan’s Treehouse Giving.
”With the goal of supporting, mentoring and educating families, DeAndre Jordan’s Treehouse Giving provides enrichment opportunities and resources that enhance entire households. Jordan is also an advocate for sustainable living, and recently partnered with Arvin Goods, an eco-friendly sock brand, and Thrive Market, an organization that helps families access healthy plant-based meals.” Said NBA Cares.
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers
On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018, Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers generously donated $15,000 to the DeAndre Jordan Treehouse Giving Fund.
"The check presentation took place on Tuesday, May 29, at the Raising Cane’s in Laguna Hills. NBA star and self-proclaimed “Caniac” DeAndre Jordan was in attendance to personally receive the donation on behalf of his foundation.
“It was exciting to be back here in Laguna Hills,” said Graves. “I worked as a boilermaker in El Segundo and Torrance to raise money to start Raising Cane’s more than 20 years ago. It’s always an incredible feeling to visit our California restaurants and to show our support of the local community here. DeAndre has been a true Caniac ever since his time at Texas A&M. He is a great leader on and off the court, and I admire his passion and the work of his foundation. We’re honored to show our support for him and the foundation’s initiative to raise awareness and facilitate meaningful experiences and programs that provide valuable tools to empower families.”"
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DeAndre Jordan Treehouse Giving, Inc.
33 W Ontario St, Suite 56 AB
Chicago, IL 60654