Jordan Ruddie, the namesake of the Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation, was a close friend and an inspiration to the founders of RMYF. Tragically, Jordan's intellectual and creative growth was halted and his youth's potential cut short when his life ended prematurely at the age of 26.
The Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation (RMYF), founded in 1997, aims to help underprivileged youth reach their full potential by supporting innovative youth-serving organizations in the geographic areas conducive to RMYF board members forging meaningful partnerships with grant recipients.
RMYF is governed by eight board members of diverse backgrounds who reward selected philanthropies by helping them expand their reach. Currently its officers are:
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