The Chris Duhon Stand Tall Foundation is working exhaustively to help fund Education, Welfare and Recreational initiatives. We have numerous areas where we perform work or donate supplies to help out those in need.
The Sneakers-2-Succeed (S2) Campaign is a year-long campaign, to collect brand new or gently used sneakers for children in need. Sneakers-2-Succeed is a collaboration of The Art of Stepping Foundation (AOS)and the Chris Duhon Stand Tall Foundation (CDSTF) We will host several events and establish several drop-off areas to easily donate new or gently used sneakers. Collected sneakers will be donated to selected charities and organizations that work with area children in need. Our mission is to help get our youth active and moving. Learn More
To help in continuing relief efforts in his home state of Louisiana which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina, Chris made a personal donation of $100,000 and established the Stand Tall Foundation. Through his foundation, he launched Operation 21, a project to refurbish 21 outdoor basketball courts in New Orleans and his hometown of Slidell. Duhon grew up playing basketball in Sidell and participating in recreational programs for basketball, football, track and baseball in East New Orleans. He established the hurricane relief fund in 2005 and his efforts have since raised $450,000 for the victims of Katrina and aided in the reconstruction of his hometown. Learn More
Duhon grew up in Slidell, La. just across Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans. Almost immediately after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast including Slidell on August 29, the Bulls guard responded by launching his own Hurricane Relief Fund through his Stand Tall Foundation. Duhon began collecting financial donations and worked quickly with his mother, Vivian Harper, to organize emergency supply drives in Chicago, Northbrook and Lisle, Ill. The three drives resulted in more than 3,300 boxes of items to provide immediate relief to the victims. Clothing, shoes, toiletries, bottled water, cleaning products poured in from donors across the Chicagoland area as over 400 volunteers collected, sorted and packaged the items. Learn More