W.K. Kellogg Foundation Awards Silverback Society a $300,000 Grant to Fund the Mentorship of Impressionable Young MenMay 8, 2013 - 1 minute read
The Silverback Society is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2007 to provide mentoring services to eighth-grade boys located throughout the City of New Orleans. The Silverback’s Society’s mantra is, “Generations Depend on Me,” and its objective is to provide positive male role models and life-changing educational opportunities to boys, particularly African Americans.
The Silverback Society is proud and thrilled to be awarded a three-year $100,000 commitment from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Roy J. Rodney, Jr., Managing Director of Rodney & Etter, LLC, is a founding member of the Silverback Society and currently serves on the Board of Directors. Mr. Rodney has also donated legal services to the organization. Rodney & Etter, LLC, the Silverback Society and W.K. Kellogg Foundation share the common belief that investing in our children today is truly paying it forward for the world’s future tomorrow.Tags: African American, education, New Orleans, role models, Roy J. Rodney, Silverback Society, W.K Kellog Foundation