dream to revitalize youth programs in his hometown
neighborhood has eventually flourished in the form of Derek
Anderson Foundation. The main target of the foundation is to
investigate and improve the future of the young people and
others. Through the popular and effective ASSIST programs, The
Foundation has divided its work equally across three important
segments - Community, Youth and The Future.
The Community Assist Program works intimately with various
local, regional and national organizations to assist youth
initiatives and improvement projects. Derek actively
participates in the various programs. From being an advisor to
the participants to the planning activities, he provides his
The Youth Assist Program focuses on education, sports and
fitness with a variety of programs including a basketball
camp, golf clinics, college basketball recruitment assistance,
and several educational scholarships that not only infuses
athleticism and sportsmanship but also educates about other
opportunities available other than sports.
The Future Assist Program is focused on providing new hope and
better opportunities for children and adults alike. Under this
program they facilitate a safe, drug-free learning center
where kids and adults can come to enjoy sports and physical
activities as well as learn about computers, arts, and life.