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Posted: 12:37 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

ALONZO MOURNING



Alonzo Mouring-Alonzo Mourning is the founder of Mourning Family Foundation (formerly known as Alonzo Mourning Charities), a not-for-profit foundation created to inspire others through advocacy, education, and enrichment services. Since 1997, Mourning has raised more than $10 million for various programs that aid in the development of children and their families.Mourning focuses his attention on stimulating the development of youth enrichment centers. With the help of donors, Mourning opened the Overtown Youth Center in the historic South Florida area of Overtown in 2003. The Overtown Youth Center delivers enrichment services that foster hope and promote lifelong learning and success for inner-city youth and citizens.The Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Sr. High Biscayne Bay Campus opened its doors in North Miami, Florida. Located two blocks north of Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus, it was built to relieve overcrowding at nearby Dr. Michael M. Krop and North Miami Beach High Schools. The couple is united through their commitment to the children of the Greater Miami Community.

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