The Cotchery Foundation is a not-for-profit organization established to benefit underprivileged youth. Our mission is to inspire children to conceive and achieve goals through programs and services designed to enhance their futures.
We want to show that anyone can do extraordinary things if they possess the desire and a passion to succeed. The Cotchery Foundation seeks to plant seeds of hope, opportunity and achievement in the lives of youth, pushing them to reach beyond their current realities and propelling them toward a future brighter than they ever conceived or imagined.
Jerricho Cotchery, Jr. was inspired to develop The Cotchery Foundation because of his own personal experiences growing up as an underprivileged youth in Birmingham, Alabama. In an effort to provide children with a sense of hope and opportunity, Jerricho Cotchery and wife Mercedes established The Cotchery Foundation on one core principle: that we are all created equal. The foundation seeks to ensure that children understand the possibilities and opportunities that exist within this gracious gift of equality. Read More ›