Let's Put Our Future First!

Our mission is to create opportunities for our youth to have real success in life while building and supporting our schools and communities. Using our mantra of Our Future First, we promise to always put our future, our children, first!

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About Us

Brought together by the tragic loss of our friend and student Maurice Lewis, our team consists of individuals who share the belief that we must put our children, our future, first. We are normal people, mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers, wives and husbands, educators and community leaders, who understand that we must act now if we want to create hope for our future. We all have different backgrounds, life experiences, professions, hobbies,  views, and more. Our journeys give us unique perspective to help our communities, schools, and organizations grow and thrive. Let us help you!

What We Do

We provide professional and personal growth opportunities in schools, businesses, & organizations, youth empowerment events, community coalition building, and much more! Just ask!

Community Building

Collaborating with community members to identify areas of need and organize together to make it a reality.

Education & Growth Opportunities

Decades of experience allow us to create programs for students, teachers, communities, and schools to bring real change and growth.

Youth Empowerment

Committed to working with youth to build their power, confidence, and ability to impact their world.

Recap: Our 2nd Annual Holiday Toy Drive

Recap: Our 2nd Annual Holiday Toy Drive

When we announced our Second Annual Holiday Toy Drive in the middle of a global pandemic, we anticipated receiving many requests for help from families in our community. Within a month of launching our sign-up form, we had over 400 responses for individual children...

Help us build Reese’s House!

Help us build Reese’s House!

We started Our Future First, a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit, after losing our friend Maurice Lewis in May of 2018 to an act of random gun violence in our hometown of Millville, NJ. At 19 years old, Reese was the kind of person who did everything he could to help...

2nd Annual Holiday Toy Drive

2nd Annual Holiday Toy Drive

We’re so excited to announce the launch of our 2nd Annual Holiday Toy Drive! Our goal is to help families in our area by providing gifts that bring holiday cheer! You can help by donating toys for any age group or by providing monetary donations that will allow us to...