Thank you for your generosity. We will use every donated dollar towards our mission which is to promote water safety, healthy living, and the pursuit of dreams. We need your help to battle these staggering statistics.
-Accidental drowning is the second leading cause of death for children 14/Under (CDC) and the third leading cause of death globally (WHO).
-1 in 5 children (ages 13-18) have, or will have, a serious mental illness (NAMI)
-Mental disorders affect 1 in 4 people in the world (WHO)
-1 in 5 children and youth (ages 6-19) suffers from obesity in the US (CDC); More than 41 children around the world are considered overweight,
-More than 340 million children and adolescents (ages 5-19) are overweight or obese (WHO).
The Michael Phelps Foundation (MPF) is a District of Columbia nonprofit corporation that has received recognition of federal tax-exempt status as a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (FEIN # 61-1571538). Contributions to MPF are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. You can visit Guidestar to view our 990’s and email marissa@michaelphelpsfoundation for full audit reports.
If you would like to mail a donation, please send to: Michael Phelps Foundation 7 Ocean Street, South Portland Maine 04106. If you have any questions regarding donations please call (207) 274-2015. The Michael Phelps Foundation (including Michael Phelps) does not solicit funds by direct message over Facebook, Hangouts or any other social media platform.