About the Catch 81 Foundation

The O.J. McDuffie Catch 81 Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) public fundraising organization established with the objective to raise money for children’s charitable causes throughout the South Florida community.

The O.J. McDuffie Catch 81 Foundation is committed to support South Florida’s youth through a series of special fundraising events, such as the Annual Spring Celebrity Golf Classic and our Annual Strikes for Kids bowling event, among others.

The Catch 81 Foundation has been able to raise money for various organizations and other non-profits that aid in the support of at-risk children.  With the help of private donors and corporate sponsors, the Catch 81 Foundation will continue to grow and make great strides towards funding various programs and charitable causes and change the lives and futures of our youth.

If you would like to assist us in our mission and are interested in getting involved or making a contribution, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Catch 81 Foundation - Blog

18 December 2018

  • 3rd annual ‘Complete Athletes Awards’ hosted by Atlantic Broadband

    Broadcasting success, the Aventura Marketing Council/ Chamber of Commerce March Breakfast Meeting in partnership with Complete Athletes hosted by Atlantic Broadband recognized inspiring athletes who give back to their communities.

    The event featured Miami Dolphins alumni Vernon Carey, Channing Crowder and OJ McDuffie; and Raiders alumni DeMarcus Van Dyke. Mario Smith, who played in the Canadian Football League, stood in for LA Rams quarterback Kayvon Webster, unable to attend due to an injury. Faheem Ali, Founder/President of Complete Athletes, served as emcee and presented Complete Athletes awards to panelists, who often help him on his student programs. Complete Athletes conducts programs for college prep, professional development and life skills training for student athletes.

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  • Penn State Faithful Rejoice After Penalties Are Lifted

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Coach James Franklin found out the news the same way many of his players and many Penn State students had: via Twitter.

    In 140 characters, in the middle of a Monday afternoon film session, Franklin’s season was radically transformed. The N.C.A.A. announced it had lifted the penalties imposed on Penn State’s football team in 2012, and Franklin, in his first season as the Nittany Lions’ coach, could feel a weight lifted off the embattled program.

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