Listed below are links to resources and articles pertaining to the philanthropic work of Henry Aaron.

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America: In 1994, Hank Aaron and his wife Billye founded the Chasing The Dream Foundation (HACTD) to help youth with exceptional abilities and limited financial resources a chance at chasing their dream– from developing their talent sports and performance arts to becoming a scientist or a pilot.
  • Chasing the Dream Foundation awards scholarships: Another generation is gearing up to chase its dream. Major League Baseball announced Thursday that 44 students from the Boys & Girls Clubs of America have been chosen to receive The Dreamchaser Scholarship, an award presented annually by the Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation…Aaron’s program selects 44 students from Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Hank Aaron continues legacy through giving: Growing up in Mobile, Ala., during the Jim Crow era, Hank Aaron and his siblings faced many obstacles, yet they found a way to persevere. Those challenges continued as Hank and his brother Tommie signed contracts with the Braves and climbed the ladder to the major leagues. As Hank surpassed Babe Ruth to become baseball’s home run king in 1974 and was later elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982, there were many people he could look back upon as having helped him reach the sport’s pinnacle…Article by Baseball Hall of Fame