George Floyd's Story

Born in Fayetteville, North Carolina George Floyd, was a star athlete in high school and among the first of his siblings to attend college. Like all of us, he had some ups and downs in his life, but in adulthood, Floyd became committed to his Christian faith, becoming an active church volunteer and a mentor to troubled youth in his community.

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We work to unite our voices for change, address the root causes of inequality such as economic opportunity, and combat the systemic violence affecting Black Americans by working to build a fair legal system.


The George Floyd Memorial Foundation is a 501(c) (3) organization. All charitable contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the law. Our Tax ID Number is 85-2280701.

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We honor George Floyd’s legacy by uniting and activating our communities to challenge the root causes of racial inequity and end the systemic violence affecting Black Americans.