The CHARLES Foundation is a Philadelphia-based non-profit organization created to help at-risk children. Our work is centered on improving the lives of young people, bringing opportunities to our neighborhoods, and working to end gun violence.  


Updates and Events

On Tuesday, July 23, 2019 CHARLES co-founder Donte Johnson offered a testimony at the PA House policy hearing “Gun Violence: A Statewide Public Health Crisis” in Philadelphia, PA.

Please see the following videos:



The CHARLES Foundation would like to thank everyone who attended and supported our 8th Annual Gala

Photographs from the event are here.


A word from the founder of The Charles Foundation, Movita Jonson-Harrell

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