MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation
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MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation

The Mission of the MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation is to develop champions in classrooms, on tennis courts and throughout communities. 

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As we look to the future, which includes building a Teen Center that will allow us to better serve our students and the community, we asked our students to reflect on what MWYF has taught them so far. Follow the link below to read their answers!


XGLOsive turns traditional tennis into a fun, no-pressure social experience for people of all ages and abilities. Unlike traditional tennis events, XGLOsive takes the pressure off and turns the music and the fun all the way up!

Our tennis courts with be equipped with glow in the dark tennis balls, nets, and more for this special event! All skill levels are invited to attend.

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Check our calendar for details and a full list of all upcoming events.

Discounted Sports Tickets

Get discounted tickets to see the PLAYERS, Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, and more while also supporting MWYF! Click here to learn more.



One of the most important gifts you can give us is the gift of your time. Whether you prefer to work at a special event, mentor a child, or help in our programs or office, there is a variety of ways to get involved. Check our calendar for upcoming volunteer opportunities or download our comprehensive list of volunteer opportunities to see all opportunities for 2019.



MWYF is able to provide outstanding programs and services to Jacksonville's at-risk youth through generous donations from people like you. Unrestricted gifts allow us to address our most critical needs. However, we have a select number of unique and meaningful programs that are also funded through donor support. Contributions are tax deductible.        



Our Annual Gala recognizes our student athletes for all of their hard work and success on and off the tennis court. We hope that you will join us at this year's Annual Gala to witness some of the amazing accomplishments of our brightest student-athletes. Check back for info on our 2019 Gala. Dates are usually set mid-spring.


Generations of Hope

An inside look at the generational impact the MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation is having in the urban core of Jacksonville, Florida.


Serving Hope. Changing Lives.