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"Greater love hath no more than this; that a man lays down his life for his friends.” John 15:13 

See the Foundation Update

The purpose of Nick's Foundation is to:

1. Establish an annual Scholarship for a Delta Kappa Epsilon at Wake Forest. This scholarship will be awarded each year into perpetuity to a DKE who exemplifies Nick's character. The First Scholarship was awarded in 2012.

2. Spearhead a "Cause to Save Lives" in Rhode Island where Nick lost his life, working to have proper signage erected, warning of the dangers of entering the water where it is illegal to do so but no signage existed in August 2011. The first important step in this effort came to fruition on May 5, 2014 when signs were put up. The Foundation will work to monitor enforcement and move to the other areas where proper signage can help Save Lives.

3. Keep Nick's legacy alive by contributing to worthy causes, in his name, and selecting those causes that involve the activities Nick loved. "Soccer in the Streets", "The Harlem Dream Charter School Summer Softball League" and "The Christopher League at NYO" are among those that are supported by Nick's Foundation.


Night Out for Nops.  New York City, February 22,2014. Annual  Foundation fundraiser at the Yale Club.

Connor Stutts, 2014 recipient of the Westminster School Nick Napolitano “No Greater Love” Memorial Award.

NYO Nick Napolitano “Best Buddy” award recipients, Sam Moss and Chad Davis.  ( see photo gallery for additional information )

Video link for WPRI-TV, Providence Rhode Island, May 6, 2014.  Nick’s family and the Foundations’s attorney talks about the recently installed signage at Brenton State Park.

Signage erected in May, 2014 with the goal to “Save Lives”.

Braves Night for the Christopher League, which the Foundation helps fund.

Nick is Everywhere. Please continue to send pictures so we can fill in the globe. Nick's passion was travel and he IS with us. Send pictures to with your name and location.

Hoovers Blue Sox with Joey and Will. See photo gallery for more information

Soccer in the streets annual award to a volunteer , The Nick Napolitano Leadership  Award"
Kiambi Thompson  Receiving   the first annual Leadership award. Flag flown in honor of Nick by Pete Adams, a former DKE Wake Forest, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Annual DKE convention. Bryan Lang 2014 recipient of the Nick Napolitano Outstanding President’s award


*The Nicholas Val Napolitano Memorial Fund is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, Tax I.D. Number 45-3137912.

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