Take A Chance

“Make every failure an opportunity for success; then you will have that opportunity to achieve great things.”

-TJ Carrie

Mission Statement

The TJ Carrie Foundation was established in 2016 and has been established as a donor advised fund at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation and has a 501c3 designation.  With signature programs such as, “Take A Chance: Dream Big” and “Take A Chance: Take Heart”, the foundation provides a platform for TJ to engage and challenge local youth to understand what it takes to follow their dreams and accomplish their goals. The mission of the TJ Carrie Foundation is to help our youth discover their greatness through health, education, and community programs and events.

TJ Carrie’s 2017 My Cause My Cleats

2017 My Cause My Cleats NFL.com I will be wearing my hearts on my feet by showcase cleats representing my charity for heart disease. Get a sneak peek at the cleats and the causes behind them....

Raiders Participate in Super Kids-Super Sharing Event

Posted January 22, 2016 Raiders players TJ Carrie, Lorenzo Alexander, Andre Holmes, Justin Ellis, Rod Streater, and Dan Willams  participated in the Super Kids-Super Sharing event, as part of the...

Raiders CB TJ Carrie Participates in Read Across America Day

Posted March 2, 2016 TJ Carrie visited Walt Disney Elementary School in San Ramon and celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday while reading to 4th and 5th grade students.  This would have been Dr. Seuss’...

TJ Carrie was on hand to present the 2015 Coaches of the Year Award

Posted Jan 11, 2016 TJ Carrie was on hand to present the 2015 Oakland Raiders High School “Coaches of the Year” Award.  The Hornets tripled their win total from the previous season, qualifying for...

Blue Angels Visit Raiders HQ

The Blue Angels visited the Raiders Alameda, Calif., facility this week in preparation for Fleet...

Raiders Help Make a Wish Come True

Posted Nov 2, 2015 The Oakland Raiders welcomed seven-year-old Chase DeLisle to their facility and O.co Coliseum over the weekend. The Oakland Raiders welcomed seven-year-old Chase DeLisle to their...

Raiders Help Refurbish Playground

Posted Mar 23, 2015 TJ Carrie and Dan Kistler recently helped refurbish the playground at Emerson Elementary School. TJ Carrie and Dan Kistler spent Saturday morning at Emerson Elementary School...

Raiders and Clorox Visit MLK Jr. Elementary

Posted Oct 28, 2014 Rebecca CormanRaiders.comFacebook Twitter CB TJ Carrie, OL Austin Howard, TE Brian Leonhardt and former Raiders LB Sam Williams, with The Clorox Company, spent time with students...