Adam Taliaferro Foundation

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2018 Adam Taliaferro Foundation/SJFCA All-Star Football Classic Set for June 28th at Rowan University

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Annual Adam Taliaferro Foundation--South Jersey Football Coaches Association (SJFCA) All-Star Classic will be played on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Rowan University in Glassboro at 7 p.m., and proceeds will benefit the Adam Taliaferro Foundation.

Coaches for the game will be Cumberland’s Dwayne Hendricks (Blue Roster) and Timber Creek’s Rob Hinson (White Roster). 

The rosters for the annual game, which attracted 4,500 fans for the 2017 contest, may be found at

White Roster 2018 

Blue Roster 2018 

Taliaferro, the former Eastern standout, was paralyzed while making a tackle for Penn State in 2000. He has made a remarkable recovery and is now a lobbyist for an international pharmaceutical corporation.

The Adam Taliaferro Foundation ( was started in 2001, and has raised nearly $1 million, helping others who have incurred spinal injuries throughout the tri-state area.

To purchase tickets for the football game, contact Gus Ostrum at (609) 502-0424 or click in the next column to purchase online.

Purchase All-Star Football Tickets Here!

You can purchase tickets to the Adam Taliaferro Foundation/SJFCA All-Star Football Classic on Thursday, June 28, 2018 by clicking on the purchase button below. Make a secure purchase using the PayPal link. Tickets are $10 each and will be mailed upon receipt of order. Please allow up to one week for delivery.
ATF Football Game Tickets

South Jersey Football Coaches Association (SJFCA) Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Of Selections  

GLASSBORO – The South Jersey Football Coaches Association (SJFCA) has announced its Class of 2018 Hall of Fame inductees.

To be inducted will be:

High School Coaches: Rob Hinson and Tim McAneney

Pro Player: Corey Clement (top)

Distinguished Service: Ed Myer and William Sonsini

Legends (Post-playoffs): Alex Silvestro (top)

Assistant Coach: Marty Moke

The recipients will be honored during an induction banquet on Wednesday, June 27, at 6 p.m., at Masso’s Caterers in Glassboro, NJ. Tickets for the banquet are $35 and may be obtained by calling (609) 502-0424.

Purchase SJFCA Hall of Fame Tickets Here!

You can purchase tickets to the South Jersey Football Coaches Association (SJFCA) Hall of Fame Banquet on June 27 by clicking on the purchase button below. Make a secure purchase using the PayPal link. Tickets are $35 each and will be mailed upon receipt of order.
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Kevin Loftus, Dr. John Ditunno, Tom Samuel Honored by Foundation During Recognition Dinner on April 12

HADDONFIELD, NJ – Rothman Institute Field House Moorestown President Kevin Loftus (see photo left), Jefferson Health’s Dr. John DiTunno, and Taliaferro Foundation Board Member Tom Samuel were among the recipients during the Annual Adam Taliaferro Foundation Recognition Dinner on Thursday, April 12, at Tavistock Country Club in Haddonfield, NJ.

Mr. Loftus, who operates one of the Delaware Valley’s top destination-based indoor sports facilities and sports science centers, received the AAA Business Award for service and commitment to the community. The Field House has steadfastly supported the Foundation’s mission to assist patients with spinal cord injuries

Mr. Samuel was the recipient of the Andre and Addie Taliaferro Award for Service. He serves on the ATF’s Board and has helped to raise awareness of the ATF’s mission in exemplary fashion.

Dr. John Ditunno, a prominent physician with Jefferson Health System, received the Magee Rehabilitation Professional Services Award for service and commitment to the region.
Deptford Township High School was honored with the Dr. Harry Gamble Coaches Award for supporting the Foundation’s mission throughout a multi-year-year period.

The ATF Recognition Awards were bestowed as follows:

Andre and Addie Taliaferro Award (Service and Commitment): Given to a person who through their dedication and commitment has assisted the Adam Taliaferro Foundation in achieving its goals.
Recipient: Tom Samuel, Medford, NJ, ATF Board of Directors Member

AAA Award (Business or Businesses): Given to a business or organization that has, through its generosity and commitment, helped guide the Foundation to achieve its goals (named after AAA because of its steadfast support and commitment to the Foundation)
Recipient: Kevin Loftus, Rothman Institute Field House Moorestown, Moorestown, NJ

Adam Taliaferro Award (courage): Given to an individual(s) who has overcome severe adversity in their life.
Recipient: Madeline Duffy, Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Harry Gamble Coaches’ Award: Given annually to a school or schools that support the Adam Taliaferro Foundation and all the Foundation stands for.
Recipient: Deptford High School, Deptford Township, NJ

Magee Professional Service Award: Presented to an individual who exemplifies outstanding service and commitment to the rehabilitation spectrum.
Recipient: Dr. John Ditunno, Jefferson Health System, Philadelphia, PA

Tickets are $50 apiece and may be ordered by emailing Zac Ernst at [email protected] or by visiting the Adam Taliaferro Foundation web site at

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Apply for Taliaferro Foundation Award

Attention all families and patients needing financial assistance. If you have a need for financial aid due to a qualifying medical condition from a spinal cord injury, please look over the application below and contact a member of the Adam Taliaferro Foundation Medical Committee.


Application for Taliaferro Financial Award