Adam Taliaferro Foundation

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Adam Taliaferro Foundation Announces Dates for 2020 Golf Classic and 20th Anniversary Gala 

The Adam Taliaferro Foundation has announced dates for the following events.

* The 2020 ATF Golf Classic will be held on Monday, October 19, at Green Valley Golf Club in Lafayette Hill. PA. More details to follow. 

* The 20th Anniversary ATF Gala has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 8, 2021, at The Ballroom at The Ben in Philadelphia. The Gala was rescheduled due to health care concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch for additional details, 

Twenty Years Later, Adam Taliaferro Sees the Blessing That Came from His Devastating Injury

By Phil Anastasia

Philadelphia Inquirer

Photo -- Tyger Williams, Philadelphia Inquirer

Even now, 20 years later, there are times when Adam Taliaferro wonders what might have become of his life if not for the injury.

He wonders if he would have made the NFL.

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ATF Mourns Passing of Foundation Co-Founder and South Jersey Coaching Legend Larry Ginsburg

The Adam Taliaferro Foundation mourns the passing of Coach Larry Ginsburg on July 16. Larry was a truly legendary coach, mentor, and co-founder of the Adam Taliaferro Foundation. He also served as the highly successful head football coach at Woodbury and Eastern High Schools, and before that served as Coach at Dover, DE High School.

In recent years, Larry served on the ATF Board of Directors as the Foundation's Treasurer. He was inducted into the Gloucester County Sports Hall of Fame in 2011.

Click here to view tribute article to Coach Ginsburg from the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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NEW DATE: Philadelphia Eagles, Rowan University, to Be Honored by Taliaferro Foundation During Gala Dinner

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Eagles, Rowan University Athletics, and former Woodstown High School Athletic Director Glenn Merkle will be among the recipients of Adam Taliaferro Foundation Recognition Awards during the Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Gala Celebration on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at The Ballroom at the Ben in Philadelphia.

The Philadelphia Eagles will be the recipient of the AAA Award, given to organizations that have, through their generosity and commitment, helped guide the Foundation to achieve its goals. 

Rowan University will be the Recipient of the Dr. Harry Gamble Coaches Award for supporting the Foundation’s mission throughout a multi-year period. Glenn Merkle will be the recipient of the Andre and Addie Taliaferro Award for Service and Commitment. 

In addition Independence Blue Cross will be the recipient of the Magee Rehabilitation Professional Services Award. 

The dinner is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. ATF Recognition Awards will be bestowed as follows: 

Tickets are $250 apiece and may be ordered by emailing

Apply for a 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.

Email your application to: 

Mary Schmidt:

Gus Ostrum: 


Application for Taliaferro Financial Award


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