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The Jackie Robinson Foundation is a non-profit organization which gives scholarships to minority youths for higher education, as well as preserving the legacy of Baseball Hall of Fame member, Jackie Robinson. The foundation was founded by Rachel Robinson, the wife of Jackie, in 1973, a couple of months after his death. Since its founding, over 1,200 individuals have received scholarships. Aside from the financial assistance the foundation provides to many qualified individuals, it also runs education and leadership development programs. Support for the foundation is from its various sponsors. Among its supporters are Goldman Sachs, General Electric, JPMorgan Chase, Major League Baseball and the Los Angeles Dodgers. - Source: Wikipedia

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