Supporting Inner City Communities

Inspired by his mother’s work to improve the lives of disadvantaged women and families, Isiah Thomas founded Mary’s Court in her honor to support the health, safety and personal achievement of Chicago’s youth and youth around the country. Mary’s Court works to provide opportunities to families and empowers children to reach their full potential as healthy and smart members of their community.

“Every child deserves good health, safety and education. Our goal at Mary’s Court is to help every child receive that foundation.”

– Isiah Thomas


Programs

Mary’s Court’s programs are focused in four areas: education, safety, sports & youth, and affordable housing. The programs all aim to provide and motivate youth & families to live healthy, safe and educated lives. We believe that these are essential to living a healthy life and building stronger communities.


Education Programs
Sports and Health Programs
Safety Programs
Affordable Housing Programs

Events

Latest News

Inside the NBA: Isiah Thomas Honored

Inside the NBA: Isiah Thomas Honored [Video]

NBA.com | Inside the NBA
February 13, 2017

The Inside the NBA crew gives a shout out to Mary’s Court founder and NBATV’s Isiah Thomas for being honored with the Humanity of Connection Award at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC.  The ceremony also honored Judy Smith and was hosted by MC Lyte and Hill Harper. A great honor for a great man – we celebrate you, Isiah!!! Click HERE for the video.

Exclusive: NBA Legend Isiah Thomas Talks Champagne Venture, Trump’s Warning to Chicago and Jordan Crying Meme

Exclusive: NBA Legend Isiah Thomas Talks Champagne Venture, Trump’s Warning to Chicago and Jordan Crying Meme

BET.com | By Mark Lelinwalla
February 8, 2017

NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas sat down with BET.com to talk about his new champagne venture with Cheurlin Champagne as its exclusive US importer, receiving the Humanity of Connection Award at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC, and other important topics. Mary’s Court is proud to celebrate our founder on this monumental achievement.