FRIENDS WITH BEN, INC.

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Friends of Ben, Inc. is a community-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization formed to embody all the rich attributes which he stood for and which are incorporated in “Our Mission”. In September 2013, ten close friends of Ben recognized the impact that he had on the Savannah community and were compelled to carry on his work that he was so passionate about. Friends of Ben, Inc  is committed to the preservation of Ben Tucker’s legacy and to the values that transform  people’s lives through music, collaboration, literacy, cultural enrichment and community development. Friends of Ben Tucker is committed to advancing a legacy through the promotion and support of jazz music, enriching local health and educational activities, and being leaders in community outreach and development.

OUR MISSION

Ben Tucker epitomized the best values which transformed countless lives, through his music, collaboration, camaraderie, commitment to literacy and community service.  Our purpose and commitment to preserve  and protect his legacy.

BEN’S VALUES

His Values are Our Values

Resilience | Generosity | Creativity | Inspiration  | Kindness | Integrity | Benevolence | Trustworthiness

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“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time.  We are the ones we’ve been waiting for.  We are the change that we seek.”

BARACK OBAMA

44TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES