FRIENDS of BEN, INC.
Friends of Ben, Inc. is a community-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization (Tax I.D. # 81-3261726) formed to embody all the rich attributes which Ben 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 the local health and educational activities, and being leaders in community outreach and development.
Ben Tucker epitomized the best values which transformed countless lives, through his music, collaboration, camaraderie, commitment to literacy and community service. Our purpose is to preserve and protect his legacy.
His Values are Our Values
Resilience | Generosity | Creativity | Inspiration | Kindness | Integrity | Benevolence | Trustworthiness
“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.”
44TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES