The Salisbury Jaycees Foundation is the nonprofit affiliate organization of the Salisbury Jaycees and coordinates the fundraising for causes that benefit the lives and opportunities of the youth of Salisbury and the surrounding area.

Early each December we work alongside our fellow chapter members of the Salisbury Jaycees to escort approximately 200 underprivileged children at our Annual Children’s Christmas Shopping Tour.  We provide each child with an opportunity to purchase gifts for themselves and their families.  It is heartwarming to witness the number of children who buy gifts for others, instead of themselves, demonstrating the true spirit of giving.

The generous donations and the support of many community organizations, volunteers, businesses and individuals make this event possible.  For your generosity, we cannot thank you enough.

As tough economic times continue for our communities; the need for assistance remains at record levels.  All of us at the Salisbury Jaycees Foundation are committed to doing our part to make a difference in the lives of others, striving to embody what state in our creed that …

“Service to Humanity is the Best Work of Life!”

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2019 Shopping tour Thank You!

On December 7th, 2019, the Salisbury Jaycees and the Salisbury Jaycees Foundation treated local underprivileged children to a Christmas Shopping spree at Walmart in Salisbury. This project was made possible by the generous donations of the following local businesses, organizations and individuals.

Special Thanks to the Wicomico County Sherriff’s Office, Wicomico County Board of Education Transportation Dept, Shore Appliance Connection and the Larmore Family, Salisbury Christian School, and Salisbury Baptist Temple, Jonah’s Way Bus Co., Coach Willie, Salvation Army.


Our Patron Saints

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Draper Holdings, Bless Our Children Campaign

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Walmart Salisbury & The Walmart Foundation

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Salisbury Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. # 817

David and Pat Rommel


Our Guardian Angels

American Legion Post 64   |   Insurance Professionals of the Eastern Shore   |   Marie Calafiura  |   Paul & Wanda Ferrier   |   The Farmers Bank of Willards


Our Good Samaritans

A.S.A.P. Services | Affordable Business Systems Inc | Amanda Pollack | Bill and Susan Satterfield | CATO Inc | Charles Brenner, DDS | Charles Brown Glass Company | Charles R. & Ruby Dashiell | Chesapeake Strategies Group | Choptank Electric Cooperative | Choptank Electric Trust | Community Behavioral Health, LLC. | Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, Inc. | David B. and Lynn C. Douse | Deeley Insurance | Delmarby, Inc (Arby's) | Donald and Debra Cooper | Ennis Plumbing & HVAC, Inc. | First Shore Federal Savings and Loan | Fredrick D. Bloom | Gamee Elliott | Gateway Subaru | George and Marie Vickers | George T. and Valerie A. Mason | Gillis Gilkerson Inc. | Ginnie Malone Realty, P.A. | Hebron Savings Bank | HVAC Services | Infocus Financial Advisors | Jack and Cathie Thomas | Jim and Aimee Carpenter | Landmark Insurance | Louise Smith | Marathon Service Company, LLC. | Market Street Inn, LTD. | McCrone | MoJo Management, LTD. | Ocean City Golf Club Inc | Ocean City Vacations | Pete Richardson Charitable Fund | Pool Tech Inc | PRO Coat, LLC. | Red Knights Int MC, MD Chapter 2 | Rental Management | Robert & Diana Dickey | Robert A. Eaton PA | Robertson & Robertson | Salisbury Moose Lodge | Salisbury Sunrise Rotary Club | Susan K Purnell | Terra Firma of Delmarva Inc | The Bank of Delmarva | Tom and Lisa Shelton | Tony Tank Tribe of Red Men Lodge #149 | Wicomico County Farm Bureau | Wicomico Heating and Air


Friends of the Foundation

David & Melanie Smith   |   Community Pharmacy  |  Herl's Bath & Tile Solutions  |  James M. Crouse, DDS PA  |  Linda Nobbs  |  Patrick F. and Althea J. O'Connor  |  Robert Cook  |  Weedpro  |  Wynn & Susan Bowman

The Jaycee Creed

We Believe...

That faith in God gives meaning 
and purpose to human life;

That the brotherhood of man
transcends the sovereignty of nations;

That economic justice can best be won
by free men through free enterprise;

That government should be of
laws rather than of men;

That earth's great treasure
lies in human personality; 

And that service to humanity
is the best work of life.

Non-Profit Status

The Salisbury Jaycees Foundation is a 501C3, Non-Profit Organization We are registered with the Maryland Secretary of State, Charitable Organizations Division.  

For more information about our organization visit Guidestar 

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Public Notice

Childrens' Shopping Tour Requests for Participation

The Salisbury Jaycees, Inc. and Salisbury Jaycees Foundation Inc, are unable to accept personal requests for assistance for our annual Childrens' Christmas Shopping tour directly. If you wish to have your child considered for participation, please contact your child's elementary school guidance counselor.

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