Tyler Wright Spirit Award

This award is dedicated to the memory of Tyler Wright.

Tyler was raised in Port Huron by his parents, Alvin and Pamela Wright, currently from Marathon, Florida and Garden, Michigan. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Grand Valley State University and served as an English teacher, basketball coach and golf coach at Marathon High School, in Marathon, Florida.

He was an avid fisherman and engaged in a variety of sports including golf, basketball, and tennis. Donations can be made for a scholarship in Tyler’s memory by clicking the button below.

About Your Community Foundation

The Community Foundation of the Florida Keys manages over 200 funds and endowments throughout the Keys and is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit (EIN #65-0648968). Since 1996, the Community Foundation has been helping individuals and families leave a legacy in the Keys by inspiring giving and by investing in people and solutions to benefit every resident from Key Largo to Key West. Over $38 million in grants have been made to student scholarships, arts and culture, beautification and preservation of the Keys, health and human services, hurricane relief, and youth programs. The Community Foundation, In Paradise For Good, celebrated its 25th year in 2021. CFFK is known for its signature “Unsung Heroes” event which honors nonprofit volunteers. For more information, call (305) 292-1502 or click here.

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