THE RUDY RUETTIGER FOUNDATION is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the support and recognition of those who aspire to fulfill their dreams through character, courage, contribution and commitment.
Rudy Ruettiger, the inspiration for the blockbuster movie “RUDY” and his wife Cheryl founded The Rudy Foundation in 1997.
THE RUDY AWARD PROGRAM
The RUDY AWARDSTM Program was created by The Rudy Ruettiger Foundation to
recognize children who make an outstanding, exceptional effort to do their
personal best everyday, overcome obstacles, set goals, stay on track to
reach their Dreams and build the qualities of Character, Courage, Contribution,
and Commitment into their lives everyday. The RUDY AWARDSTM is about a child's
heart, will to change, and desire for self-improvement.
FUNDRAISING STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The funds raised by the Rudy Ruettiger Foundation will be applied to
cover all program expenses associated with the RUDY AWARDSTM Program in
The RUDY AWARDSTM Celebration, Rudy Leadership Camp, On-line Continuing
Education and Mentorship Programs, and Educational Scholarships awarded
by obtaining "Rudy
Credits". It is the goal of the Rudy Foundation to stay connected with
all RUDY AWARDSTM Winners and provide them with a source for information
and programs that will help inspire and guide them through all stages
2538 Anthem Village Drive
Henderson, Nevada 89052