Fighting Against the O.D.D.S.

Opening Doors Doing Service Fighting Against the O.D.D.S (Opening Doors Doing Service) is a nonprofit organization incorporated on November 4, 2010.

The idea of the organization was formed by the founder Troy Williamson. Since the start up there has been a formal introduction of the organization to the community and close friends and family of the founder. The foundation is 501(c)(3) organization.

Operating as usual

01/27/2014

It's the fourth week of the year...
Get Our Youth Involved: Youth are exposed to the media, the internet, and easily available drugs and addictive substances. The old saying that prevention is better than cure applies to troubled youth and parents should swing into action the moment signs of trouble appear. Encouraging some type of consistent involvement, in which the adolescent shows a talent or general interest, is one way of keeping youth away from trouble.

01/25/2014

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01/20/2014

It's the third Monday of the year and today we remember MLK. "Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a vital figure of the modern era and a pivotal figure in the Civil Rights Movement. His lectures and dialogues stirred the concern and sparked the conscience of a generation. His charismatic leadership inspired men and women, young and old, in this nation and around the world." Educate our youth and expose them to history!

01/13/2014

It’s the second Monday of the year and this week is a PSA to address a growing problem among our teens. Sexting is a nation-wide problem that has resulted in happy well-adjusted kids withdrawing from school activities, lowered academic performance, depression and even su***de as they struggle to cope with the consequences of their poor decisions. The legal consequences of sending or forwarding this material can be dramatic: Arrest, fines, probation or even incarceration in the Department of Juvenile Justice. This problem will take the community to solve. Parents the first step starts at home with communication and careful supervision of the use of electronic devices. They are a privilege, not a right. Please help to keep our kids safe. Make it a great week and keep Fighting Against the Odds!

01/06/2014

It's the first Monday of the new year. Write the vision...
The most successful Personal Vision Statements are inspiring, powerful and compelling. This statement should outline what you want to be, or how you want the world in which you operate in to be. It concentrates on the future. So write your vision and read/view it everyday!

12/25/2013

Season's Greetings from Fighting Against the Odds!

12/15/2013

Fighting Against the Odds would like thank Walmart for sponsoring our Choices Workshop. Because of your generous donation we were able to give back to the community. Thank you to Which Wich Of Aiken for catering our event. A special thanks to the amazing panel of speakers. They were able to inspire the youth and also inspire one another. We will host another workshop in the spring. More information coming soon!

[11/18/13]   Thinking about everyone effected by the Midwest storms in the US and those in the Philippines devastated by the Typhoon. Consider giving a charitable donation to an organization this week. Every donation makes a difference! #keepfightingagainsttheodds

11/14/2013

Parents of Middle School Students in Aiken County: Do you want to expose your child to a group of inspirational presenters? Please review the flyer and sign your child up for our Choices Workshop at the link provided below. Lets work together with keeping our youth on the right path. HTTPS://choicesworkshop.eventbrite.com/

[11/14/13]   Fighting Against the Odds adjusted the calendar this year in order to give full support and attention to our Founders, Troy and Charity Williamson, during their process of opening their new restaurant Which Wich Of Aiken. FATO would like to take this time to congratulate them on such a remarkable journey. Their hard work and dedication to the community, through their organization and business, is paying off in a rewarding way. FATO is now ready to get back to work for our youth.

09/11/2013

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08/19/2013

Happy First Day of School to all the students, teachers, staff, and parents. You are in control!

08/09/2013

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[08/06/13]   @FATO_FOUNDATION would like to take this time to say Thank You to all the educators and we hope your school years is a great success. To all of the young people starting school, elementary through college, remember "Working hard is great, being lazy sometimes is great, but failed potential is the worst"! ~Campbell Scott~
So keep Fighting Against the Odds!

07/27/2013

Our FATO Board at a leadership training. Awesome spiritual experience!!!! We are ready for 2013-14!!!

06/24/2013

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03/09/2013

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01/26/2013

Gang Awareness presentation to our FATO kids and their parents. Thanks Fred Sherod Bryant for arranging this!

01/21/2013

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01/16/2013

Thank you to 94.7 for allowing our founder Troy Williamson, of @FATO_FOUNDATION, to promote and speak live on air about our programs. I appreciate the many phone calls soon after but please like our FB page (Fighting Against the Odds) and follow us on twitter to stay informed:)!

[12/24/12]   Fighting Against the O.D.D.S. Foundation is truly blessed and thankful for the recent grant awarded through Walmart store #4487 and donation from HPJ Ministries (Bishop Hezekiah Pressley Jr.). Because of you we are able to fulfill our mission of creating diverse opportunities of exposure for our local youth!

2012 FATO  Christmas Party 12/22/2012

2012 FATO Christmas Party

12/08/2012

@FATO_FOUNDATION on the way to Charlotte to visit the American I AM Exhibit. The bottom picture, in ATL earlier this year, on the steps of the home where MLK grew up. Thanks to @WalmartGiving Walmart Foundation and Facility #514 for funding this trip! Follow us on twitter and like us on FB!

12/07/2012

NEWSLETTER: Take a look at what F.A.T.O. has been doing this year.

12/07/2012

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12/07/2012

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12/07/2012

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12/07/2012

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[11/22/12]   Fighting Against the Odds would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. Continue to reflect on why you are Thankful!

11/10/2012

FATO Adopt-A-Hwy

11/10/2012

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11/10/2012

FATO Mentor Group Community Service Adopt-A-Hwy.

08/22/2012

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FATO Troy Williamson's Football Camp 08/04/2012

FATO Troy Williamson's Football Camp

08/03/2012

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Location

Website

fightingagainstodds.org

Address

Aiken, SC
29802

General information

Board Members: Celestine Peters-Executive Directior Sherod Bryant-Public Relations Katrina Bryant-Treasurer Eris Allen-Secretary Al Bradley II-Technology Specialist

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 12am
Sunday 9am - 6pm
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