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Where It All Began

We launched Always In The Club in 2012 as a fan-based community in support of one of Tony Lucca's earliest albums, and in support of Tony's appearance as a finalist on NBC's The Voice that was hosted by Christina Aguilera.


Tony Lucca's album listening party with special guests Rhona Bennett (En Vogue), Justin Timberlake and Barry Vigon (MMC's Head Writer)


Always In The Club's Launch featuring a watch party for Tony Lucca and Christina Aguilera on NBC's The Voice Finals.


Tony Lucca talking Mouse Club and The Voice


We then began our journey as a nonprofit program of other 501(c)3 organizations and our working with reunited Mouseketeers through the MMC'89 Social Impact Initiative.


Events have featured as many as 21 Mouseketeers so far, promoting social impact efforts and usually raising money for important causes. We have supported dozens of outstanding nonprofits such as Give Kids the World Village at #MMC30 in Walt Disney World, and MusiCares at Why? Because It's Christmas in Nashville.


Hosted by NSYNC's Joey Fatone, #MMC30 drove $400,000 in sales, contributions, and sponsorships, including $20,000 in grants to amazing organizations such as Give Kids the World from our auction featuring items and experiences donated by Justin Timberlake, Tony Lucca, and Britney Spears, among other reunited Mouseketeers. We also treated 24 underprivileged youth who had completed certain educational programs, to join us for their first trip to Walt Disney World!



Inclusive of a grant from Google to help the Mouseketeers advertise their mission, Why? Because It's Christmas raised more than $140,000. Tony Lucca and fans also volunteered for a Day of Service at Second Harvest Food bank, where our team helped sort more than 4,000 pounds of food that served more than 3,000 people in need over the holiday season.



One of our favorite reunions was co-produced with Disney's D23 Fan Expo in 2022 - A Very Special 90s Afternoon with the 'All New' Mickey Mouse Club, hosted by Ashley Eckstein (voice of Ashoka Tano). The 'Teers then performed at our event that evening, helping raise more than $60,000 for charity.







Another stand-out reunion was the inaugural 90s Con 2022. We arranged the appearance of Mouseketeers and co-produced the Official After-Party. 90s Con featured icons of the era such as TLC, Christopher Lloyd, Neve Campbell, Joey Lawrence, members of Backstreet Boys, NSYNC's Joey Fatone, and cast reunions of Full House, Family Matters, Boy Meets World, and The 'All New' Mickey Mouse Club, among many others.


Our efforts helped 90s Con raise more than $10,000 for the Alzheimer's Association.






OUR IMPACT HISTORY

We began our fundraising efforts with 'Philanthropy United' ("Fame & Philanthropy" + "unite4:humanity") that featured guest speaker James Cameron and honorees Robert Deniro, Martin Scorsese, Alicia Keys, and Selena Gomez, among others. Our team helped raise $4,000,000 for charity.


Always In The Club was part of the principal marketing and fundraising team for the inaugural unite4:humanity


Unite4:Humanity recap video


Always In The Club was part of the principal marketing and fundraising team for 'Fame & Philanthropy' (the inaugural City Gala 2014), and continued its role in marketing and as a beneficiary through to the final City Summit & Gala 2020 featuring reunited Mouseketeers


Soul Sunday at the final City Summit & Gala 2020, featuring performances and motivational talks to socially conscious entrepreneurs along side speakers such as Mark Victor Hanson (Author, Chicken Soup for the Soul), Robert Herjavec (Shark Tank), and Demi Moore.


Over the years, Always In The Club has supported: THORN, MusiCares, Just Keep Livin, Keep A Child Alive, INROADS, DoSomething.org, Points of Light / Hands on Network, Jenesse Center, UNICEF-United Kingdom, UNESCO, Give Kids The World, Blackhouse Foundation, Clinton Foundation, Alzheimer's Association, Quincy Jones Foundation, My Life My Power, Firelife Foundation, Feed A Billion, and Already Always Amazing, among many others.


Honored guests and speakers at our events have included: Selena Gomez, Deepak Chopra, Sir Richard Branson, John Travolta, Matthew McConaughey, James Cameron, Robert DeNiro, Martin Scorsese, Alicia Keys, Halle Berry, Charlize Theron, Quincy Jones, Tai Lopez, Buzz Aldrin, John Paul DeJoria, Mario Lopez, The Avengers' Anthony Mackie, President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, Tom Bilyeu, Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for the Soul), Jeff Hoffman (Founder, Priceline.com), Noel Lee (Founder/CEO, Monster, Inc.), Frank Shankwitz (Founder, Make-A-Wish), and the late Brian Tracy, among many others.


 


Always In The Club Foundation is now an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, EIN# 85-4015614.


Inspired by the support that Mouseketeers received from Disney in their youth, our principal programmatic activities in 2024 and beyond promote Youth Arts Education & Mentoring, while we continue to support various causes through our MMC'89 Social Impact Initiative.


Chasen Hampton (CEO, Always In The Club Foundation) with a young music artist that he is training, producing, and mentoring.


Our mission is to support young people interested in performing arts, arts and humanities, science and technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and innovation.


Mouseketeers lived and worked at Walt Disney World Resort. With the ‘Teers as special tour guides, Always In The Club is sharing the magic of their youth by sponsoring Experiential Learning trips to Disney Imagination Campus and Disney on Broadway, as well as other film, television and music production facilities around the country.


Check out Disney Imagination Campus and help the Mouseketeers sponsor a child's 2-day trip to a Disney park for only $1,250 >> DONATE


Our board and staff is comprised of accomplished individuals across a wide range of skills uniquely suited to our mission, and have raised more than $50 million for outstanding nonprofit efforts. 



But most importantly, they're committed to helping Always In The Club Foundation make a difference in the lives of those who need it most.


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