Founder / President
The FreeWishes Foundation was founded by Grammy Award-winning, hip-hop mogul and philanthropist Nayvadius "Future" Wilburn, alongside his mother Stephanie Jester and sister Tia Wilburn-Anderson. The foundation was later dedicated to the legacy of his maternal great-grandmother, Ruby Nell Gates, affectionately known as "Big Mama". She was the matriarch of family and a pillar in her community; the doors to heart and her home were always open to those in need.
Nearly ten years ago, FreeWishes unknowingly held our first event at the East Lake YMCA located in Atlanta, GA with about 45 senior citizens in attendance. FreeWishes catered Thanksgiving meal with all the fixings. At the event, every senior was blessed with a ham or turkey to share with his or her family. Today, the foundation has evolved into a versatile non-profit organization that sponsor a wide-range of events throughout the metro Atlanta area.
Big Mama…it is because of YOU and the legacy you left behind, that we serve.
FreeWishes Foundation is a charitable 501C3 organization focused on helping to make a difference in the lives of others.