The O’Jays

THE O’JAYS CHARITIES

Visit O'Jays Foundation at www.ojaysfoundation.org

- Minority Golfers Association - Dr. Harry Stiggers - Assist with raising money to send kids to college on a golf tournament scholarship;

- The Communicative Disorders - Dr. Neil Cherian (The We Stand...as One World/We Stand ... in Jazz Project) - Donated a song, to Dr. Neil Cherian for this project to raise money for the victims of 911;

- E.G.O.S. (Education, Goals, Opportunities and Sports) - act as consultants to this non-profit organization as they continue to encourage those that have special talents in sports to continue their education;

- Tom Joyner Foundation - Participate in fund raisers which are structured to assist students to continue their educations at historically Black Colleges;

- Willie E. Gary Celebrity Golf Tournament - Participate in this event on a yearly basis. This fund raiser is intended to benefit those children who need financial assistance in their efforts to continue their educations;

- Tim Reid Celebrity Weekend (2005) - Participated in this event to benefit those children who need financial assistance in their efforts to continue their educations;

- O’JAYS Celebration Weekend – Began in 2005, this yearly event funds The O’JAYS Scholarship Fund which benefits Stark County students in Ohio.

AWARDS

- Nominated four times for a Grammy Award, last time being at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards; "Love Train"-1973; "For the Love of Money" - 1974 and Use Ta Be My Girl" - 1978.

- Nominated four times for an American Music Award;

- Won an American Music Award in 1990 for "Best Duo" and "Best Group";

- NAACP Award for "Outstanding Vocal Group" in 1991

- Soul of America Award in 1993;

- Award for "Lifetime Commitment to the Community for service and beautiful sounds that continue to change the face of music" from 100 Black Men, October 20, 2001;

- Award for "Supporting the UNCF", given to The O'Jays at the 18th Annual Mayors Ball in Atlanta, Georgia (United Negro College Fund Mask Award)(12/15/01);

- Soul Train 2002 Quincy Jones Award for "Outstanding Career Achievement in the field of Entertainment";

- 2003 Wall of Fame Honor in Canton, Ohio;

- 2003 State of Ohio - for Outstanding Achievements; 2003 Mayors Citation from the City of Canton, Ohio;

2003 Honorary Sheriff conferred on The O'Jays by The city of New Orleans;

- 2004 Vocal Group Hall of Fame in Sharon, Pennsylvania.

- 2005 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.

- 2005 City of Canton, Ohio rename Mahoning Road to O’JAYS Parkway

- 2006 The O’JAYS – Love Train (1973-Philadelphia International) elected to the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame

- 2009 BET Lifetime Achievement Award

DVDS

2009 Love Train: The Sound of Philadelphia Live In Concert Sony Music

2010 The O'Jays Live in Concert Studio MVD Visual

Filmography

2003 The Fighting Temptations

2004 The Apprentice

2005 Jimmy Kimmel Live

2005 The View

2005 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

2006 Late Show with David Letterman

2009 BET Award Lifetime Achievement Award

2010 Unsung The O'Jays

2010 The Mo'Nique Show

2011 19th Annual Trumpet Awards

Magazines

2006 Front cover Jet Magazine

2011 Front cover Trendsetters Magazine

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