"A successful man is he who receives a great deal from his fellow men, usually incomparably more than corresponds to his service to them. The value of a man, however, should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive." Albert Einstein
We invite you to be part of the Officer Joseph C. McCloskey experience. Help us repay one of Tacony’s greatest citizens with a lasting tribute. Let the kids of today see what a great man Officer McCloskey was and let his legacy continue to influence Tacony’s and Philadelphia's future. The Joseph C. McCloskey Charitable Fund will support the youth of Tacony through athletics, education and the recognition of good citizenship.
The Joseph C. McCloskey Charitable Fund (“the Fund”) is now a 501(c) (3) corporation. The IRS has stated that “Contributions to the Fund are deductible under section 170 of the code.” All donations on or after April 23, 2012 are now eligible for a Federal Income Tax deduction. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your very generous donation(s) and support in promoting the legacy of Officer McCloskey.
The Fund has awarded the 2014 Tacony Youth Grant. The award was presented on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at the AOH Div. # 39 Hall in Tacony. Click on the action button below for details.
Joseph C. McCloskey
Michael H. Sullivan
Lt. Kenneth Linneman (Ret.)
Executive Board Members
Honorary Ex. Bd. Member
Lt. Vince Furlong (Ret.)
John L Sullivan (Dec.)
Links to Community Websites:
Old McCloskey Fund Website
P.A.L. (Police Athletic League)
"OLD TIMERS" BATS AND BALLS Org.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame
St. Leo the Great Parish
Our Lady of Consolation Parish
Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
Tacony Civic Association
Tacony Historic Association
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame