OUR MISSION

The Derrick Thomas & Neil Smith Third and Long Foundation strives to "sack" illiteracy by providing the support necessary to improve reading skills of students in the Greater Kansas City area.

Thank you to everyone who attended An Evening With Legends!
An Evening With Legends
An Evening With Legends

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An Evening With Legends
An Evening With Legends

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An Evening With Legends
An Evening With Legends

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An Evening With Legends
An Evening With Legends

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1500 families were fed this thanksgiving Thanks to our sponsors, volunteers, board members & staff
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third & long reading students go shopping with christian okoye & pros at Dick's 


We are now accepting nomination forms for eligible students.

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS
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Thank you for making the 2021 tournament a huge success!

Hall of Fame time For #89
Sign the petition to get
Otis Taylor inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame

Foreign Language Academy Students Receive Marvel Books from Optimist.org
interviews 
3RD AND LONG KPRS 10 21 21
00:00 / 03:15
3 Hot Things Third And Long Foundation interview 091621 play
00:00 / 03:54
Christina Moore, Foreign Language Academy
00:00 / 03:09
ALUMNI SERVICES
If you or your child is an alumni of the 3rd and Long Program please let us know how you are doing. We are always looking for successful Alumni to feature on our website or to speak at one of our events.