Mission and History

Hood Savior Inc. is an organization committed to inspiring, educating, and empowering the community. Using a hands on approach, we are dedicated to working with the community to encourage education and positive lifestyle choices. Developed out of a need for mentorship and guidance in urban communities, Hood Savior Inc. seeks to provide vital tools needed through literacy, life skills, and health & wellness to help young people become trailblazers in their communities.​

Our Mission

Our mission is to facilitate positive and productive interaction between the youth and other members of our communities through mentorship, activities, and workshops that will:

  • Encourage teamwork
  • Develop positive values & character
  • Improve educational achievement
  • Develop a healthy lifestyle
  • Encourage critical and creative thinking

Our Vision

Communities where every person has access to opportunity to reach their fullest potential and can contribute to all aspects of life.


Founder, Father, Coach and Mentor, Jamaine Arthur was born and raised in the Southwark neighborhood in South Philadelphia. Affectionately dubbed “The Hood Savior,” Arthur has always possessed a genuine love for his community and its residents. Through his organizational efforts, Arthur seeks to create safe spaces and provide opportunities for the youth in his community.