The Yerrid Foundation is a non-profit organization that focuses primarily on child-oriented causes. By proclamation by the mayor of the City of Tampa, Mr.Yerrid and The Yerrid Foundation, in partnership with the Tampa Bay Lightning Foundation, spearhead Tampa Fights Cancer Week, a weeklong event that brings together virtually every cancer organization in the area for the purpose of promoting cancer awareness in Tampa Bay. The Yerrid Foundation is frequently the title sponsor of numerous events for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, Children’s Cancer Center, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Through the Foundation, Mr.Yerrid is an active wish-maker for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He has been honored to receive the Children’s Cancer Center Kite Award, the Ronald McDonald Friends Award, and the American Cancer Association Excalibur Award, as well as numerous other awards and acknowledgements.