Tai Collins

From Openwaterpedia
Greg Bonann and Tai Collins, the founders of the A Chance For Children
Tai Collins, Dr. Stathis Avramidis, and Greg Bonann
Tai Collins, is honored with the "Women's History Month Award"
Tai Collins is the screenwriter of the new TV series "SAF3"

Tai Collins is a former model, actress, screenwriter of Baywatch and SAF3 and former Miss Virginia USA 1983.

Professional Activity

Tai, aka 'Miss Tai,' is also the founder and Executive Director of "A Chance For Children" Foundation (click here). She has served on the Board of Directors for the Life Skills Sports Academy, Community Harvest Foundation and has volunteered with Special Olympics in Southern California for twenty years volunteering with the athletes as well as fundraising. She assisted in establishing A Better LA and has served on the Board of Directors for the NFL’s Goals for Life, the Aquatic Center, and Westminster House shelter.

In addition to her work in Los Angeles, Tai helped establish after school programs for “latch-key” kids in Harlem and the inner city of Baltimore. She has traveled with groups such as Habitat for Humanity, the National Presbytery and Amour Ministries to Japan, China, North and South Africa, Ukraine, Exuma, Mexico, and Jamaica where she built houses for the homeless and set up schools and programs for youth in towns often having no running water or electricity.

Honors and Awards

Tai was honored in 1999 with a Humanitarian Award alongside Kofi Annan and Al Gore. In 2001, she received a Resolution by the Assembly of the State of California for her on-going work with ‘at risk’ youth in South Los Angeles. W.O.M.E.N. of Los Angeles honored her with their first Lynne Weaver Mentoring Award in 2005. In 2007, the Life Skills Sports Academy in South Los Angeles honored her by naming their baseball league the Tai Collins Baseball League. In 2010 her lifetime work was honored when she was invited by the United Nations to be a part of the Women in the World Making Change Summit. In 2011, she received numerous recognitions including; a Commendation from the City of Los Angeles for her service and support of the Los Angeles Police Department Southeast Division Jeopardy Program; a Certificate of Recognition by the California State Legislature for her community service to the city of Los Angeles; and the prestigious Women in History Award by the California State Assembly. LA Family Housing Homeless shelters honored her with a Dream Builder Award in 2013 for her over twenty years of service to homeless children and families.


Tai Collins is the screenwriter of the television series "SAF3" (pronnounced safe"). It deals with an elite rescue team that makes interventions in emergency situations that take place in the fire, water and the air.

External links