Answers to more questions:


Is former President Barack Obama affiliated with this organization?

Barack Obama, although an inspiration for the upstart of OLI, is not affiliated with this organization. This 501(c)(3) organization has no political affiliation and was only created to honor former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama and their humanitarian ideals.

When was this organization established?


July 2015

How did OLI start?

At the end of President Obama’s 2nd term, Chairman; Sean Tenner and Fred Greenwood wanted to pay tribute to the Obama’s for their dedication and contribution to the people of the United States.

Who are our sponsors?

The OLI is supported by a Board of Directors, volunteers, Interns/ Ambassadors, The Northern Illinois Food Bank, Politicians, Etc.