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found·ling (found′lĭng) n. 

an infant that has been abandoned by its parents and is discovered and cared for by others.

Thrown away in a shoebox at birth and then adopted from a Philippines orphanage,

Sammy 'Shoebox Moses' Taggett was inspired to found a nonprofit The Foundlings to bring educational and creative learning platforms to orphans in the Philippines.


It is Sammy's goal to support orphaned youth now to achieve long term outcomes of creating meaningful lives and economic self-sufficiency. There are an estimate 1.8 million orphans in the Philippines today. The Foundlings is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and has earned Great Nonprofit's award of Top Nonprofit.

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