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LJFFLeBron James Family Foundation (est. 2004)
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He invested heavily in setting up the I Promise School via the LeBron James Family Foundation which is specifically aimed at the at-risk kids in the community.
James and his LeBron James Family Foundation opened the school in July and what he has done in the city has not gone unnoticed.
James and the LeBron James Family Foundation opened the I PROMISE School on July 30 and welcomed its first class of more than 240 third- and fourth-grade students.
Summary: The LeBron James Family Foundation is the top donor for school in Akron
Now being able to partner with Magic Johnson, someone I kind of looked up to when I was younger, wanted to make no-look passes like Magic, wanted to get on the break and be 'Showtime' like Magic, and then for it to all come to fruition at this point, I think timing is everything." James' comments came on the eve of the opening of his "I Promise" school, created by a partnership between the LeBron James Family Foundation and the Akron (Ohio) Public School system.
New York: Our employees have volunteered to create solutions for the LeBron James Family Foundation to provide underserved students what they need to succeed.
When the LeBron James Family Foundation announced last year that it would be supporting as many as 2,300 kids from his hometown of Akron, Ohio, with four-year scholarships to the University of Akron, the philanthropic endeavor was met with a chorus of rightly deserved plaudits.
They understand our vision and are willing to work hand-in-hand with us to create a product that we are happy to put on, and that ultimately sets us apart when we are out in the community,” said Michele Campbell, Executive Director of the LeBron James Family Foundation. “We wear our gear proudly because we believe in what it represents, and appreciate the time and attention that is put into the design and execution of every single piece.”
In 2004, he and his mother, Gloria, founded the LeBron James Family Foundation to assist disadvantaged children and single-parent families.
But he remains tied to Ohio, where on Monday an elementary school for at-risk youngsters opened in his hometown of Akron, through his LeBron James Family Foundation.
The "I Promise" school will be aimed at kids at risk of falling behind, according to the LeBron James Family Foundation. The school will begin earlier in the summer and have longer days than other public schools in order to help students retain information.