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Family And The Farm

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"Let's take them to the farm," said a wide-eyed LeBron. "They have that Believeland corn maze, right?"

WKYC'ing the Possible: An Akron Hero

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LAB member Patty Burdon, AKA PB Irish, talks about LeBron’s relationship with Akron and St. Vincent – St. Mary High School.

What Cold?

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How are my sixth and seventh graders doing? Every time I see you guys I'm blown away by how much you've grown.

LJFF Announces New Partner in Signet Jewelers

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With one-on-one mentoring defined as a need for its students, the LeBron James Family Foundation has teamed up with Akron-based Signet Jewelers...

LAB Highlight | Sherry Neubert

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We love sharing PROMISE kept moments of our WFE kids and AIPN kids. Additionally, we enjoy sharing PROMISE kept moments that happen in our community.

LJFF & Homage: Just A Kid From Akron

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The Foundation is proud to partner with homegrown clothing company, Homage, on their Just A Kid From Akron t-shirt.

New Year, Same PROMISE

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With a new year comes a fresh start, and for the Wheels for Education and Akron I PROMISE Network students...

LeBron Message | Striving

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How’s everything going? Our season is in full swing now!

We Are Zips

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LeBron, The Foundation, and The University of Akron have committed to a long term partnership that will, at the least, see nine classes of Wheels for Education and Akron I PROMISE Network students...

PROMISE Kept: A Long Term Partnership With Cedar Point

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In the words of LeBron James, "BOOOOOOOM! CEDAR POINT DONE CHANGED THE GAME!!!!!" We could not have said it any better ourselves…

LJFF Teams Up With World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational

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With its roots planted firmly in Akron, Ohio, the LeBron James Family Foundation is proud to be engaged and active in community events across Northeast Ohio.

Working Hard

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We are nearing the end of the first half of your 6th grade year! How has it been going? Have you guys done any cool community service projects since cleaning the UA Football Stadium?

I PROMISE Day at Stan Hywet

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LeBron’s Wheels for Education and Akron I PROMISE Network kids experienced another reason why there’s no better place to grow up than Northeast Ohio...

AIPN Students and Families Give Back

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In the spirit of his creed, over 100 Akron I PROMISE Network (AIPN) students and their families sacrificed their...

Hard Work Pays Off With LeBron's Hard Work Club

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Each month throughout the school year, LeBron’s Foundation team makes the rounds to every Akron Public School (APS) cluster...

Dream Big

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I am finally back home after being away for a couple of games and man I couldn’t be more excited! Now, I heard some of you got to meet with...

LeBron Message | All-Star 2017

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I can’t believe I’m at the midpoint of the season already. Do you guys feel like your school year is flying by?

Rice’s to the Rescue: PROMISE Project Episode 4

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"The path is crumbling and the porch is worn down… it’s sad when it should be welcoming!" – Nicole Curtis

Just Cling It! 2016

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You may occasionally see the LeBron James Family Foundation team van cruising in a neighborhood near you.

TO LIVE A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

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Man, I love football! What is your favorite sport? Did you guys know that football was one of my favorite sports growing up? I loved running around...

LeBron Message | Questions and Answers

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There is no answer without a question. You have to understand that asking for help is a natural part of our growth...

Hometown Hall: East Cluster

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Children danced, parents sang, and everyone ate as a "Lean On Me" pop remix echoed through the cafeteria at Akron’s East CLC. Officially, the event is called a "Hometown Hall" meeting...

WKYC'ing the Possible: The Way

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WKYC'ing the Possible: The Way

Hard Work Hits Home

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It was 8:30 AM on a grey Saturday Morning. With each waterlogged minute, puddles of water became slops of mud as cold rain pummeled the soggy ground.

A Visit From The First Lady

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On Wednesday, October 21, the First Lady, Michelle Obama, took to the podium in front of the same audience...

A Trip to Stan Hywet

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The sixth and seventh graders recently experienced a special service learning day at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens. This trip introduced them to...

Just A Kid From Akron

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The tone for the night was set when sixth grade Akron I PROMISE Network (AIPN) student Christian Presutti and...

A Busy School Year

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They were with us from the beginning and we will be with them at graduation. Our Class of 2021 is entering sixth grade! As sixth graders...

LeBron Message | Put In Work

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I hope you had an awesome Thanksgiving holiday and break.

JUST CLING IT! 2014 OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES LIST

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LeBron James Family Foundation Just Cling It Contest Official Rules...

LJFF Gets Powered By Partnership with FirstEnergy Foundation

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One of the core missions of the LeBron James Family Foundation is to provide its Wheels for Education and Akron I PROMISE Network students with experiences that enrich their lives.

Dining Room Fit For A King: PROMISE Project Episode 2

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LeBron had a last second request before taking the court in the Cavs primetime showdown against the New York Knicks:

Akron After School Is Back!

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A New Year and a new season of Akron After School has officially arrived at Akron Public Schools...

Kitchen Overhaul: PROMISE Project Episode One

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"This was a dream we had… Nicole Curtis and our Northeast Ohio partners made our dream a reality...

LAB Elementary Meets for September

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Members of the LAB Elementary team gathered at Akron Public Schools’ Conrad C. Ott building for their monthly meeting...

Caroling In Concert at The University of Akron

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Separated, they’re five letters; yet together, those same five letters represent a powerful, innovative, and passionate community.

WKYC'ing the Possible: 'Work Hard...And I Will Reward You

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Although LeBron was working in Miami for the past four years, in the words of Foundation Executive Director, Michele Campbell, "The kids would say [LeBron] never left us."

A Summer Lesson

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Man, my "kids" are getting big! Every time I see a photo of you guys I can hardly believe my eyes. I’m very proud of the way you’ve grown and matured.

An Akron First: PROMISE Presidents

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"Can anyone tell me what biomimicry is?" No sooner than President Scott Scarborough finished his question, six tiny hands shot up from around the regal, oak crowned and oil painting lined board room...

AIPN | Just Cling It!

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LeBron James Family Foundation Just Cling It! Contest Official Rules

A Special Guest At Hometown Hall

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It was a warm summer night in Akron and the brightness of the day transferred to the faces of the kids and their families as they filed in the doors to enjoy a fun filled night courtesy of Mr. LeBron.

Hometown Heroes

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Leaders, was that some of you I saw up in I PROMISE Land last night?! Man, you guys are my heartbeat!

LAB Secondary Meets for September

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Our LAB Secondary was at LeBron HQ for their monthly meeting. This month, the group of secondary educators and administrators discussed the...

Hometown Hall | East CLC

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Our family is our greatest gift. This holiday season, our tree overflows in an abundance of love.

Hitting the Hardwood

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What’s up? How’s school been? I know that some of my sixth graders and all of my seventh graders are in middle schools now… do you guys have the changing class thing down?

Happy New Year — 2015!

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Happy new year! 2014 was a BIG year for you and me. All of a sudden, my first class of Wheels for Ed kids became Akron I PROMISE Network students and the leaders of my program.

Akron After School 2015

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The leaves are changing, the weather is turning, and Akron After School is starting, it’s officially fall in Northeast Ohio.

Foundation Friday: Snowy Days!

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It has been a busy week for the Foundation. The team started the cold and blustery week off with an early morning trek to what one team member calls, "The second greatest place on earth next to Akron, Ohio!"

It's In The Numbers

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Does a PROMISE translate to elementary students? What impact does a phone call have, if any? What about a letter?

Bathroom Overhaul: PROMISE Project Episode 3

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"It’s smelly, it’s ugly, and everything in here is going to go," said Nicole Curtis, sternly, opening the show’s monologue. Her words would set the tone of the show...

LeBron Message | Together

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We’re a family and that means a lot to me. As a family, we have each other’s backs. We’re a support system.

LeBron Message | Start Of The Season

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Man, time is flying by. Are you all adjusted to school and your schedules?

Behind The Scenes With Bridgestone

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With its towering glass walls and state-of-the-art technology at every turn, the Bridgestone Technical Center is a modern day marvel.

Force For Good

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When combined with our partners, the LeBron James Family Foundation aims to be a positive force in the Akron community.

Just Cling It! is Back

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The experts on our LeBron Advisory Boards shared with us the importance of keeping parents and families of our kids engaged. We listened and...

Love At First Bite: LJFF & Baker Blvd.

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"These cupcakes are no joke!" – LeBron James LeBron takes great pride in striving to be the best both on the court and off the court.

A Surprise Visit

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The performance hall of Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts filled with murmurs and excitement as LeBron’s Wheels for Education and...

What A Ride!

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They entered the amusement park for the by-invitation-only event from the VIP entrance lined with a red carpet.

On Time

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Man, this year is just flying by… I can’t believe it’s almost October. How’s everything going in Akron?

WE ARE FAMILY Reunion 2016

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The mission for this year’s We Are Family Reunion was simple: create the BEST DAY EVER for all of our families as we welcomed a brand new class of 3rd graders into the Wheels for Education program.

WKYC'ing the Possible: The Impact

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Airing in the lead-up to the tip-off of the Cavs’ home opener, WKYC sat down with some of our favorite people, our Akron I PROMISE Network students and parents.

Inspiration Education

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Every kid grows up playing with toys. But not every kid can imagine the possibility of being the one who creates them.

East JROTC Gets Served In Latest Uniform Drop

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As the East CLC students routinely filed into the gym for their Winter Sports Assembly, little did they know this gathering would be anything but routine.

AIPN: Dream Big

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I am finally back home after being away for a couple of games and man I couldn’t be more excited! Now, I heard some of you got to meet with the new University of Akron President…

LeBron’s Hard Work Club

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In the words of LeBron James, "Team game STRONG."

AIPN Family Reunion Video

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"For us, we’re one big family," said LeBron James when asked why the Foundation’s yearly summer gathering is called the "I PROMISE Family Reunion."

Chase: Champion and Presenting Partner

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Meaningful and lasting change cannot be created alone. But with partners like Chase, real change is possible.

Learning New Things

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How has 6th grade been going so far? Are you learning some new and exciting things? It always amazed me how many different things you learn...

I PROMISE Mentor Program

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Motivated by 1,127 incredible lives, we are passionate about the metric of growth.

I PROMISE Institute

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I PROMISE Institute to provide resources, research-based interventions, and support to LJFF students on I PROMISE scholarships as they pursue their four-year college degrees

I PROMISE To Be A Leader

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I need you to PROMISE to be a leader and a role model so my Wheels for Ed kids can see the possible within themselves. This is big… it means that you need to do the right thing when doing the right thing is tough...

Listen To Your Teachers

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How has the last couple of days back at school been? Are you bundling up for the cold weather we’ve been having?

I PROMISE Mentor Program | Spring 2017

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The I PROMISE Mentor program is serving our kids for the third straight semester.

Just Cling It! December Winner

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As Donald, December’s Just Cling It! winner, strode proudly into the office, wearing his Akron I PROMISE Network (AIPN) sweatshirt, the Foundation team felt accomplished.

Earned Not Given

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For LeBron’s Wheels for Ed kids who graduated into sixth grade and the Akron I PROMISE Network, one phrase embodies their attitude, and it comes...

The Key To The City! PROMISE Pass

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Just as LeBron found a passion for basketball, he wants to help his kids find their life’s passion by opening doors and providing access to unique opportunities...

Pre-Thanksgiving and a Hometown Hall Meeting

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How was the Hometown Hall Meeting this past week? I know my East Cluster Akron I PROMISE Network Leaders were in attendance Wednesday night and won some pretty cool things!

LeBron Message | On The Road

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We are on a long road trip (and if you were next to me, you would’ve heard me say "Longgggggg road trip.") Over the next week, we’re in four states and five cities...

UA-LJFF Urban Mentorship Program

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Taking its commitment to its kids’ college educations one step further, LJFF has announced a pilot for its new Urban Mentorship Program...

Falling Down

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I spent my morning shooting free throws because I PROMISED you that I would be your role model...

LeBron Message | Our Year

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Ever feel something so deep in the pit of your stomach that you know it’s true? I have that feeling about you guys and 2017.

A Ride On The Rougarou

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Two weeks ago, our AIPN students and their families gave back to their community. One week later, our community gave back to our AIPN students...

Promise Project Take 2

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On Saturday, with lawn mowers, edgers, and flame throwers in hand (yes, you read that correctly), Teams WKYC, Sculpt, Akron General, and Consolidus kicked off the second year of LeBron’s PROMISE Project.

LeBron James Receives NAACP Jackie Robinson Sports Award

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On the first day of black history month and in front of a capacity crowd at The Q, the NAACP’s leaders gathered for a special presentation at center court.

PROMISE Point Guard Highlight

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An amazing yard and an amazing game! Akron I PROMISE Network student Treasure continued to be surprised by her PROMISE Project Point Guard...

LeBron Message | Thankfulness and Gratitude

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There is nothing more that I love than eating pie and watching Thanksgiving football, but this holiday is about more than that.

Dream Big.

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I am finally back home after being away for a couple of games and man I couldn’t be more excited! Now, I heard some of you got to meet with...

First I PROMISE Watch Party A Resounding Success

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"If you listen to LeBron when he talks, he tells you what the game is about for him. It’s about his city, it’s about his kids. That’s what makes tonight so special." – Michele Campbell, Executive Director, the LeBron James Family Foundation

PROMISE Project Take 2 | Week 3 P1

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The final day of PROMISE Project Take 2 was a big one. There were 13 yards being renovated on Saturday, July 25...

LeBron Message | Attendance

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Oh man, check you guys out! From sixth grade to eighth grade, I’m proud to have you guys representing me and my Foundation.