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Welcome to House Three ThirtyNews
As the LeBron James Family Foundation works to redefine what a community and family looks like, we continue to break through barriers and open doors for the students and families in Akron.
The Huddle ExperienceNews
It’s been two weeks since the LeBron James Family Foundation and Stand Together hosted the inaugural I PROMISE Huddle in Akron, Ohio.
I PROMISE Out NOW!News
“To the kids that started it all, my I PROMISE families in Akron. These promises are for you, and I hope they may be helpful to every student, classroom, and family across the country. You all inspire me each and every day!
No matter the world around them, our I PROMISE students continue to be a light and a beacon of hope throughout the Akron community and beyond. Recently, two of our Akron I PROMISE Network students...
Building a VillageNews
Right now in Akron and around the world, many families are struggling. In good times and bad, that means we rally around our families and continue to do everything...
2020-2021 330 Ambassador Applications Now AvailableNews
The 330 Ambassadors are a select group of students from the Akron area chosen each year by the LeBron James Family Foundation to serve as role models and mentors to younger generations in the community, specifically through the I PROMISE School...
The I PROMISE VillageNews
LeBron’s commitment to his kids in Akron is taking another monumental leap forward with this week’s announcement of the I PROMISE Village by Graduate Hotels.
While our younger kids got to work in the pool, our older I PROMISE students turned up their learning on land with the kickoff of the second annual Flash P’ACT experience at Kent State University.
As the weather in Akron continues to heat up, summer is just getting started at the I PROMISE School.
Fall & FamilyNews
On a seasonably warm Sunday afternoon in Akron, the I PROMISE School’s 5th graders and their families filed into the Highland Square theatre for an afternoon matinee...
Earned, Not GivenNews
As LeBron’s Akron I PROMISE Network students arrived at school on Monday morning, they walked with a little extra pep in their step.
A Monumental YearNews
Meanwhile, another monumental moment was brewing just down the street from the I PROMISE School. Recognizing that his kids need a larger space to gather, to play, and most of all, to ball, LeBron and his Foundation teamed up with the 2K Foundation...
The Chosen OnesNews
The packed ballroom echoed in response, "To support my child in reaching their dreams!" With a proud smile...
Chase Incentive PackagingNews
They say it takes a village. When it comes to the LeBron James Family Foundation’s commitment to changing lives in Akron through education, that could not be more true...
A New Semester for I Promise TooNews
The I PROMISE program is rooted in creating positive change not just for kids in Akron, but for their entire families as well...
Jarvis Landry Joins the IPS FamilyNews
"I was born and raised in Louisiana, similar to this, similar to Akron. But this right here, this school, this community, it’s about to change things"...
LeBron Message: Home Sweet HomeNews
Man, it feels great to be back in Akron with the family. Don’t get me wrong, I love road games, but...
WKYC'ing the Possible: An Akron HeroNews
LAB member Patty Burdon, AKA PB Irish, talks about LeBron’s relationship with Akron and St. Vincent – St. Mary High School.
23 Big Dreams: Brett CooleNews
The incoming 8th grader at Hyre CLC in Akron paced back and forth as he intently watched every play...
LJFF Announces New Partner in Signet JewelersNews
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...
Earned Not Given: 2016 All-Star Uniform Give in TorontoNews
As hundreds of unsuspecting students from across the Toronto Public School District gathered in the auditorium of Earl Haig Secondary School..
LJFF & Homage: Just A Kid From AkronNews
The Foundation is proud to partner with homegrown clothing company, Homage, on their Just A Kid From Akron t-shirt.
New Year, Same PROMISENews
With a new year comes a fresh start, and for the Wheels for Education and Akron I PROMISE Network students...
Holidays Are For FamilyNews
When you meet our partners, it’s easy to understand why we believe we can change the world. And the more time you spend with them, the more feasible that concept becomes...
Season 2 Video: AkronNews
LeBron's 3rd Graders Hop On The Polar Express Powered By FirstEnergyFoundationNews
In what’s become an annual Akron treat and a holiday season staple for LeBron’s I PROMISE students, the LeBron James Family Foundation’s 3rd graders will once again hop on board the Polar Express Powered by the FirstEnergy Foundation...
Secondary: I PROMISE SchoolNews
I hope you guys have heard the awesome news about The I PROMISE School.
Just A Girl From AkronNews
If you caught a glimpse of the latest issue of Cleveland Magazine, you may have seen a recognizable yet unfamiliar face...
We Are ZipsNews
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...
Akron North Track Earns New Uniforms #RepYourHoodNews
LeBron sent his Black Ops team to interrupt North High School’s winter pep rally.
Very Good(year) RideNews
What does it take to safely and efficiently transport nearly 5,000 of our students, families and friends nearly 90 miles to the Roller Coaster Capitol of the World for the best day ever?
23 Big Dreams: Alissa McCulloughNews
As a proud member of the LeBron James Family Foundation’s Akron I PROMISE Network, Arlissa embodies the spirit, the fight, and the determination that Akron has become known for.
LJFF Teams Up With World Golf Championships-Bridgestone InvitationalNews
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.
I PROMISE Moment: The Team Visits the Ronald McDonald House of AkronNews
Team LJFF keeps their PROMISE to serve our Akron community and support our partner’s philanthropic initiatives. We spent quality time at the Ronald McDonald House...
I PROMISE Day at Stan HywetNews
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...
Hometown Innovation With GoodyearNews
As the buses pulled up to the famous Goodyear Blimp Hangar conveniently located down the road from Akron, the students looked out the windows with excitement...
AIPN Students and Families Give BackNews
In the spirit of his creed, over 100 Akron I PROMISE Network (AIPN) students and their families sacrificed their...
PROMISE Project Take Two!News
We all need parachutes. Whether it’s literally or figuratively, parachutes are our lifesaving devices, and there are few people who have more silk lifesavers than the forward from St. Vincent – St. Mary and his Foundation.
Three years ago, LeBron and The University of Akron (UA) announced a groundbreaking, never-been-done-before partnership...
Hard Work Pays Off With LeBron's Hard Work ClubNews
Each month throughout the school year, LeBron’s Foundation team makes the rounds to every Akron Public School (APS) cluster...
Just A Kid From Akron: Cherry Cola CupcakeNews
LeBron and the Foundation do not have sponsors, we have partners. A partnership is a bond, and bonds are forged in the mutual pursuit of a passion.
This fall, LeBron, the Foundation, and The University of Akron’s LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education (LJFFCOE) are giving new life to the term "General Elective."
Running For Our Kids 2014News
LeBron and the LeBron James Family Foundation had over 45 runners participating in either the full or half Akron Marathon.
PROMISE Project Take 2 | Week 2News
The second installment of the PROMISE Project is now 2/3 of the way complete!
Summit Cycling CenterNews
Have you seen some of LeBron’s Wheels for Education students riding around Akron on their I PROMISE bikes?
Savannah James Joins Akron HistoryNews
One of Akron’s most timeless traditions, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company recently christened its newest blimp...
Savannah's Sixth Annual Prom EventNews
If you walked into the ballroom of the Hilton Akron-Fairlawn on Monday, you would have thought you were in the wrong place...
Proud to ServeNews
LeBron’s 330 Ambassadors are proud to be from Akron. They’re also proud to be serving LeBron’s WFE kids this school year! Our Gamma Class...
Meeting of the MindsNews
A week worth remembering at Foundation HQ as The I PROMISE Institute Bureau descended on Akron for a high powered, higher education, meeting of the minds...
A V.I.PROMISE PerformanceNews
As they entered the lobby of The University of Akron’s E.J. Thomas Hall, LeBron’s 4th grade I PROMISE students and their families left reality for a few hours...
To Believe In MyselfNews
A raucous standing ovation erupted as John Hunter and Kendra Jones proceeded to the front of the packed Akron Public Schools board room.
As world-renowned music from the Akron Symphony Orchestra filled the air, Mr. LeBron’s Wheels for Education 4th graders...
As LeBron’s Hometown Heartbeat tree was proudly displayed in downtown Akron, the Foundation took this opportunity to reflect on the support of our community.
A Visit From The First LadyNews
On Wednesday, October 21, the First Lady, Michelle Obama, took to the podium in front of the same audience...
23 Big Dreams: Arsean McCulloughNews
What does it feel like when you’re told you may not be able to chase your dreams? What is that moment like when everything you envision for your future is ripped away, if only for a moment?
Just the Kids From AkronNews
As he made the long walk from the locker room to the court, LeBron was met with a crowd of familiar faces, twenty-one to be exact.
Just A Kid From AkronNews
The tone for the night was set when sixth grade Akron I PROMISE Network (AIPN) student Christian Presutti and...
LeBron Earns J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship AwardNews
The J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award recognizes the NBA player, coach, or athletic trainer who shows outstanding service and dedication to the community.
330's Get a New HomeNews
The LeBron James Family Foundation's 330 Ambassadors are so much more than high school students. They are 23 hand-picked leaders from across Akron that serve as LeBron's arms and legs in the community...
LJFF Gets Powered By Partnership with FirstEnergy FoundationNews
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.
For Women, ForeverNews
Last night, another Akron parent took center stage. To a capacity crowd at the Akron Community Foundation’s Women Endowment Fund’s...
VIP Movie MagicNews
From special effects director to head catering chef, the magic in a movie comes not from the screen, but from the people behind it. Hundreds of people.
Christmas Is NearNews
How was your Thanksgiving break? I spent my Thanksgiving with my family, friends and my team right here in Akron and it was really fun!
Tech Camp 2013: RecapNews
It’s not quite the start of the school year, but our Akron Public Schools (APS) have been buzzing with activity over these last two weeks. Why, you ask?
Akron After School Is Back!News
A New Year and a new season of Akron After School has officially arrived at Akron Public Schools...
LJFF & UA Mentorship Program ExpandsNews
On a recent cold and cloudy Akron afternoon, passionate and excited University of Akron student mentors arrived at Innes Middle School...
Kris Rhymes Art Installation at IPSNews
Today the experiential learning continued for all 240 students at the I PROMISE School in Akron - the newly-opened public school established in partnership between the LeBron James Family Foundation...
Winter Holiday FestNews
Hey guys! Can you believe it’s almost Christmas? I heard that some of my Wheels for Ed kids will be participating in the Holiday Fest through your schools.
2015 Family Reunion at Cedar Point!News
Another amazing family reunion has come and gone. It was known that it was going to be tough to come close to the spectacle that was last year’s reunion, but the surprise Mr. LeBron...
LAB Elementary Meets for SeptemberNews
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 AkronNews
Separated, they’re five letters; yet together, those same five letters represent a powerful, innovative, and passionate community.
Metis Construction Brings Home HardwareNews
In front of a capacity Cleveland crowd, Michele Campbell, Executive Director of the Foundation, presented the Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service
How Was Akron After School?News
Hey Guys! I just wanted to check in to see how the second half of Akron After School went? My Foundation team stopped by to see some of you...
Hey guys! Mom just told me it is FREEZING in Akron and that all of the schools are closed. I want you to PROMISE me that if you go outside you will...
Savannah’s PROM PROMISE EventNews
With her signature bright smile and wide eyes, Mrs. Savannah James addressed the crowd of over 50 Akron teens, "You are beautiful!"
LeBron Message: Checking InNews
Man, we were back home for a week but it only felt like I got to spend a day in Akron.
Season 1 Video: Akron Public SchoolsNews
Akron Public Schools
A Float Fit For A KingNews
As the Larry O’Brien trophy made its way through the streets of downtown Cleveland while the city celebrated its first championship in over 50 years...
A Magical RideNews
It was an eventful week for the Foundation which culminated in a holiday favorite in Akron. On a brisk night, the "LeBron Sleigh" was seen driving around Akron again, but why you might be ask?
The Foundation Partners With Sprite And Family DollarNews
It is time to start thinking about back to school. Not long ago LeBron was preparing to go back to school in Akron. He was in your shoes, just a...
Akron After School Instructor Highlight: Belinda HintonNews
Belinda Hinton is an educator, but she did not take the traditional route in getting there. After successfully completing law school and practicing...
Earned Not Given: Akron I PROMISE NetworkNews
"In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given. Everything is earned. You work for what you have." – LeBron James
Hot Off The Presses: A Heartfelt Thank YouNews
If you caught a copy of last Sunday’s Akron Beacon Journal, you may have seen a spread of hundreds of smiling faces staring back at you.
330 Ambassadors 500 Hours and CountingNews
The 330 Ambassadors are a select group of students from the Akron area chosen each year by the LeBron James Family Foundation and Akron Public Schools. These students serve as role models for our Wheels for Education...
23 Big Dreams: Cameron & Carlissa RobinsonNews
The 13-year-old twins from Jennings Middle School already have a clear vision for the family restaurant they want to open and operate in Akron...
An Akron First: PROMISE PresidentsNews
"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...
A Special Guest At Hometown HallNews
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.
I PROMISE Mentors | 3rd Semester CompleteNews
Midway through the lively celebration in Litchfield CLC’s cafeteria, our mentors and mentees took center stage...