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33 results for “earned not given”

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33 results for “earned not given”

IPS Test Prep

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Our students are tackling the tests with all their might this week, but not before a few family engagements…

Walk of Fame

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At the I PROMISE School, parent participation is not only encouraged, it is a pillar of all of its programming. Our parents are invited to be active participants in every phase of the process.

Earned, Not Given

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As LeBron’s Akron I PROMISE Network students arrived at school on Monday morning, they walked with a little extra pep in their step.

Chase Incentive Packaging

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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 Too

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The I PROMISE program is rooted in creating positive change not just for kids in Akron, but for their entire families as well...

Earned Not Given: 2016 All-Star Uniform Give in Toronto

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As hundreds of unsuspecting students from across the Toronto Public School District gathered in the auditorium of Earl Haig Secondary School..

All Hands On Deck: LeBron James Clubhouse Kids lend a Helping Hand

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On Monday, July 22, the Foundation had ten very special visitors! These visitors did not stop by just to look around, they came to help, and what an...

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…

Ibtihaj Muhammad visits IPS

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Each day at the I PROMISE School is anything but ordinary. Our students get out of bed every morning and arrive to school, greeted by high fives and smiling faces, not knowing what incredible new experiences await them...

Just A Kid From Akron: Cherry Cola Cupcake

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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.

You Did It!

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EARNED NOT GIVEN! I am so proud of all of my Class of 2023 third graders who completed Tech Camp and are now a part of my Wheels...

I PROMISE School Principal Chosen

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Nothing is given. Everything is earned. That’s the spirit of our I Promise School...

23 Big Dreams: Arsean McCullough

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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?

Merry Christmas Eve!

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Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring not even a mouse … Merry Christmas Eve to my WFE Kids.

Act Two | Times Square P2

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LeBron’s team dropped in at McDonald’s where 50 people were given free meals on LeBron!

VIP Movie Magic

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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.

Tech Camp 2013: Recap

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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?

Earned Not Given Uniform Drop | Number 9

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With the dark gymnasium pulsating with curious energy, the high school students packing the stands fell silent with anticipation...

The Foundation Partners With Sprite And Family Dollar

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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...

LAB Community Highlight: Todd Stein

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Not only is he dedicated to his family and business, he keeps his word and his actions show that he is committed to making a difference in our community as a member of...

Akron After School Instructor Highlight: Belinda Hinton

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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 Network

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"In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given. Everything is earned. You work for what you have." – LeBron James

Partner Highlight: Chase Bank

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Our Partners and Friends at Chase Bank are truly the best. Not only do they take care of all of our banking needs, but they believe in the work we do. They support the work we do.

Bikes Delivered

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Wheels for Education…WHEELS for Education… We often wonder, why not Frisbees for Education? Logistically it would be a lot easier...

LAB Community: Earned Not Given

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From health and wellness to law and planning, our LeBron Advisory Board (LAB) Community members come to us from all walks of Akron life.

Just Cling It! May’s Winner

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Both her son, Jaime, and her daughter, Jordan, have earned all of Mr. LeBron’s wristbands, and they are not stopping there. This year, both...

PROMISE Kept: Running for Our Kids

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It was a truly beautiful day in Akron. The sun had not even shown itself yet when a group of enthusiastic people sporting all white with the brightest Nike...

A Family’s Journey

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In life, it’s not about where you start. And success isn’t always measured by where you end up. It’s all about the journey, and what an incredible ride we are fortunate to be on...

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.

Earned At The EIYR

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For students at Edisto Island Youth Recreation (EIYR), a new pair of shoes goes a long way...

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...

23 Big Dreams: Julia & Rosina Subba

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When Julia and Rosina Subba first arrived in Akron, Ohio, they did not speak a word of English.

Canton Charge: All For Our Kids

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While LeBron’s "day job" had him on a road trip that included international travel, LeBron did not forget about his kids in Akron…