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Welcome to House Three Thirty

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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 Experience

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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!

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“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!

Proud Family

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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 Village

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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 Available

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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 Village

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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.

We Are Community

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To be part of a community means to uplift, collaborate, and engage with those around us to achieve shared goals greater than ourselves.

Heating Up

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As the weather in Akron continues to heat up, summer is just getting started at the I PROMISE School.

Fall & Family

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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 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.

V.I.P. Performance

Event 01/14/2020 9:45 AM

An exploration and experience of music for our 4th Grade I PROMISE School students with the Akron Symphony Orchestra.

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...

Jarvis Landry Joins the IPS Family

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"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 Home

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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 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.

23 Big Dreams: Brett Coole

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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 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...

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's 3rd Graders Hop On The Polar Express Powered By FirstEnergyFoundation

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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...

Just A Girl From Akron

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If you caught a glimpse of the latest issue of Cleveland Magazine, you may have seen a recognizable yet unfamiliar face...

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...

Akron North Track Earns New Uniforms #RepYourHood

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LeBron sent his Black Ops team to interrupt North High School’s winter pep rally.

23 Big Dreams: Alissa McCullough

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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 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.

I PROMISE Moment: The Team Visits the Ronald McDonald House of Akron

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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 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...

Hometown Innovation With Goodyear

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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 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...

Sparking Hope

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Three years ago, LeBron and The University of Akron (UA) announced a groundbreaking, never-been-done-before partnership...

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.

Running For Our Kids 2014

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LeBron and the LeBron James Family Foundation had over 45 runners participating in either the full or half Akron Marathon.

All-Star 2010 BGC OF GREATER DALLAS

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Jay-Z, my friends at Sprite and my Foundation led a mentoring session for kids in the...

Summit Cycling Center

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Have you seen some of LeBron’s Wheels for Education students riding around Akron on their I PROMISE bikes?

Savannah James Joins Akron History

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One of Akron’s most timeless traditions, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company recently christened its newest blimp...

Savannah's Sixth Annual Prom Event

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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 Serve

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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 Minds

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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...

To Believe In Myself

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A raucous standing ovation erupted as John Hunter and Kendra Jones proceeded to the front of the packed Akron Public Schools board room.

Symphony Experience

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As world-renowned music from the Akron Symphony Orchestra filled the air, Mr. LeBron’s Wheels for Education 4th graders...

Community Champions

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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.

Just the Kids From Akron

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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 Akron

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

330's Get a New Home

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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 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.

For Women, Forever

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Last night, another Akron parent took center stage. To a capacity crowd at the Akron Community Foundation’s Women Endowment Fund’s...

Christmas Is Near

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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: 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?

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...

LJFF & UA Mentorship Program Expands

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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 IPS

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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...

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.

How Was Akron After School?

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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...

Stay Warm!

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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 Event

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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 In

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Man, we were back home for a week but it only felt like I got to spend a day in Akron.

A Magical Ride

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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 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...

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...

Hot Off The Presses: A Heartfelt Thank You

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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.

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

330 Ambassadors 500 Hours and Counting

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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...

Unanimous

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The Akron Public Schools Board of Education’s vote was unanimous: approved...

23 Big Dreams: Cameron & Carlissa Robinson

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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 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...

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.

LeBron's Biggest Assist

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Since before he entered the NBA, LeBron's commitment to uplifting his community in Akron has always been one of his top priorities...

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.

23 Big Dreams: Lamar Dampier

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If this story sounds familiar, it’s because it is. As a young boy, LeBron James used to walk the streets of Akron carrying two of his most prized possessions...

Hometown Hall 2015-16 School Year Finale

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With rain pounding the pavement outside, a wave of warmth and excitement permeated the premise at Ellet High School in Akron.

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!"

ALL-STAR 2013 BGC OF GREATER HOUSTON

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Deep in the heart of Texas….a huge transformation occurred during the 2013 All-Star weekend! 100 kids in green shirts and I PROMISE bands eagerly await the arrival of...

Secondary | Our Year

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Yo! We’re headed up North to Toronto and I swear this is the only place colder than Akron…

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.

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...

23 Big Dreams: Wilfred Steadman

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As the young boy sat and stared at the world map hanging in front of the classroom of his Akron public school, he felt a wave of emotions as his eyes scanned for the place he was born.

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.

Crystal Clinic Joins The Family

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With an unexpected knock on the door from Santa on a snowy Akron night, the lives of LeBron’s I Promise students and their families changed forever...

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?

Deeply Rooted

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Fittingly, for the past six years the start of the holiday season for LeBron and the Foundation has coincided with the Akron Children’s Hospital Holiday Tree Festival..

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.

Savannah James Launches Mentorship Program

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While delivering a powerful keynote speech at the Women’s Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation’s "For Women, Forever" event, Savannah James formally announced her new mentorship program...

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…