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Financial Literacy

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With a renewed energy and focus on health top of mind for many as we enter the new year, the LeBron James Family Foundation is already focusing in on fine tuning financial health supports for our families.

Taco Tuesday Takes on New Meaning

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“What day is it? TACO TUUUUEEEEESSSSSSDAYYYYY!”

A Year Like No Other

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As 2020 comes to a close, we’re looking back on the challenging year it was with hope, even more resolve, and gratitude for the opportunities we’ve had to continue walking alongside our families throughout it all...

Celebrating Jayden

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The end of the year is always a good time to reflect. But for LeBron and his Foundation, it’s never simply about reflection. It’s about growing and constantly striving for more.

The Last Week

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It wasn’t the ending anyone could have ever seen coming, but year two at the I PROMISE School officially comes to a close this week...

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...

All in a Decade

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The end of the year is always a good time to reflect. But for LeBron and his Foundation, it’s never simply about reflection. It’s about growing and constantly striving for more.

New Look + Big Plans

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As we continue to dig deeper and deeper into the needs of students and families in our community, the LeBron James Family Foundation’s story is constantly evolving.

Promising Results

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Just a couple years ago, it was an ambitious idea with education-changing implications. Two Springs ago, it was an announcement driven by hope and community support. Months later...

Glow & Grow

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In year one at the I PROMISE School, our students aren’t just growing. They’re glowing. To celebrate all of its students’ success and achievement in the first half of the school year...

Year Two

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With arms open wide and ready for hugs, the I PROMISE School officially re-opened to its returning students and new class of incoming 3rd graders.

LeBron’s 330 Ambassadors Serve Charlotte

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LeBron had provided the 330 Ambassadors with a life experience that showed them new opportunities, new ways of thinking about things, and new ways to serve their community...

The LeBron James Family Foundation’s 330 Ambassadors Serve and Experience Charlotte All Star Weekend

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Each year LeBron is selected as an All Star, he’s made it his mission to some way leave his mark on the All-Star host city as a way of saying thank you...

All Aboard!

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The I PROMISE Polar Express is one of the many experience outings all I PROMISE students go on throughout the school year...

We Are Family Reunion Review

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It all started with a tweet. Five years ago, Cedar Point extended an offer to name one of their famed roller coasters after LeBron James.

Back to School Surprise

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As IPS 4th grader LaRiyah sat on a stool eagerly talking about the upcoming school year, she heard a jarring knock on the door. She let out a scream of excitement when she turned to see it was Mr. LeBron.

A Monumental Year

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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...

A New Home for the Holidays

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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...

Bikes, Barbeque and Other Big Things in Store!

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To our WFE kids and families, While you all enjoy sun, fun and even plenty of rain, we can’t stop thinking about the upcoming school year! Mr. LeBron has asked us to work on some things...

We Are Family Reunion

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Continuing to kick off the most epic school year ever, the LeBron James Family Foundation hosted more than 8,000 of its students and their families at Cedar Point...

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...

Thanks For Giving

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In this monumental year of taking chances and giving hope, of eliminating barriers and adding supports, of closing chapters and opening doors - as a Foundation and as a family, we have so much to be thankful for...

Act Nineteen | New York

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LeBron cannot thank the city enough for allowing him to play here during All-Star Weekend.

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...

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...

The Little Engine That Could

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In only the second year of our partnership, we found all three elements in a special Northeast Ohio collective known as the PGA Web.com Tour DAP Championship...

Time Is Flying!

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You’re already halfway through the first half of the school year?! Time is flying! Before you know it, it will be Halloween, then Thanksgiving and Christmas.

LeBron James Arena Update: August 16

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Did someone say Dunk Contest? The new backboards and hoops are installed!

TRAVELING TREAT

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We hope your school year is going well! Are you getting excited for winter break...

Class of 2026 | Welcome To The Family

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As summer comes to a close, that time of year when the LeBron James Family Foundation welcomes a brand new class of third graders into its Wheels for Education program...

Happy New Year

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Hey guys! How are MY Wheels for Ed kids doing? Can you believe the year is almost over? Time is flying by. I remember just eight years ago...

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.

Very Good(year) Ride

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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?

Leaders in Our Community: Pierce Jordan

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Third year 330 Ambassador Pierce Jordan is a leader for our kids and our community...

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?

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...

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."

SUN, SAND AND SPORTSKIDS OF THE YEAR!

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As the van pulled up to the hotel, LJFF team members were waiting in anticipation to welcome the Long family to Miami...

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...

Garfield Cheer EARNS New Uniforms

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In the words of LeBron James, "Wait, you thought we were just doing one drop????? PLEASE…"

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?

General Elective

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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."

LeBron James Arena Update: September 6

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The new floor is installed and the bleachers are being constructed!

Can’t Stop the IPS Feeling

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On a typical Tuesday afternoon, the I PROMISE School’s 3rd and 4th graders dutifully filed into the gym for their monthly Grade Level Family Meeting. A new addition to IPS programming, the topic of the month was their Habits of Promise...

All-Star Legacy in LA

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While the NBA's biggest stars and entertainment's biggest celebrities stepped out into the bright lights of Los Angeles for this year's All-Star festivities...

A Trip and Treats

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With another month in the books, the I PROMISE School wrapped up the spookiest time of year on Friday evening with its inaugural Halloween Fest...

LeBron James Arena Update

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Drawings, Drawings and MORE Drawings!!! We are currently working to finalize the drawings for the new gym. Coach Dru has been enlisted...

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...

New School Year

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Hey Wheels for Ed kids! We hope the new school year has been exciting and fun!

City Year South High: Academic Madness Challenge

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Twenty-three of our I PROMISE network members kept their PROMISES and furthermore, turned them into commitments when they won the Academic Madness Challenge!

Final Hometown Hall Of The School Year

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I PROMISE students and their families packed the Ellet High School gymnasium...

New Band Alert: Volt 2.0

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Beginning with the Volt 2.0 I PROMISE band, we are digging into LeBron’s personal collection...

Act Twenty-One | New York P3

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LeBron, Sprite and the Foundation came together in partnership to renovate the Frederick Douglas Center Boys & Girls Clubs of America clubhouse...

LeBron James and Sprite Team Up to Renovate the Westbank Unit Boys & Girls Club in New Orleans

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This All-Star Saturday, LeBron James and Sprite revealed the completely renovated Boys and Girls Club of...

New Year

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Happy new year! 2014 was incredible for my family and me, and that is largely because of the awesome work you have been doing.

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...

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...

Act Fourteen | Harlem

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LeBron visited the Cleveland Orchestra this past year and it absolutely blew his mind.

LeBron Message | New Season

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Wow, I can’t believe it’s already the end of October. How has school been?

LEBRON ADVISORY BOARD

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2011 was the first year of the Wheels for Education program and it was certainly full of lots of learning experiences for...

Savannah's I PROMISE Event

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Prom is supposed to be one of the most memorable and magical nights of your high school years.

Spotted: First Just Cling It! Winner of the School Year

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We found our first Just Cling It! winner of the school year!!! If you are a Wheels for Education parent or guardian, display your 2013-2014 "Proud Parent" cling...

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:

LAB Community Highlight: Vanita Oelschlager

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24 hours a day - 7 days a week - 365 days a year; this is true commitment. Vanita Oelschlager exemplifies the definition of dedication by remaining...

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...

LeBron Message | Start Off Strong

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I hope all of my Wheels for Education students are having an incredible start to the school year.

330 Ambassadors: the Spirit of Giving

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We’re entering the season of giving and our Gamma Class of 330 Ambassadors has been giving a lot of themselves so far this school year!

2015 Family Reunion at Cedar Point!

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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...

Bringing Home This Year's Hometown Hall Series

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Following another successful run this school year, LJFF’s completely revamped and reconstructed version of its regular Hometown Hall series...

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."

Thankful for...you!

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It’s turkey time folks! It’s a short school week for you all this week because of Thanksgiving! I used to love this time of year when I was a kid.

A Float Fit For A King

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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...

Family Now, Family Forever

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Around this time of year when holiday traditions abound, 'tis the season for family. But for the LeBron James Family Foundation, it's always the season for family...

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...

LeBron James Arena Update: November 22

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The Women’s Basketball Team didn’t just get new uniforms as promised by LeBron. They also will be...

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...

Act Twenty-Two | New York P4

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Art is and always has been a major component of LeBron’s life.

Our family is growing!

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As our Classes of 2021 and 2022 completed another great school year, we excitedly await the list of students who will be entering third grade as...

Lights, Camera, Action

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For the fourth year in a row, LeBron’s sixth graders descended on Lakeside Avenue...

I PROMISE Premiere of Smallfoot

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With the magic of Hollywood seemingly a million miles away, LeBron recently brought a big screen experience to his I PROMISE students with an exclusive premiere of his new animated movie "Smallfoot..."

LAB End Of The Year Celebration

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Throughout the year, a group of more than 40 Northeast Ohioans serve Akron’s youth

LJFF Teams Up With Little Tikes

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At just three years old, LeBron James dunked a basketball for the first time on the Little Tikes hoop in his living room.

Going Dark

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I can’t believe how quickly this year has gone. The playoffs are finally here!

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.

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.

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…

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...

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...