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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?"

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...

In This Together

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Hey My WFE Kids ~ My teammates and I came up short in the Finals. The San Antonio Spurs played better. They were an incredible opponent.

Team LJFF Visits Barber CLC

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On Wednesday, November 13th, Team LJFF deployed from LeBron James HQ and headed out to Barber CLC for an evening with Mr. LeBron’s WFE kids!

To Ask Questions And Find Answers

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How are my Wheels for Ed kids doing? We are starting to head into my busy season… last night we played our first pre-season game when...

Winter Is Here

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How are my kids doing? My teammates and I are on a long road trip and man, do I miss home!

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.

LeBron Message | Have To Wear Your Jersey

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I hope everyone had an awesome Halloween. My teammates and I definitely did!

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...

Finish Strong Kids!

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How are all of my Wheels for Ed All-Stars doing? It has been a busy few days for my teammates and I.

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.

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...

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...

I PROMISE To Go To School

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Ohhhhh man, it’s time for school!!!!!!!! Are you excited?

What A Week!

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Wow… I don’t think I can begin with saying anything else other than "thank you". Thank you for making my welcome home one of the most special...

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.

LEBRON’S PROMISE PROJECT

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LeBron’s first class of Wheels for Education (WFE) students, the Class of 2021, is moving into middle school and LeBron wanted to do something big.

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...

LeBron Message | Orchestra Outing

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How are all of my Wheels for Ed All-Stars doing? I wish I could share with you what my Foundation team has been planning...

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."

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...

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.

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?

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

I PROMISE To Never Give Up.

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How are my Wheels for Ed all-stars doing?? My Foundation Team told me that you guys wished me good look for my first game back as a Cleveland Cavalier… thanks guys!

LeBron Message | Away From Home

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I want you guys to pull up a map of the United States. My teammates are on the road right now.

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.

WFE KIDS HIGHLIGHT: SPORTS ENTHUSIASTS AND SCHOOL SUPERSTARS

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Spend two minutes with third graders Zach, Jonathan and Danaven from Bettes and you’ll quickly learn...

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...

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

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...

It's Showtime!!!

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IT’S SHOWTIME!!! I am so hyped up for you guys to start school and knock it out of the park! Are you guys getting excited?

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...

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.

To Listen To My Teachers

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How are MY kids doing? Man, I miss you guys. Do you know what this week is for me? This week is the start of training camp for my teammates and I.

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.

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...

Big Week Ahead

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Man…we both have a BIG week ahead of us, don’t we? Wheels for Ed Tech Camp, PROMISE Project, I PROMISE Family Reunion, and a...

LeBron Message | New Season

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

WFE Highlight: Monique Tucker

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The Foundation Team got to spend some time at Seiberling CLC and while visiting, we got to interact with an awesome WFE Student...

Welcome to the WFE family!

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The Foundation Team would like to extend a warm welcome to the Parents of our WFE Class of 2023 kids! We are so glad to have you...

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.

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.

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...

We're Back At It

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How are MY kids doing? How are you doing with all of your school work? I’ve been doing some "school work" of my own lately. My teammates and I are in training camp.

A Hometown Celebration

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When LeBron's WFE kids and their families showed up at Forest Hill CLC for an LJFF launch event, the unassuming surroundings did little to betray the evening's surprise.

I PROMISE MOMENT: WFE MVP RECAP

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"Do you know where you are going tomorrow?" asked Michele, our Executive Director, to 10 Wheels for Ed (WFE) students and their family members...

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.

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.

Turkey Eating and PROMISE Keeping

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Now, I know we’ve talked a lot recently about working hard in the last few weeks before Thanksgiving and the holidays, but…Thanksgiving week is finally here!!

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."

Only The Best For My Kids

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Last Wednesday night, ten of LeBron’s Wheels for Ed kids from Helen Arnold Elementary and their parents were treated by LeBron to a special meal at Beau’s Grille in Fairlawn.

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?

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...

WFE Highlight: Dynamic Duo, Caiden and Lamonica

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The Foundation Team spent some time this spring with the kids of Portage Path CLC and were greeted by two outgoing WFE students...

Kicking It In China

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Hey guys! GUESS where I am right now? I want you to grab a map and find China, then I want you to find Beijing. Did you find it?

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.

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...

Special Shout Out

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Hey guys! How are all of MY kids doing? I bet your summer has been just as busy as mine… I hope you have heard the news that I am now a...

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.

Stay Warm WFE Kids!

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How are all of my Wheels for Ed kids doing? Did you guys get my phone call earlier this month?

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.

Making Mr. LeBron Proud: Student of the Month

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The comeback story is a simple narrative. The main character suffers a set-back, and in the moment, a recovery seems highly unlikely.

Interim Grade Pick-Ups

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Summer is a distant memory and it seems like school never was out of session. Our WFE kids’ schools are already preparing for interim grade pick-ups.

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...

Child Highlight: Mr. Blake

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The Foundation team had the pleasure of hanging out with a very special WFE student this week. His name is Blake and he actually just celebrated...

LeBron Message | Happy 2017

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I hope all of you had an awesome break and holiday with your friends and family. I was on the road here and there but I was lucky enough to...

I PROMISE MOMENT: WFE MVP

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What does LeBron do when he finds out he has been named NBA MVP for the FOURTH time? He says, "I want my kids right there with me."

TO DO ALL OF MY HOMEWORK

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How are all of my Wheels for Education all-stars doing? I heard some of you guys had the chance to cheer on our Zips. Did you enjoy the game?

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...

Team LJFF Visits Schumacher CLC

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On Wednesday, October 29, Team LJFF stopped their home-opener preparations and took the short drive to Akron’s Schumacher CLC, which is the home of LAB Elementary Principal Brandi Davis.

Aboard The Polar Express Powered By The FirstEnergy Foundation

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The LeBron James Family Foundation partnered with the FirstEnergy Foundation to create this special journey to the North Pole...

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.