Lifting As We Climb

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Lifting As We Climb

  1. 1. Lifting as We Climb Foundation (LAWCF)
  2. 2. Lifting as We Climb • LAWCF was founded in 2003 by five young men who met as students at Hampton University, thus our insignia, The Emancipation Oak.
  3. 3. LAWCF – Fund Raising • LAWCF has raised over $750,000 in cash and in-kind donations in its 8 years of operation
  4. 4. Lifting As We Climb Foundation
  5. 5. LAWCF's first program was a high school football academy in Detroit in 2004. Since then LAWCF has operated academies in Washington DC, Chicago, Tulsa Oklahoma and San Francisco. Atlanta is scheduled for 2011. Lifting as We Climb Football
  6. 6. Lifting as We Climb Football
  7. 7. LAWCF- Sound Mind Sound Body Football Academy
  8. 8. LAWCF- Sound Mind Sound Body Football Academy
  9. 9. LAWCF- Sound Mind Sound Body Football Academy
  10. 10. LAWCF- Sound Mind Sound Body Football Academy
  11. 11. LAWCF- Sound Mind Sound Body Football Academy
  12. 12. LAWCF- Sound Mind Sound Body Football Academy
  13. 13. LAWCF- Sound Mind Sound Body Football Academy
  14. 14. Lifting as We Climb Football • In April 2010 Brandon Graham a - 2005 Detroit Sound Mind Sound Body Camp participant was the first LAWCF mentee to into the NFL, He was selected 13th by the Philadelphia Eagles.
  15. 15. LAWCF- Sound Mind Sound Body Football Academy
  16. 16. Lifting as We Climb Football
  17. 17. Lifting as We Climb Football
  18. 18. Lifting as We Climb Football • In 2010 LAWCF became the official lifetime partner of the NFL Super Bowl's Player Networking Event. All proceeds from the event are donated to LAWCF.
  19. 19. LAWCF Angels Among Us Award • 2010 LAWCF received the Angels Among Us Award from NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN (Potomac Valley Section).
  20. 20. LAWCF Mentoring Programs • Since 2005 in Detroit and 2006 in Washington DC LAWCF has conducted year round mentoring programs for underprivileged males ages 13-18 with a focus on academic achievement (ACT/SAT prep), health and physical fitness, as well as improved personal and social conduct.
  21. 21. LAWCF Mentoring Programs • LAWCF has seen 65% of the youth it has worked with graduate from High School • LAWCF has assisted in sending over 300 high school youth to college
  22. 22. LAWCF Adopt a Soldier • Adopt A Soldier was founded in 2004, a project that received seven different community awards for sending more than fifteen hundred packages to over two hundred and fifty deployed soldiers.
  23. 23. LAWCF Soup for S.O.M.E • In 2009, LAWCF donated and served 1000 pop-up cans of soup, along with the Department of Housing & Urban Development, to S.O.M.E (So Others Might Eat). S.O.M.E., based in Washington, DC daily homeless feeding site, has been a community service partner since 2006. We have served over 3,000 homeless individuals and volunteered over 1,000 hours since 2006
  24. 24. LAWCF Soup for S.O.M.E
  25. 25. LAWCF Soup for S.O.M.E
  26. 26. LAWCF Soup for S.O.M.E
  27. 27. LAWCF Soup for S.O.M.E
  28. 28. LAWCF Soup for S.O.M.E
  29. 29. LAWCF Soup for S.O.M.E
  30. 30. LAWCF Soup for S.O.M.E
  31. 31. LAWCF – Gives Back • Since 2008 LAWCF has partnered with Youth Services America to have over 200 youth in Global Youth Services day
  32. 32. LAWCF – Gives Back • LAWCF has worked with over 5,000 youth since 2004
  33. 33. LAWCF – Gives Back
  34. 34. Lifting As We Climb Foundation
  35. 35. Lifting As We Climb Foundation
  36. 36. LAWCF In the News
  37. 37. LAWCF Featured in the Washington Post
  38. 38. LAWCF - Sponsors
  39. 39. LAWCF - Sponsors
  40. 40. LAWCF IS REGISTERED WITH THE COMBINED FEDERAL CAMPAIGN (CFC) #27076 # 27076

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