Lake Ave Foundation

As a faith-based non-profit organization, Lake Avenue Community Foundation is unleashing the God-given potential of youth and families in vulnerable communities, providing the tools necessary to thrive academically, emotionally, economically, and spiritually.

Our four key goals with neighborhood youth are:

  1. Academic Success – to help students excel academically and attend college
  2. Emotional health – to help students exhibit sound judgment, good problem-solving skills and meet daily challenges that aid in their success and emotional well being
  3. Economic stability – to help students become economically responsible and stable adults
  4. Spiritual growth – to help students develop a thriving relationship with God.

The programs we provide for youth and families are:

  1. STARS After School Programs
  2. Mentoring
  3. Family Support
  4. College Readiness
  5. Kids Reading to Succeed
  6. SKILLZ Summer School
  7. Elementary Summer Camp

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