This year's Coastal Bend Day of Giving supports 50 area nonprofits on the forefront of assisting those in need, and the LEAD First Foundation of Corpus Christi is one of them.
From the LEAD First Foundation of Corpus Christi:
"The LEAD First Foundation is an innovative program that serve Corpus Christi and the Coastal Bend Area. The LEAD First Foundation is based on Christian principles, with its mission to prepare and motivate at-risk youth in the area of leadership, education, achievement and development.
The program has accomplished its mission through programs that have work with school districts and local agencies to meet the pressing needs of our students today. These programs have helped over 6,000 students to become prepared leaders in the elementary and middle and high schools to deal with the many challenges that they will face at school and their community.
The LEAD First Foundation has helped over 80% of its students to pass the STAR Test while completing life skills that will help them to overcome challenges that exist today and in the future. In addition over 95% of LEAD First high school graduate go on to enroll in college or join the arms services. Last year out of 130 seniors 90 will enroll in college and 20 will join a trade school and 20 have already enlisted in the arm services."
Check out the links below for more information about the LEAD First Foundation of Corpus Christi.
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