Author Archives: Adrienne Upwork

Kids Across America Are Asking: How Can We Help?

Across the country and around the world, we’re all feeling the effects of the COVID-19 epidemic. Hospitals and health care workers, employers, parents, students, teachers – all are feeling a level of anxiety over the future. Will we have enough equipment to treat those who will require hospitalization? Will unemployment continue to rise? Will our […]

Foundation Spotlight: Mentee Kevin Akers

It has been an exciting time for LEAP Foundation DC scholar Kevin Thomas Akers, who recently spent time in Santiago de Chile, representing the United States at the Concausa Continental Summit. The University of Massachusetts Lowell freshman was invited to attend as the co-founder of STEM for the Streets, which exposes historically disenfranchised and underserved […]

Don’t Underestimate what YOUTH have to Offer

At LEAP Foundation DC, we’re all about exploring a young person’s potential because we believe that each and every youth we come across has amazing things to offer. We work toward exploring opportunities that nurture natural talents, we encourage confidence-building experiences and we try to provide a stage and a voice for those who may […]

Dr. Clayton Lawrence Honored to Attend Ambassador of Spain VIP Reception

Clayton Lawrence was pleased to attend a VIP reception in honor of the upcoming Latino Student Fund (LSF) Annual Gala. The affair, hosted by the Ambassador of Spain, Santiago Cabanas, and Mrs. Sol Oyarzun Cabanas, was held Thursday, February 13, 2020, at their Washington, D.C., residence. Serving in his position since September 2018, Cabanas studied […]

Think Big and Maximize Your Fundraising Efforts

We’re all passionate about something. Whether it’s providing money to cancer research organizations, helping the homeless in the community, or providing support for a sick loved one that inspires you to step up, we hope you know that your efforts are appreciated. Without your thoughtfulness and generosity, the people you’re helping may not have access […]