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“It Takes A Village to Raise a Child”

LEAP reaffirms its commitment to mentoring and community engagement for 2017.   WASHINGTON – Dec. 29, 2016 — The LEAP Foundation DC Annual Toy Drive spread more than just seasonal cheer to families and children in need this year. It shared a deeper message of encouragement and inspiration, as guests in attendance at LEAP’s annual Christmas […]

“Honoring the Legacy of Mickey Thompson”

In honor of beloved D.C. business owner, philanthropist, and activist, Mickey Thompson, LEAP Foundation DC will donate $1000 to her scholarship fund. WASHINGTON – Nov. 14, 2016 — As the greater Washington D.C. community prepares to say goodbye to one of its beloved leaders, individuals, businesses, and organizations alike prepare to pick up her torch […]

“A Birthday Homecoming, Tribute, and Celebration of Life at the NYC Marathon”

Dr. Clayton Lawrence, LEAP, LLC CEO and LEAP Foundation DC Chairman, will run the NYC Marathon, November 6th, to celebrate his birthday and honor his father’s memory. WASHINGTON – Nov. 4, 2016 — The New York City Marathon will celebrate its 46thanniversary this year, and as the number of race finishers has grown from only […]

“Investing in the Promise of Tomorrow”

LEAP Foundation DC presents another scholarship to a local D.C. student at the Recreation Wish List Committee’s 17th Annual Heart to Heart Event, October 29th. WASHINGTON – Oct. 28, 2016 — LEAP Foundation DC is excited to announce the awarding of another Foundation scholarship to Rhajzon Rankins of Washington, D.C. Rhajzon will be presented with the […]

The Journey of 10,000 Miles for Hope, Change, and Life

LEAP CEO, Dr. Clayton Lawrence has eclipsed the 10,000-mile marker in running marathons, half marathons, and other races to support charitable causes. WASHINGTON – July 1, 2016 — In a journey five years in the making, Dr. Clayton Lawrence surpassed a major milestone in June by completing more than 10,000 miles of running to support […]

LEAP Foundation DC Supporting Talent Towards Greatness

LEAP Foundation DC awards an academic scholarship to Jamaru Williams to attend The Center for Gifted and Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins. WASHINGTON – June 28, 2016 — Built upon a firm commitment to support youth education, LEAP Foundation DC awarded another one of its academic scholarships to outstanding 8th grader, Jamaru Williams, earlier this […]

“LEAP and NVUL Partnering to Promote Youth Education, Mentorship, and Leadership”

Continuing its efforts to mentor young African-American males, LEAP, LLC joins the Northern Virginia Urban League to provide another scholarship to an outstanding student. WASHINGTON – May 2, 2016 – On Friday, one of the LEAP organizations partnered with the Northern Virginia Urban League (NVUL) to provide the Dr. Clayton G. Lawrence Endowment for Academic […]

“LEAP Makes the Holidays Brighter for D.C. Area Youth”

In its annual gift-giving tradition, LEAP, LLC, leads the way for the annual LEAP toy drive, helping to ensure brighter holidays for disadvantaged area youth. WASHINGTON – Dec. 18, 2015 — Last week, Lawrence Executive Alliance of Professionals (LEAP), LLC, spearheaded efforts for its annual toy drive for disadvantaged children in the D.C. Metropolitan Area. […]

“New York Fashion for a Cause”

LEAP Foundation DC Chairman and LEAP CEO, Dr. Clayton Lawrence, model debut in New York raised funds for children with autoimmune diseases. WASHINGTON – Sept. 4, 2015 – PRLog — On Saturday, August 8th, Dr. Clayton Lawrence, Founder, CEO, and Chairman of Lawrence Executive Alliance of Professionals (LEAP), LLC, and its nonprofit partner organization, LEAP […]

“Honoring a Young Renaissance Man”

LEAP Foundation DC honored twelve year-old Kevin Thomas Akers as a recipient of one of its Foundation scholarships on Capitol Hill on June 15, 2015. June 16, 2015 – WASHINGTON — Established as a non-profit partner organization to Lawrence Executive Alliance of Professionals (LEAP), LLC in 2009, LEAP Foundation DC has operated with a commitment to promoting educational achievement […]