NBA star Lebron James continues on his mission to give back to the community..
In addition to helping more than 2,000 kids in Akron, Ohio go to college Lebron will also help their uneducated parents..
Parents of kids enrolled in the Lebron James Foundation, will now have help pursuing their GED. It looks like the basketball bar is seeking to enhance the lives of the entire family from, from young to old..
Cleveland.com has all the details of James’ new charitable project:
The new program for adults is called “I PROMISE, Too” and so far counts nine adults – who will be taught by instructors from Project Learn. Again, only parents or guardians of children in James’ mentorship program are eligible.
In the new program, enrollees received an inspirational letter from the Cavaliers superstar basketball player, HP laptop computers that they can keep if they finish the classes, and free bus passes and parking to attend class.
Participants will also have covered the $6 cost to take the GED practice test and $120 cost for taking the entire, official GED exam. The foundation will also provide prizes for good attendance, work progress, and other achievements.
In addition to helping send kids to college and helping adults who never finished school get their GEDs, LeBron has spent part of his offseason spending time with kids from the Make A Wish foundation..