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Lillie’s Foundation Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) Internship
Lillie’s Foundation Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) Internship

This year, the Scholars Award was given to Mekhal Jones, one of the original youth of the foundation being raised by his grandparents. He is...

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2022 Allenween Masquerade Ball
2022 Allenween Masquerade Ball

The 2022 Allenween Masquerade Ball will take place on Sunday, October 23, 2022, 6:00 p.m. 850 Main Street, tickets are $35 dollars and attendees...

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National Grandparents Day
National Grandparents Day

National Grandparents Day is the second Sunday in the month of September. Lillie’s Foundation will be honoring and celebrating grandparents...

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Grandparents Appreciation Brunch
Grandparents Appreciation Brunch

The foundation celebrates and encourages grandparents during the month of September to acknowledge the major act of unconditional love they...

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We Do This Work in Honor of Grandparents
We Do This Work in Honor of Grandparents

Their stories of love, support and engagement helped inspire my parents who then empowered me to advocate for children, families and communities...

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Grandparents have historically played a role in educating black children
Grandparents have historically played a role in educating black children

Grandparents play an intricate role improving a child’s academic performance especially in young developmental years. Reading to a child, spending...

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A Lesson on Common Courtesy
A Lesson on Common Courtesy

Once you leave your house, you quickly see that common courtesy has become a thing of the past. In fact, you’ll find yourself commending and...

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Handle With Care, Our Grandparents Are Online!
Handle With Care, Our Grandparents Are Online!

Families across the nation struggled to determine what the upcoming school year would be like; concerns about employment, changing family dynamics...

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It’s Even More Challenging For Jerome’s Grandparents To Get Him Ready For College
It’s Even More Challenging For Jerome’s Grandparents To Get Him Ready For College

Preparing children for college is not easy work. It’s even more challenging for Jerome’s grandparents to get him ready for college. I learned this...

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