- Popular American basketballer, LeBron James, has promised to add a transitional home to his I Promise School project
- With the new home, the students at the school will have a stable environment to live in while they focus on their studies
- Since the creation of the school, 90% of the students have met and exceeded academic expectations
NBA star, LeBron James, has again touched more lives with his wealth as he announced that he would adding a transitional home to his I Promise school in Ohio.
BOTWC reports that the school was opened by the basketballer for third and fourth graders in his hometown in 2018.
It should be noted that since the inception of the school, 90% of its students have met or even surpassed academic expectations.
As a reward, the basketballer made a promise to sponsor the university education of students who continue to keep up with expectations.
With the transitional homes, LeBron is taking his philanthropic gestures higher by offering the students a very stable place to stay so as to have a total focus on their academics.
To achieve that, his foundation is partnering with other organisations like Graduate Hotels to renovate some buildings so the I Promise School students can use it.
“The I Promise Village by Graduate Hotels will be a monumental next step for us and LeBron and his Foundation’s commitment to the future of the students and their families. It’s humbling to see the change they are affecting on a daily basis and we’re honored to be a part of the journey," Ben Weprin, the CEO of Graduate Hotels said.
According to BOTWC, the renovation should be done and make the new home available for the student for occupancy for the next school year.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that another sport star, Shaquille O’Neal, showed human kindness when he bought a 12-year-old boy, Isaiah Payton, a new house.
The 12-year-old boy was hit by a stray bullet in his chest in Atlanta, Georgia which paralysed him from his waist.
O'Neal was saddened by the situation the boy was thrown into and had to step into the case and help in the way that he could.
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