By Kendra N. Jones
Gears up for 100 kids summer initiative to help mentor at risk youth
Bastrop, LA- March 9, 2018 – The McNeal Foundation, a foundation geared towards impacting positive change through volunteer and relief efforts to various causes, announced the foundation will officially launch March 31, 2018.
This launch will consist of two separate events; Race for Kids Sake 5k run as the day event which will take place at Forsythe Park from 9am-12pm and commence with the first annual foundation gala that night to be held at Snyder Museum from 7pm-9pm. Concurrently, the foundation announced that it would gear up for it’s 100 Kids Summer Initiative soon after.
Larry McNeal, founder of the McNeal Foundation stated, “The launch of the foundation elicits many emotions. This is a dream of mine that I kept hidden in my heart for several years, and now I finally get to share it with the world.
The ultimate goal of the McNeal Foundation is to give back to the community on a large scale while creating leaders within our youth that will one day grow and impact change.”
About The McNeal Foundation
The McNeal Foundation is an organization that will be working with various demographics stricken by poverty or disaster to help those communities regain the ability to thrive mentally, physically, and financially. Their goal is to ignite hope and stir up passion within young leaders to help them understand the importance of serving within their communities.
The McNeal Foundation will be partnering with various entities as they gear up to service 100 families this summer as a part of their 100 Kids Summer Initiative. 100 high school students will be selected to participate in this summer enrichment program where they will receive mentorship and guidance on how to navigate life after grade school.
Arielle McNeal, co-founder and CEO stated, “ I am beyond honored to be leading our efforts to create such an impactful initiative alongside my father. Giving back and evoking change within our community, especially as it relates to our youth, is an area that is close to my heart as it is also one that is often overlooked.”