Programs and Activities
We provide support for educational programs focused on college and career readiness. Our goal is to support student leadership and achievement and to improve their academic performance. We provide students the opportunity to receive academic enrichment and life skills training to support their journey to college or vocational employment. LOPF hosts a variety of college tours and scholarships college students.
In partnership with other community organizations, LOPF supports school-readiness by supporting Back-to-School campaigns to collect school supplies and enable children to be prepared afor a successful school year.
Presently, we focus on three areas of health awareness: Alzheimer's Disease, Stroke and Mental Illness. Our Alzheimer's Disease and Caregiver Support Program generates awareness and support for Alzheimer's programming and research. Our stroke prevention awareness campaign emphasizes stress management, diet and exercise. Mental Health is highlighted as members bring attention to mental illness among diverse populations with limited utilization of mental health services.
Family Strengthening Programs target critical issues facing many families, including lack of food, shelter and financial means.
Our community based Childhood Hunger Initiatives are launched in partnership with local agencies, food banks and community pantries. We provide a family Seasonal Wraps℠ Program to collect and donate hats, gloves, socks, scarves, coats, sweaters and other seasonal wraps for families in need. Our Fiscal Responsibility Programs are available as we work with partner organizations and families to help increase their understanding of budgeting, basic financial planning and benefits of home ownership.
LOPF supports high impact programs to provide healthy environments and improve the quality of life in the underserved communities.
We support programming to ensure children have safe and inviting places to play. LOPF restores and renews existing community and school playgrounds. We promote environmental sustainability by encouraging recycling, litter prevention and waste management through daily green efforts in local communities.
We implement global classrooms to prepare today's youth for an increasingly global and underserved communities. We work in partnership with the United Nations Association to expand understanding of the UN, its mission and focus.