LPS Foundation Raising Money Through Community - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

LPS Foundation Raising Money Through Community

LAWTON Okla_ The Lawton Public School Foundation launched their Pillar Program last year with two ambitious goals: they want to raise $100,000 by May 4th and $1M in five years.

It's all for the students and teachers of Lawton. The kids were able to learn and have fun while doing it, thanks to a grant from the LPS Foundation.

"They're learning all of that through hands-on activities," said A.C.T.S. Central Middle School Teacher Kessi McKenzie. "Without the grant, I would not be able to do this, this is for sure."

The foundation is asking for you, and for Lawton businesses, to become a community pillar, so they can provide even more grants for the students and teachers.

"We're hoping to put it back for technology, programs and materials, so we can provide more of the activities like we have today with the kite flying," LPS Foundation President Beth Johnson said.

So far, the program has already raised $65,000, and if they can reach the $100,000 goal by May 4th, two anonymous donors will match those donations and bring the total up to $200,000.

If you're interested in becoming a pillar and helping the program reach its goals, or if you're a teacher and want to apply for a grant, it's very easy. Just click here and click on the appropriate box.

 

  • Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition

    Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:50:44 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:50:44 GMT

    Trump on Tuesday released a 10-year budget plan containing jarring, politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net and a broad swath of domestic programs.

    Trump on Tuesday released a 10-year budget plan containing jarring, politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net and a broad swath of domestic programs.

  • 'We can use peace': Trump and Pope Francis meet

    'We can use peace': Trump and Pope Francis meet

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:50:19 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:50:19 GMT

    The meeting could provide powerful imagery to Catholic voters back in the United States as well as the possibility for conflict between a president and a pope who have not often seen eye-to-eye.

    The meeting could provide powerful imagery to Catholic voters back in the United States as well as the possibility for conflict between a president and a pope who have not often seen eye-to-eye.

  • Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drug fight

    Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drug fight

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:50:10 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:50:10 GMT
    A leaked transcript of President Donald Trump's call last month to the Philippine president shows Trump praising Rodrigo Duterte for an "unbelievable job" in waging a drug fight that's left thousands dead and drawn...
    A leaked transcript of President Donald Trump's call last month to the Philippine president shows Trump praising Rodrigo Duterte for an "unbelievable job" in waging a drug fight that's left thousands dead and drawn condemnation from American lawmakers.
Powered by Frankly