Almost 50% of Ohio's children live under the poverty level and receive free and/or reduced lunches.
Source(s): National Institute for Literacy, National Center for Adult Literacy, The Literacy Company, U.S. Census Bureau

Blog Archive: January, 2021


PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT, THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT, THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

January 12, 2021

This school year, the University of Akron began its second year of partnership with The 2nd & 7 Foundation. Through this partnership, student-athletes in the University of Akron Leadership Academy are serving as positive role models in elementary schools in the Akron community and surrounding areas. Thanks to the athletes’ efforts, young readers are given encouragement to work hard in school, while receiving Hog Mollies books that teach important life lessons.

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STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, EVAN RISS

STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, EVAN RISS

January 05, 2021

This fall, The 2nd & 7 Foundation’s reading program went virtual to accommodate online classes and many student athletes are paying it forward in big ways.

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