Our December Gift - Live Red FoundationEvery dollar you gave in December goes directly to creating hope for children in at-risk communities through Live Red.
Our December Gift – Live Red Foundation
First of all, we just want to say THANK YOU to each and every one of you that supports DollarFund. We couldn’t do what we do without you and we are so thankful each of you have chosen to partner with us. Every dollar you gave from the month of December is going directly to creating hope for children in at-risk communities.
- 39% of Richmond children live in poverty (18% national avg)
- Children who live in poverty…
- Face cognitive & literary challenges
- 38% drop out of high school (5x more likely)
- 77% don’t go to college
- 84% remain impoverished by late 20s
- Children involved in sports and fitness…
- Have improved social skills & self-discipline
- Are less likely to commit crimes or use drugs
- Have higher levels confidence & self-esteem
- Despite the value, children living in poverty are 3x more likely to be inactive!
Live Red Foundation
Every dollar you gave to DollarFund in January goes directly to creating hope for children in at-risk communities. Every dollar provides funding for new Live Red Foundation programs in these communities which teach children essential life skills and inspire them through fitness. The need is so great with 39% of Richmond children living in poverty. Your dollar will have an immediate impact.