Support for STOKED
This back-to-school season, Box Tops and Yoplait are donating a total of $20,000 in Box Tops to two Los Angeles, California, area schools. The Inner-City Education Foundation (ICEF) Middle School in Inglewood and Jefferson Elementary School in Lennox will each receive $10,000.
At ICEF, many of the students come from severely economically challenged backgrounds.
The school’s athletic director, Lisa Finegan, and physical education (PE) teacher, Benito “Benny” Mendez, have worked tirelessly to bring the students new opportunities.
Recently, Finegan and Mendez launched a PE program called STOKED, which uses sports to promote leadership. Through the program, students learn new sports like skateboarding, surfing, and snowboarding, while getting outside their comfort zone.