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August 31st, 2017

Training Day

One of The Leaven’s proudest partnerships is our close ties to the military men and women of Travis Air Force Base. Recently, Mark Lillis had the opportunity to attend a training exercise known as Mobility Guardian at the Air Force’s Joint Base Lewis-McChord, home of the I Corps and 62nd Airlift Wing. During the training exercise, the Contingency Response Wing practiced rapidly setting up and securing airfields, conducting air evacuation exercises, ...Read more >

July 10th, 2017

A Safe Place

Each of our 16 Leaven centers provide year-round tutoring and mentoring to up to 30 students, but they offer another essential service that is part of why our programs are so successful at reducing crime: a safe place. In addition to providing a fun and productive environment for learning, each of our centers also provides 605 hours of care in a safe environment for the children we serve. [caption id="attachment_936" align="alignright" width="625"] Phot...Read more >

June 16th, 2017

A Night to Remember

This past year has been a remarkable time of change for The Leaven. We’ve opened new centers and embraced new opportunities that have helped even more kids and communities rise! It is such a blessing to come together with our community and make a difference in the lives of so many families. Part of the growth we’ve accomplished over the past year came about as a result of our Annual Gala. This yearly event is our largest and allows us to bring toget...Read more >