Out & About

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6/7/16- Kid’s Corner invites you to enter our Summer Reading Adventure essay contest for a chance to win a Kindle Fire for yourself and $1000 for your school Library! All essays must be submitted by September 30th, 2016



2/23/16 CLF spent an enjoyable and informational afternoon learning about the important work Hobe Sound Community Chest does for the community.



2/23/16 CLF spent some time with another life changing organization. The Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options does an incredible job providing love, safety, shelter, and support to kids in need.



2/22/16 CLF had an impressive afternoon spent learning about the important literacy efforts underway in Palm Beach County



2/22/16 CLF spent a great afternoon learning about the positive impact Florence Fuller Child Development Centers is having on children and families. The work they do betters the lives of over 700 children every day.



2/22/16- CLF had a great morning spent learning about the important work Loggerhead Marinelife Center is doing for our environment.



2/16/16- Kid’s Corner invites you to enter our Spring essay contest for a chance to win a Kindle Fire for yourself and $1000 for your school Library! All essays must be submitted by April 1st, 2016



10/21/15- Kyra helped Philips Exeter Academy go Orange for PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center (NBPC)'s Unity Day 2015. She handed out 400 t-shirts to all the students and staff for signing a pledge of support, unity, and hope. Thanks to everyone who participated!



6/29/15- The Charles Lafitte Foundation supported The Monmouth Historical Association with a $5,000 grant to enable the expansion of their valuable school programs, educate the community on the significance of Monmouth County in our nation’s history and provide all of the valuable specialized care and maintenance needed to preserve historical landmarks.



8/1/2015- William Wong from NJ is running a book drive and becoming a Champion of Change. You can too! Visit the CLF's website to find out how.


5/19/15 - Congratulations to the winners of our Spring Essay Contest! Each winner received a Kindle Fire and $1,000 for their school library. The next winner could be YOU! ‪#‎clfkidscorner‬


5/6/15 - We’re thrilled to continue supporting the Experimental Education Unit at the Haring Center in Seattle with a $25,000 grant for its fantastic summer program!


4/24/15 - I was incredibly honored to receive the Junior Humanitarian Award from The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. There are more people than you realize who are at risk of going hungry and the FoodBank of MOC is helping to reduce the number of hungry kids. – Kyra Citron.


4/15/15 - CLF wants YOU! We are looking for kids all over the country to join us and become a Champion of Change. The Champions of Change program empowers kids to make changes in their communities and ultimately the world. Check out how you can help change the world!


3/6/15 - CLF Kid’s Corner invites students in grades 3-12 to enter our essay contest for Spring 2015 and have a chance to win $1,000 for your school library and a Kindle for you! Entries are due by April 17th, 2015.


3/5/15- Congrats to the winners of our Winter Essay Contest 2014-2015. These incredible writers won $1,000 for their school library and a Kindle Fire for themselves. Awesome job Sanya, Maya, and Aditya!


1/22/15 - We are so excited for the beneficiary of our annual Golf Classic – the Count Basie Theatre! Did you know the Theatre partners with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to help school teachers integrate the arts into their curriculum?


12/22/14 - We love bringing holiday cheer to those in need! Kyra, dressed as Santa’s helper, visited patients at the Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center


12/16/14 - This is a great time to curl up with a book and enter our Winter Essay Contest! Read one of the books selected for your grade level and tell us how the main character grows and changes. You could win $1,000 for your school library and a Kindle Fire for you!


12/12/14 - We couldn’t think of a more deserving first recipient for our first Junior Changemaker Award! Read about the great things Maria Keller from Minnesota has done with her very own non-profit, Read Indeed.


10/29/14 - CLF applauds King Aquatic Club for their continued efforts to build bully free communities. Thank you to the KING coaching staff and swimmers for joining CLF


10/28/14 - We are so excited to have the opportunity to work with the Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties.


10/24/14 - Kyra Citron and CLF visited Monmouth University!


10/23/14 - Wonderful visit to Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, NJ. They do a great job supporting the arts in the community.


10/21/14 - Spending time with another great organization. NewBridge is helping build stronger and healthier communities. Thank you for all you do!


6/30/14 - It