Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program is the nation’s leading and fastest growing free leadership program for 6-12th grades. Lead2Feed gives students opportunities to learn outside the classroom by connecting with their community and putting their leadership skills into action through project management, decision-making and teamwork while competing in the Lead2Feed Challenge. All of this is made possible by these foundations:
About Lift a Life Foundation
The Lift a Life Foundation was established in 1999 by David and Wendy Novak. In 2012, Lift a Life Foundation began their generous funding of the Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program. Each year, David Novak and Lift a Life fully underwrite the Lead2Feed Program with a mission of bringing the leadership lessons to Every School, Every Student.
The mission of The Lift a Life Foundation is to lead the way with innovative programs that help people in need and develop future leaders. The Foundation focuses on creative partnerships that make a lasting impact in the primary areas of hunger relief, early childhood education, juvenile diabetes, military family support and leadership development. Since Lift a Life Foundation began, it has helped thousands of people in need through grants and programming support. Find out more about David Novak.
About Foundation for Impact on Literacy and Learning
The Foundation for Impact on Literacy and Learning, a 501c3 organization, supports and builds alliances that enhance innovative, instructional programs and community outreach by providing the resources to promote new opportunities and participation. The foundation welcomes participation in efforts to engage, enlighten and inspire today’s students and educators by opening their classrooms to the real world.
The Foundation seeks funding from other foundations, private companies and organizations to help provide educational programs for elementary, secondary schools, community colleges and/or programs in specific disciplines or curriculum areas. The Foundation works with interested parties to collaborate on the creation of an educational program that meets the mission and goals for respective companies or organizations.
The Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program is a registered, trademarked program of the Foundation for Impact on Literacy and Learning. For more information about the Foundation, contact FILLprograms@gmail.com.
About Yum! Brands Foundation and Yum! Brands
Yum! Brands Foundation underwrites the Lead2Feed Challenge award grants to charities and technology packages for winning schools and youth clubs.
Yum! Brands, Inc., based in Louisville, Kentucky, has over 41,000 restaurants in more than 125 countries and territories. Yum! is ranked #228 on the Fortune 500 List with revenues of more than $13 billion and in 2014 was named one of the Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders in North America. The Company’s restaurant brands – KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell – are the global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories. Outside the United States, the Yum! Brands system opens over five new restaurants per day, making it a leader in international retail development.