Recent News

Nov 2 2017

East Lake Cup raises big bucks for East Lake Foundation

The East Lake Cup collegiate match play championship helped raise $498,750 for the East Lake Foundation on behalf of Golf Channel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (presenting sponsor) and associate sponsor CSX.
Nov 1 2017

East Lake Cup announces donation to East Lake Foundation

On behalf of Golf Channel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and CSX, the East Lake Cup Collegiate Championship announced a $498,750 donation to the East Lake Foundation on Tuesday.

Swing for East Lake

Successful night swinging for a cause

On November 9th, golfers of all levels joined the Foundation at Topgolf Midtown for Swing for East Lake. This fun an exciting event, presented by King & Spalding, raised more than $50,000 for the East Lake Foundation. Thanks also to our Gold sponsors, Publix Charities, Windcreek Casino and Hotel (Montgomery) and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey! Learn more

Party on the Green

Inaugural Event Raises $480,000 for Early Childhood Education

The East Lake Foundation’s inaugural Party on the Green, held on April 29, 2017 at East Lake Golf Club, raised more than $470,000 to support the early childhood education initiative in the East Lake community. The event, presented by the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, honored the legacy of Tom and Ann Cousins for their vision and commitment to breaking cycle of poverty in Atlanta’s East Lake community and across the country through Purpose Built Communities now working in 15 additional cities.

Entrepreneurship

Start:ME East Lake Graduates Third Cohort

Start Micro-Entrepreneur Accelerator Program (Start:ME) East Lake is proud to graduate the third cohort to participate in this intensive 14-week accelerator program for promising micro-entrepreneurs. The Start:ME Showcase is scheduled for May 4th at Agnes Scott College from 5:30 -8:30 pm. Learn more

The First Tee ® of East Lake

Drew Students Selected as The First Tee ® Scholars

Congratulations to Drew Charter School Golf Team Members Simone Obleton, Nydia Milton, and John Ali for being selected The First Tee Scholars! The First Tee Scholars Program, one of the highest awards in the network, is provided to participants who excel in academics, leadership, character development, and chapter and community involvement. Learn more

Drew Charter School

Elementary Academy Certified as Official STEAM School by the Georgia Department of Education

Drew Charter School Elementary Academy has been certified as an official Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) School by the Georgia Department of Education. Drew is the first school in the city of Atlanta to receive this designation, which was created to recognize institutions committed to providing high-quality educational opportunities in STEAM. Learn more