Recent News

Jun 7 2021

Small Bites teaches big lessons

When Julia Watkins asked kids where their food came from, she often heard the same response: “From the grocery store.” Hearing that answer and having worked at a farmers market … Continue Reading →
May 19 2021

High school senior accepted to more than 75 colleges

Drew Charter School Senior, Jordan McCrary, has been accepted to more than 75 colleges and universities and has received more than $1 million in scholarship offers.

A Foundation that Shines Bright

2020 Annual Report

The East Lake Foundation continues its work to transform place and build promise in the East Lake neighborhood. We are grateful to all the partners, supporters and residents who make our success possible. Learn more

East Lake Cup


Congratulations to our 2020 East Lake Cup Champions, Ole Miss Women's Golf and Pepperdine Men's Golf! Learn more

Thank you

Birdies for East Lake

What started as a simple gesture in by PGA Tour player Brendon Todd wanting to support the work of the East Lake Foundation in 2014 has turned into a movement. Thank you to everyone who supported the 2020 Birdies for East Lake Challenge. This year, generous donors pledge nearly $70,000 to support the Foundation's work in the East Lake neighborhood. Learn more


East Lake COVID- 19 Relief Fund

The Foundation has established the East Lake COVID-19 Relief Fund to provide targeted short- and long- term support to stabilize families and our community wellness partners who are experiencing economic hardship. Our goal is to raise $1 million to support our most vulnerable residents and our partners who serve them. Please click on the Learn More button to make a donation to the East Lake COVID-19 Relief Fund. Learn more