The CJA Foundation
Established September 6, 2013 in memory of Candace J Avents



Mission: To inspire young people to achieve personal goals through Christian Education, academics and creativity.

Candace J Avents was an integral part of the LGBC family. Her contributions are too numerous to list, but her greatest legacy will be lives of the countless young people she touched in her time on this earth. The CJA Foundation has decided to continue her legacy and expand her vision by partnering with LGBC to construct a building to house the Foundation Learning Center, a K1-K5 School and the Before and After School Program; rooms for Christian Education; a studio and performing arts room and various other facilities. It was her vision to have a place for her students as well as the youth ministry of LGBC. Join with LGBC and the CJA Foundation to make this dream a reality!


Legacy of a Queen:
Please click here to read about Candace J. Avents. This was an article published on the website HamptonRoads.com, highlighting her many accomplishments and accolades.


Affiliations:
Emerging Young Leaders program & Darling Divas
Sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Gamma Delta Omega Chapter, Portsmouth VA.
Susan G. Komen , Tidewater Chapter
CJA sponsors Team Queen in the "Race for a Cure" annually
Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation
CJA sponsors an event annually on TNBC Day, which is the only National event devoted to raising awareness of TNBC and generating funds that advance medical research and provide support for those affected by the disease.
Darrel Dukes Scholarship Fund
Given annually to an African-American male band student of I.C. Norcom High School. It is presented each May at the I.C. Norcom Band Banquet. Darrel "Li'l Drummer Boy" Dukes died of liver cancer on September 6, 2013 at the age of 21.


Upcoming Events:


Co-Ed Flag Football Tournament
July 19 2014 John Yeates Middle School 9am


Ways to partner with the CJA Foundation:

Volunteer hours

Donations:
Make checks payable to: CJA Foundation
Or
Deposit into the CJA account at Suntrust Bank

Points of Contacts:

Lynnette Richardson
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Detric Avents
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