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Lattimore Foundation Helps Brighten Holidays

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On December 13 the Marcus Lattimore Foundation provided 25 Georgetown County youth severely impacted by the South Carolina flood with a shopping spree at Walmart. The 25 participating students ranged from ages 3 to 18 and are from the Andrews area which was one of the areas hit hardest by the natural disaster.

The participants arrived at the Walmart Superstore in Georgetown where they were given gift cards to spend on items of their choice as well as a pair of Under Armour athletic shoes. Foundation volunteers were available and helped the students navigate their way around the store. Walmart donated bags filled with additional gifts for the students.

“Some of these kids lost everything in the flood, and our hope was to bring them some happiness during a time that should be filled with joy,” said Marcus Lattimore. “It was incredible to spend time with these kids and see their faces light up as they filled their shopping carts. We hope that this will be a day they always remember.”

The Marcus Lattimore Foundation focuses on three pillars of commitment: Outreach, Life Skills and Sports Performance. The Foundation’s Outreach Program exists to address issues within low-income areas in the state of South Carolina and provide assistance to its residents through various outreach projects.

About the Marcus Lattimore Foundation / DREAMS

The Marcus Lattimore Foundation / DREAMS (Driven Righteously to Empower Athletes Minds Spiritually) is committed to youth development programs and initiatives which emphasize Christian values, character, life-skills development, education, recreation, health and wellness. The foundation continues to build community partnerships with nonprofit organizations and schools to encourage and aid our youth to become upstanding citizen role models and dynamic leaders through teaching Christian virtues of chastity, temperance, charity, diligence, patience, kindness and humility. The foundation primarily exists to help youth leagues, parents, high school and college student athletes. Additionally, DREAMS is committed to providing top-notch medical assistance to high school athletes with severe sports injuries who may have inadequate health coverage. The foundation educates athletes and parents on the NCAA eligibility requirements, performing sports research in youth activities such as concussion studies, and provides outreach programs to South Carolina communities. For more information about The Marcus Lattimore Foundation / DREAMS visit www.marcuslattimorefoundation.com or text Help21 to 5885.