LEAD First Foundation of Corpus Christi Texas

The Lead First Foundation addresses a great need by preparing, motivating and developing area at-risk youth to become leaders in education, achievement and development.

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Lead First is a comprehensive school-wide reform program, primarily for high-poverty schools, with a strong emphasis on early detection and prevention of reading problems before they become serious. The non-profit LEAD First Foundation is the program provider, supplying materials, training, and professional development to schools that adopt the program.
Here at LEAD First we provide many different programs to provide At-Risk kids with opportunities and skills to improve their life.
Our Three Programs
Back to School Health Fair
To make sure the city of Corpus Christi is ready and prepare to go to School
Leadership Program
To help at-risk children with reading and math and to give them opportunities they may not afford
Summer Program
To help students get ready for the school year and learn basketball
Great Organization !
Mr. Guy Nickleson Founder is the epitome of leadership in our community ..Great Job!
Y. Perez

LEAD First has helped many children and youth on the Northside of town become successful in school and life through leadership and education programs.
O. Locke

Mr. Nickleson has helped so many youth in Corpus since his days at the Y and now at LEAD First.
He is always going above and beyond for each and every one of his youth.
N. Ortiz

From this Year's Health Fair
They're patient," Valenzuela said of her granddaughters who arrived at the school at 5 a.m. in anticipation of the event. "I've been bringing them here for years, but the purpose is not just to get free stuff."
Last year, after attending the fair, the sisters had more school supplies than they needed, and they were able to put together a care package of necessities in an extra backpack they had. They then gave that backpack to one their teachers on the first day of school to help another student.
"This really helps so many people."