The Lifting As We Climb Foundation, Inc. (LAWCF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization created, organized, and managed by five Hampton University graduates. Established in 2004, the organization is primarily made up of young business professionals under the age of 30, dedicated to making a difference in the lives of underprivileged, low-income youth. The Lifting As We Climb Foundation, prides itself on being a "youth to youth" mentoring organization, with a specific mission to uplift disadvantaged, "at risk" youth between the ages of twelve and eighteen.
To cultivate youth development in education, leadership, community service, health and physical fitness and career development. While our aim is to provide this type of esential service to all children arising from disadvantaged backgrounds, we have a specific goal of motivating and empowering underprivilged children.