KXAN Segment: STEM panel at SXSW empowering youth to reach goals

Supporting our youth by providing insight and inspiration while giving back to support organizations who are enriching lives in Austin such as the BLF Foundation and Boys and Girl’s Club of Austin was the focus of Create + Innovate Panel Discussion during the SXSW conference.

On Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 8:00 am, KXAN News aired a segment with the event organizers, including Jason Mayden, CEO/Founder of Superheroic, Donica Williams, Head of Marketing for The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business, and Brian Fontenot, CEO/Founder of the BLF Foundation. You can see this segment by clicking the link below.

The BLF Foundation is still collecting donations for the Foundation and also the Boys and Girls Club of Austin, TX. The donation amount is a suggested donation but you can also make your own donation amount. Click the links below to support organizations that are investing in our future leaders and problems solvers to have great access to resources to aid their success.

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Thank you for your support this weekend!

The Foundations Day Party and/or Sunday Brunch this past weekend was a success because of you! With your support, we were able to raise our initial funds for our scholarship.

Every dollar from your ticket purchase was donated to our scholarship fund. BLF Foundation is a Texas registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, which will allow you to deduct the ticket cost from your taxes. To retrieve your invoice, you can visit Eventbrite for your ticket receipt.

You can continue to make donations online at BLF Foundation’s website:https://blffoundation.org/donate. You can donate by entering your desired amount or contribute at one of the three sponsorship levels listed on our donations page.

Please do share information about the BLF Foundation and tax write offs for donating to your friends and family. All donations are greatly appreciated and help us support countless scholarship recipients.

BLF Foundation is also looking for mentors to work with our scholarship applicants. You can find out more by visiting BLF Foundation’s mentorship page: https://blffoundation.org/mentorship.

Thank you for your support and I look forward to your help in developing our future leaders!

With much appreciation and gratitude,

Brian L. Fontenot

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Scholarship Fundraiser Weekend

Help the BLF Foundation and Brian Fontenot celebrate two scholarship fundraiser events:

Foundations Day Party at RIO with DJ Hella Yella and an OPEN BAR all day | 2 pm – 7 pm on Saturday, August 20th

Sunday Brunch at the Tap Room with DJ A/C, catered by Chef Gil Catering with a Buffet | 1 am – 4 pm on Sunday, August 21st

There is a $20 pre-sell for each event or you can take advantage of a $40 pre-sell for the whole weekend. Pre-sell tickets end on August 6, 2016.

The BLF Foundation is a 501(c)-3 non profit, providing minority college students with mentorship and scholarship opportunities in an effort to help advance our future leaders. More information can be found at: https://blffoundation.org/

100% of your ticket price goes to the scholarship fund.

Please help us to be able to support this scholarship fund! Thank you for supporting this weekend and help the BLF Foundation changes lives in the process. #PartyWithAPurpose

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