Larry's Look | 12 and 12 non-profit organization

Larry's Look | 12 and 12 non-profit organization

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on March 20, 2014 at 7:40 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Twelve In Twelve is a Charlotte-based non-profit organization that was founded by J.D. Lewis.

He and his two sons set a world record by traveling to all seven continents in one year to do humanitarian work. Their latest effort is called Twelve Good Deeds. It connects youth to humanitarian work worldwide.

Twelve schools nationwide are “flagship” schools for the program’s inaugural launch, including six in Charlotte: Park Road Montessori School, Eastover Elementary School, Grand Oak Elementary School, North Mecklenburg High School, Northwest School of the Arts and Providence Day School. Others include schools in South Carolina, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and New Jersey.

J.D. Lewis stopped-by our studios to be our guest on Larry's Look this morning. He talked about the incredible journey to twelve countries and how that experience has influenced  his life and especially the lives of this two sons.

“Twelve Good Deeds teaches kids the joy of giving,” “In addition, the program incorporates global education, a birds-eye view of relief work worldwide and empowers kids to make a difference both in their local community and throughout the world.”

To learn more, go to:   www.twelveintwelve.org.
 

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