Eric Miller, The Lawn Academy
Date grant awarded: June 11, 2016
The Lawn Academy is an initiative created by Eric Miller to provide an avenue for young men, ages 12-18, to contribute to their communities by providing free lawn care services to elderly and handicapped/disabled persons, who struggle finding reliable, trustworthy sources for lawn care. The Lawn Academy provides mentoring by industry leaders, education through a college immersion program, and leadership training; essential tools for these young men to succeed in life. The goal is to empower young men of character in the city of Detroit, Michigan to make a positive impact on society, as they service those in need.