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CURRENT FOUNDATION NEWS

IMPROV WORKSHOP A SUCCESS WITH TEENS
In preparation for the October Smart and Sober Celebration in Columbus, Ohio, Tom and John Farley conducted a day long Improv workshop for Ohio teens. Working with First Lady Hope Taft and her office, The Chris Farley Foundation demonstrated it's signature program of delivering prevention messages through the use of Improv and comedy. The workshop is also designed to help teens develop skills needed to resist peer pressure.

For more information, please see the PRESS RELEASE on Governor Bob Taft's website.

GRANT AWARD
The Chris Farley Foundation was recently notified they it has been awarded a grant from the charitable arm of the Gordon Flesch Company.

The Gordon Flesch Company is one of the largest independent providers of office equipment solutions in the U.S. and has offices in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Ohio -- three States that are also strategic to the Foundation's core programs.

The grant will be used to develop and launch the Foundation's core communication workshop and training program.