In 2018 the Laros Foundation partnered with Lehigh and 5 Laros 4th generation descendants enrolled at the University to teach and model the values and mechanics of philanthropy. Read more here
L-R Laros descendants Janelle Laros ‘21, Board Chair R.Keller Laros III, Alexandra Lada ‘20, Truman Shelton ‘21, Board Vice Chair Laura Bennett Shelton
On November 8th 2018 the 4th Generation Laros descendants present the 2018 Lehigh University Grant supporting the Campaign “Go: The Campaign for Lehigh”. The grant will contribute to the restoration and renovation of the historic University Center, a hub of campus life, and to establish in perpetuity the Annual R.K.Laros Entrepreneurship Award.
Since 1952 the legacy of Russell K. and Helen K. Laros has continued to provide support for the community. In over 62 years the Foundation has supported more than 150 Non-Profit and Charitable Organizations.