Jackie Joyner Kersee Center celebrates 20th year

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EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KPLR) - The Jackie Joyner Kersee Foundation is celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year. Numerous events are planned leading up to a major fundraising gala.

The foundation recently received a grant from a major corporation to start a "STEM" program to teach children science, technology, engineering, and math. It will support other educational initiatives at the Jackie Joyner Kersee Center designed to help 3,000 kids become well-rounded scholars and athletes.

Website: http://jjkfoundation.org/

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