ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- A local organization that helps teens-in-poverty in Rochester has received it's largest gift ever.

The Champion Academy, led by NFL Super Bowl champ and Rochester native, Roland Williams, was given a $1 million donation.

It comes from the William and Mildred Levine Foundation. It's the lead gift of a $5.2 million fundraising campaign.

The first Levine Foundation Senior Scholarship was awarded to Champion Academy senior, Raven Jess. It will go to help offset college expenses.

The program's goal is to help more than 300 teens in poverty become successful members of society.