Projects in the Domain of Children

WorldLegacy Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House DurhamWorldLegacy's NC173 leaders stand for love, freedom and unity in a peaceful world.  NC173 chose to manifest this stand by leaving a legacy in the domain of children.  They chose the Ronald McDonald House in Durham, NC to create this...

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St. Helena Catholic School

St. Helena Catholic School WorldLegacy's NC166 Leaders built a playground for St. Helena Catholic School in Minneapolis, Minnesota the weekend of Nov. 3-5, 2017. This project was accomplished in spite of freezing temperatures, snow and rain. In order to install the...

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Bolder Options, Minnesota

Bolder Options WorldLegacy NC165 created an extreme makeover of Bolder Options Youth Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The remodeled Youth Center creates a space for the children to be joyful, free, and create possibilities. It was a space where children can now...

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SWAG Family Resource Center Florida

The NC160 Leadership project was an extreme makeover for SWAG Family Resource Center in Gainesville, Florida. Two sisters from the West Indies started the SWAG Family Resource Center. The sisters were immigrants themselves and wanted to give back to the community in their retirement. The center has served over 15,000 patients in 2015 alone.

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Projects for Children

Domestic Violence Center, Wilmington, NC. This NC57 Leadership project completely refurbished a children’s playroom including furnishings, art, and equipment. June 2003.

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Spence’s Farm, Chapel Hill, NC

Spence Dickinson started his farm out of concern that family-run farms — and with them places for children to feel needed, work hard and learn about nature — were dying. “We have a world and a country that doesn’t really value children’s time as a contribution to the needs of the community,” said Dickinson, owner of Spence’s Farm. On Saturday, Dickinson and a group of volunteers did their best to offset those concerns.

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St. Judes Research Hospital

WorldLegacy’s NC154 Leadership Team raised, in one week, $13,500 for the Children of St. Judes Research Hospital. St. Jude’s Research Hospital for Children believes that “no child should die in the dawn of life.”

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Shaw University Raleigh, NC

WorldLegacy NC 109 Leadership team decided to make a difference for children at Shaw University in Raleigh, NC. The team spent three months learning stretching and standing for excellence, love and possibility. The icing on the cake was the project at Shaw University which was indeed an extreme makeover.

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Oaklawn Project Wichita Kansas

A community is coming together to improve a neighborhood. Bringing everyone together is the goal of designing and building a playground in the span of just one weekend. Volunteers have braved the Kansas heat to convert a vacant lot in Oaklawn into a park. It’s a project enjoying plenty of community support.

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Lifespan WorldLegacy Project

Children at the LifeSpan Circle School in Burlington will be welcomed to a brand new playground Monday. Built in two days by more than 100 volunteers from all over North Carolina and the US. Among the new treasures are a gazebo, a handicapped-accessible swing set, brand new pre-school level playground and several new sand boxes. Volunteers also mulched, raked, and cleaned the schoolyard.

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Governor Morehead School for the Blind

The Governor Morehead School for the Blind project created a sensory garden for visually impaired and blind pre-school children that contains landscaping to create four sensory quadrants: smell, sound, taste and touch. Installations included a garden bench, a mosaic, wind chimes, birdhouses,

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Durham Rescue Mission

Love for others and faith in God are two major motivators for a group of volunteers pouring hours of their time into renovating rooms at the Durham Rescue Mission.
The faith-based mission, which provides lodging for people facing hard times, will look far better beginning Monday after 17 of the rooms have been transformed.
Andrew MacRae of Washington, D.C., a project leader with the WorldLegacy, a personal excellence and leadership training program based in the Triangle area,

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Central Children’s Home

OXFORD – With Christmas just around the corner, Santa and his elves arrived early for the Central Children’s Home in Oxford. The WorldLegacy of Chapel Hill gave the home a new playground and some much-needed landscaping.Starting in mid-September, the

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Children’s Recovery Center

On Thursday, volunteers from across the country teamed up to help renovate the Children’s Recovery Center (CRC) in Myrtle Beach. The non-profit organization offers services such as counseling and legal help for child sexual assault victims. Organizers said the current facility was in dire need of repairs. Staff hope the renovations provide a more inviting atmosphere for victims who may be reluctant to come forward.

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Scarborough Nursery School

NC64 performed an extreme makeover that included painting the inside of the school, removing outdated playground equipment, power washing the outside of the building and installing a new sign.

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Camp New Hope and Tammy Lynn

The Camp New Hope WorldLegacy Leadership project refurbished and added new playground equipment, and landscaped the playground in the environment. The Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities project designed and built a walkway and sensory garden for the children.

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Faith Assembly Christian Center

This WorldLegacy Leadership project took the dark, dreary classrooms and created a colorful, bright, cheerful, exciting environment for learning. The renovation involved the full replacement of the ceiling tiles, painting of the walls, carpeting of one of the classrooms along with bright, cheerful educational area carpets for the floors, all new classroom desks, chairs, changing tables for infants,

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Jordan Child and Family Center

In a span of two days, volunteers transformed a run-down playground for children with disabilities into an outdoor sanctuary, with interactive games that teach them about the environment. Nearly 80 volunteers worked

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Passage Home

Passage Home, empowers their community with after school programs, tutoring, free lunches, culinary skills training, a library, a computer lab, and job counseling/training for addicts and women coming out of prison.

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