Projects in the Domain of Youth

Neighbor to Neighbor Project

Students who visit the Neighbor to Neighbor youth center after school have a new game room, thanks to the efforts of more than 100 volunteers. The volunteers, led by a team from the WorldLegacy, worked through the weekend to turn an unfinished garage into a hangout with ping pong, foosball, pool tables and other games.

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Urban Ministries Project

The Urban Ministries believes that no one should be without the basic needs of food, clean clothing and a safe place to sleep, regardless of ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or disability.

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Summit House Project

NC97 chose the Summit House-Piedmont in Greensboro, NC for their project. Summit House serves non-violent female felons who are single Mom’s with children up to age seven.

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West End Community Center

Hard work by volunteers from as far away as Florida brought a new sparkle to the inside of one of Duke’s partner community centers this past weekend. In two and half days, more than 50 people stripped away the boring interior of a former law office that is now the Juanita McNeil-Joseph Alston Community Center and replaced it with bright turquoise and green paint and striped window shades reminiscent of a tropical scene

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Therapeutic Dog Training Program WorldLegacy Leadership

Young men at the Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center (SVYDC) in Swannanoa, North Carolina will be receiving everything they need to start a dog training and adoption program. Members of the WorldLegacy NC 116 Leadership Team are partnering with the NC Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

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Alexander Youth Network WorldLegacy

This NC108B WorldLegacy Leadership project created two gardens, and improved the grounds at the youth group home of the Alexander Youth Network (AYN) including, fencing, benches, pieces of outdoor art, garden signs, and a gazebo.

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Watts School Getting Amphitheater article

It may not be on quite the scale of the ones built by ancient Greeks and Romans, but this school year students at George Watts Elementary School will have an outdoor amphitheater to call their own.

Volunteers from the WorldLegacy, an adult-education organization, were putting the finishing touches on the small structure this weekend, donating labor and materials to the Trinity Park school.

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WorldLegacy – Wake Interfaith Hospitality

hanks to volunteer efforts, children of homeless families will have fun, safe, and supportive environments to grow in while their families make a sustainable transition to independent living. Two weekends ago, a team of community members, WIHN families and staff, and a team from the WorldLegacy’s Leadership Program

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It Takes a (Safety) Village article

An area was created with miniature homes, schools, hospitals, stop signs and traffic lights to allow the Durham Police Department teach children about guns, traffic and other safety issues. Durham Safety Village. Program for Children. Budget: $16,000.

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