In The News
Newspaper Articles and Press Releases Written about WorldLegacy Projects
NC30 chose to do their project at the Low Security Correctional Institution in Butner, NC. NC30 created an enhanced visitation area including rugs and beautiful benches so that families can meet and talk in
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.
The NC87 Leadership Program chose the Ronald McDonald House in Durham for their project. They completely redesigned the playroom, including new flooring, a “castle” for children to play in, and toys and books.
Camp Royall, a summer camp for individuals with autism, received an extreme makeover by WorldLegacy’s NC 148 leadership team. In only two days, the facility received an upgraded staff lounge, upgraded cabins and a spa appreciation day for the caregivers.
Volunteers Fix Up Family Shelter Author: from staff reports Volunteers refurbished family rooms and the children’s playground at Urban Ministries of Durham’s Family Shelter in June. Five family rooms for women and children received new furniture, window treatments and...
Third-graders Madison Dickinson and Olivia Allen were busy looking for salamanders along a small, unnamed creek in the woods behind Lead Mine Elementary Monday morning.
The two girls had just left their mothers and about 30 other parents and guests who also ventured to the woods to celebrate the renovation and opening of the school’s outdoor amphitheater and classroom
The project took a barren, dirt back yard and transformed it into a fun, colorful area for young children to play and explore outdoors.
Just a few months ago, Prancing Horse director Ronnie Meltzer thought the center for therapeutic riding might have to close. Fundraising was a constant struggle, the office roof was leaking, suitable equine donations were hard to come by, and many of their older horses were lame or otherwise unusable.
“It was bad, I didn’t know what we were going to do there for awhile,” Meltzer said.
NC115 chose their project at Genesis Home. Genesis Home envisions a community without homelessness in which everyone lives in safe and sustainable communities and shows compassion to neighbors in need.
As Gibbs showed off her plants, a group of small children from a local daycare center trooped into the compound, “the Edgemont kids,” she said. “These are the most adorable children. They are painfully cute. They come here about once a week.”
the residents of the Coventry House Assisted Living Center in Siler City, NC were the gracious recipients of a beautiful and abundantly donated handicap-accessible garden. It was created as an ongoing source of sustainable health for its residents, a place where they can be drawn outdoors to tend the garden, sit and repose, convene and connect together with family and friends
With the help of a team of volunteers and a bank of donated equipment, a new computer lab opens Monday at the Hispanic Family Center, offering after-school tutorials to Latino children.
A residential facility for homeless women and children received an extreme makeover by WorldLegacy’s NC147 leadership team. In only two days, the facility received an upgraded kitchen, children’s playroom and pamper day for the residents.
Before they built the birdhouses and planted the butterfly bushes and dogwoods, the volunteers had to clear the bald tires, stained mattresses and beer bottles out of the swamp.
People still use the Walnut Creek wetland area as a dumping ground, but at least one small stretch across from Carnage Middle School may now lure more than late-night litterers.
Estes Elementary School, Asheville,NC NC71's Leadership project upfitted an English as a second language mobile unit with computers, a TV, a VCR and software. February 2005. Community gets involved to help ESL project at Estes February 17, 2005 By Erin Cox...
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.
They’re growing more than just children at E.K. Powe Elementary School.Sprouting along with the youngsters are pecans, broccoli, cabbage, cherries, figs, apples, blackberries, raspberries and grapes, to name some of the future foodstuffs volunteers have planted in the school’s new “edible garden.”