Projects in the Domain of Children

Scarborough Nursery School

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NC64 performed an extreme makeover that included painting the inside of the school, removing outdated playground equipment, power washing the outside of the building and installing a new sign.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

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

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

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

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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Environmental Transformation

Environmental Transformation

“Children are born with a sense of wonder and an affinity for Nature. Properly cultivated, these values can mature into ecological literacy, and eventually into sustainable patterns of living.”

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Watts School Getting Amphitheater

Watts School Getting Amphitheater

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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Helping Horse WorldLegacy Leadership Project

Helping Horse WorldLegacy Leadership Project

At the end of a winding gravel road just outside Raleigh’s city limits sits a small barn and a couple of horses that have brought together more than 200 people in the name of volunteerism. Helping Horse, a nonprofit group that has provided therapeutic horseback riding for disabled children since 1989, has relied

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Commissioners Community Circle Award WorldLegacy

Commissioners Community Circle Award WorldLegacy

The WorldLegacy’s Leadership Program has contributed more than 27 pro bono projects in the Durham community. Among the many projects the WorldLegacy has made possible is their project to enhance the efficiency of the Family Center of Northern Durham,

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School Takes the Classroom Outdoors

School Takes the Classroom Outdoors

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

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WorldLegacy Graduate Stands for Rwandan Children

WorldLegacy Graduate Stands for Rwandan Children

Sarah was a volunteer with the Mizero Children’s mission. The goal of the mission is to raise money for the children in the group and other orphans to build a combined school and orphanage in Rwanda. “There is a huge need for it. Some of them are homeless, others live with relatives,” Hipp said of the group.

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WorldLegacy Project: Prancing Horse

WorldLegacy Project: Prancing Horse

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.

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WorldLegacy Builds ESL Lab

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...

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It Takes a (Safety) Village article

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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Powe Elementary School WorldLegacy Project

Powe Elementary School WorldLegacy Project

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.”

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