Projects in the Domain of Children
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.
NC64 performed an extreme makeover that included painting the inside of the school, removing outdated playground equipment, power washing the outside of the building and installing a new sign.
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.
Remember playing outside until your mother called you in for dinner? Today’s children probably won’t. In the last two decades, childhood has moved indoors.
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,
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
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.
“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.”
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.
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
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,
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.
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
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.
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.
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.”