To help youth of all backgrounds, with special concern for those from disadvantaged circumstances, develop the qualities needed to become responsible citizens and leaders.
To inspire and enable all youth of Durham, particularly those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.
The Branch and Alice Hopkins Educational Foundation mission is to promote educational success, social responsibility and community excellence from it's descendants and support other non-profit organizations that donate to causes that encourage community service, literacy and the promotion of a quality education.
Volunteer Fire Department - all volunteer, no paid staff
The mission of Breathing Access 501(c)(3) is to provide yoga and healing arts for children and communities in need. We have certified trauma-informed yoga instructors who focus on high-risk students in Title 1 elementary and middle schools. In addition to teaching the children basic yoga poses, our instructors are mentors and role models who equip children with the tools that they need to cope with the harsh realities in which they live. Mindfulness, meditation, and deep breathing techniques help children respond to stressors in healthy ways both in the classroom setting and in the home. Our work improves academic performance, attendance, behavior, and self-esteem.
To provide affordable housing, education, community, human and economic development to improve the quality of life in Sanford, Lee County and the surrounding counties.
To implement projects that encourage responsible school attendance.
The Brooklyn Arts Music Academy offers the Wilmington community inspiring performances and nurturing musical education. The artist-educators of the Academy share a wide array of musical experience and a wealth of knowledge that benefits all students regardless of age, skill level, or background. BAMA is committed to connecting Wilmington’s diverse communities with active musical community engagement. The Brierwood Ensemble, the resident performing ensemble of the academy brings an unrivaled musical experience to the Brooklyn Arts District.
Our mission is to ignite students' potential by expanding their confidence, connections, and horizons. We achieve this through summer camp experiences, year-round enrichment programs, and mentor relationships for self-motivated, underserved students.