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.
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.
To promote the arts in Brunswick County through grants and programs to enhance quality of life for all residents and demonstrate the importance and economic impact of the arts.
To eliminate illiteracy by offering free, private, one-on-one instruction for those who wish to improve their basic reading, writing, and English-speaking skills, and by providing free training for volunteers.
Brunswick Family Assistance is dedicated to improving the lives of families and individuals in crisis in Brunswick County, who are willing to help themselves, by providing emergency assistance. BFA distributes food and provides financial assistance for essential needs like utilities, prescriptions, rent, etc. We provide these services by establishing constructive and collaborative partnerships and programs with government, community and faith-based organizations and through the work of dedicated volunteers and the generosity of donors.