Appreciate Change, Inc.’s mission is to partner with local schools, churches, and organizations to change the trajectory of girls and women to appreciate the power of CHANGE in their spirit, soul and body. With a community of supporters, we invest in local organizations who work to empower girls and women to create their own definition of what it means to appreciate oneself.
To research, design and develop educational materials and programs.
To advance and promote the profession of prospect research through professional development and education among members.
To promote the arts in the Old Fort community; providing education in the arts to the citizens and visitors of Old Fort; ensuring local artist and artisans have opportunities to display their skills and work; and preserving the art of the area for future generations.
To provide a junior high boarding/day school experience in which the simple rural lifestyle, small academic classes, extensive electives, a challenging outdoor program, daily work projects, consensus decision making, and an emphasis on a staff/student community make it particularly suited to the needs of early adolescence.
To build appreciation, participation, and support for the arts, sciences, history, and heritage in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.