Reading Partners mentor

What a Great Way to Change a Child’s Life

Opportunities exist for you to experience the joy of changing a child’s life. Non-profit Reading Partners works with Charleston Promise Neighborhood at Mary Ford and Sanders Clyde Elementary Schools to improve students’ reading outcomes. They recruit and train volunteer mentors to facilitate the literacy skills critical to unlocking lifetime learning. Research shows that mentors who […]

after school program

21st Century Community Learning Grant from State for $200,000 Propels Enrichment Services at Mary Ford Elementary

Charleston Promise Neighborhood Helping Students Succeed in Title 1 School Research shows that academic, behavioral and artistic afterschool programs improve all areas of students’ performance in Title One schools. Nyla Bell, now a rising 10th grader with the grades and plans to become a pediatrician, is one of those students. Once a 5th grader with […]

Edmunds Oast

Beer and Wine Tasting at Edmunds Oast to Benefit CPN

Charleston Promise Neighborhood has a good neighbor in Edmunds Oast. The brewery, restaurant and wine & beer retailer is hosting beer and wine tastings Tuesdays and Thursdays in August and September to benefit Charleston Promise Neighborhood. The tastings are hosted by experts who discuss the provenance, back stories and elements of the beers and wines. […]