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What Our Staff Says About National Non-profit Day

What is your favorite thing about working at a nonprofit? At Charleston Promise Neighborhood (CPN), we are a mission-focused organization which strives every day to increase access to opportunities for the students and families in our community through various avenues, including but not limited to, education, health and wellness, and community engagement. We are very…

What a Great Way to Change a Child’s Life
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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…

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