Volunteers teaching STEM to children

Volunteers are the Lifeblood of a Non-Profit

In recognition of National Volunteer Appreciation week, Charleston Promise Neighborhood would like to recognize the diverse, dedicated group of tireless volunteers that supports the mission of Charleston Promise Neighborhood in our schools and the larger surrounding Charleston community. The important and impactful work of nonprofits throughout the Lowcountry would not be possible without the efforts […]

STEM enrichment

Are Field Trips A Valuable Educational Tool?

Field trips have been a staple of modern American public education going back generations. Despite the logistical headaches, the safety concerns, the expense and hassle, schools have been exposing their students to myriad educational and cultural sites, providing kinesthetic experiences beyond the classroom. In recent years, though, the field trip has been in decline. Museums […]

Charleston Promise Neighborhood Day of Caring Projects

Trident United Way’s Day of Caring was a day of accomplishment at two Charleston Promise Neighborhood Schools – Mary Ford Elementary and Sanders-Clyde Elementary. At Mary Ford, team members at Cummins, a great CPN partner, came out to build a butterfly peace garden behind the school. Faculty plan to use the garden to teach the […]