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P2L will provide five block classes of evidence-based prevention as a part of the health curriculum at MHS. In addition, P2L will screen for substance abuse, provide short-term intervention for those at medium to high-risk for addiction with a referral to treatment with P2L clinical staff as indicated at MHS, PLC and MAPS schools.
Mental health is a national public health issue. In response to school shootings, suicides and overdoses, Cobb parents sought out assistance. This program uses graduate students to assess, analyze and create innovative solutions for mental health to be replicated in our community’s schools. We will use an interdisciplinary, empowerment model.
This grant will Improve the organization infrastructure. With the funds we can hire and fund a Bookkeeper, CPA, Webmaster, Social Media Coordinator and be able to fund an Advertising program. By hiring these people it will help us keep up with the growth of the organization.
The proposed project brings together resources to improve communities via a free, public initiative. Physical and Mental Health (flu shot)/ Educational Development (Local College Fair)/ Economic Development (Job Fair for Veterans) / Social Action (Voter Registration / Arts and Cultural (Local Artist Displays) / Emergency Response (smoke detectors).
Currently an average of 30 individuals/teams come out on a Saturday and spend 8 hours on a build out in the hot sun to help build or renovate a house for a family or Veteran. Each Saturday according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines (and it's just nice) we must provide water, Gatorade, breakfast, lunch and snacks.
This program was created to build relationships between Citizens and Officers to better serve our community. We take disadvantaged children and pair them with local Officers who shop for presents for themselves and their family. We measure our progress by how many schools, families and children we are able to help because of our programs
This program is structured to prepare financially challenged Cobb youth, ages 14-18, for the Georgia Conference, where they will train for college scholarships. Youth will have the opportunity to train and prepare (through workshops, classes, and auditions) for the State and National Theater Arts Conferences, which will not only enhance their performing arts skills, but improve and develop "life skills" (i.e. communication, creative problem solving, team building). They will also interview for
Loving Arms assists cancer patients who are struggling financially due to their diagnosis. We need your help to raise the funds to help cancer patients' growing need for assistance. Each day we receive requests from families that never dreamed they would seek the assistance of a charity because cancer treatment has robbed them of their ability to work and they cannot pay utility bills, buy groceries or put gas in their car. Many are un/underinsured and cannot afford out of pocket treatment co
The Red Cross aims to reduce home fire related death & injury by 25% in 5 years (2015-20), through: canvassing at-risk communities, reviewing safety checklists & installing free smoke alarms ; engaging youth through the in-school fire education program, the Pillowcase Project; and public awareness through a marketing & public relations campaign.
This funding will give Cobb resident students and low income applicants the opportunities to volunteer on one of our foreign humanitarian trips to the Caribbean and Central America. This grant, if approved, would cover the airfare lodging and meals of the scholarship recipients.
These funds will allow us to expand our services to cover 65 more children. This cost covers a years worth of medical services for children in foster care or at-risk of entering care. This would cover insured and uninsured children in the Cobb County foster care system.
The Cobb Youth Museum is a non-profit educational resource center offering children the opportunity to learn about significant historical, social, and cultural events through instructional activities which integrate arts and education while emphasizing personal involvement and participation. The Cobb County Youth Museum, Inc. was organized by the Junior Welfare League in 1964. Its purpose was the creation of an educational resource center through which the youth of Cobb County and surrounding
CNC seeks to increase access to Camp Kingfisher for Title I students in 3 Cobb County schools. Camp K teaches self-confidence, improves interpersonal skills and increases knowledge of environmental stewardship. Campers experience the transformational joys and learning of an overnight camp without leaving home.
The orchestra director at Campbell High School wants to provide Master Class lessons to orchestra members whose families cannot afford to pay for private lesson. Without the additional private instruction the students fall behind and their self esteem is affected. The director found an accomplished strings teacher that would provide instruction.
We would host a dozen workshops where school groups leave with a novel art experience and a print they made themselves by hand. We will coordinate an exhibition of the work the students create. These programs require we be able to compensate instructors, purchase and prepare materials in advance, and cover the exclusive use of our facility.