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Homeless Outreach is something that we take seriously, and our team is working to make a positive impact. We provide essential care items for those who are homeless. Care bags include toiletry items, food gift card and a list of resources to help with their needs. Our goal is to provide 175 Homeless Outreach Care Bags in 2020. Each bag costs approximately $18.25.
Imagine you are a child at home with your family and there is a knock at the door. A DFCS caseworker enters your home with police in tow to remove you from your home and your belongings are put in a trash bag. As you move from foster home to foster home all you carry with you is a trash bag. Village Connection Inc. is requesting $3,325.00 to provide 175 children in DFCS's care a Foster Care LOVE bag. LOVE bags are duffel bags with toiletry items, a play toy, an educational toy and a poem. Ea
Funds are being requested to purchase gas cards to support families who have a financial barrier to attending and being involved in their child's treatment. The success of a client's treatment is highly dependent on the family also understanding the work at hand. Gas cards break down that barrier of paying for gas to participate in therapy and visitation. Gas cards are purchased in increments of $25.00. $200.00 would assist 8 families.
We need funding for grading, a new track for walking/running, and laying new sod and 4 sets of bleachers for spectators to cheer on our clients.
Our playground needs updating, sprucing up, and additional equipment. Our students have learning disabilities and ADHD. They need to get outside several times a day and blow off steam.
The AFTH Senior Program provides harps for lessons, and group harp music enrichment and music therapy programming to Cobb county facilities that serve senior citizens. We will provide a one month program to each site. Each program will include once a week 60 minute music enrichment programming with therapeutic benefits to seniors at: 6 Assisted Living Facilities 2 Senior Recreation Centers We will serve up to 15 seniors per location for each of the 8 sites. This will be a total of 120 sen
AFTH Youth Program will provide harps and group harp music enrichment programs to 8 Cobb county after school program sites including 4 libraries, 2 Cobb county elementary schools, and 2 recreational centers. Each site will be provided with harps and all instructional materials to host a one month program per site. This will include 60 minutes of instruction per week for 4 weeks, concluding in a concert for family, friends and community members. Up to 30 students per site will be served pe
We just wrapped our 2020 #StrongGirls programming. We took 51 students through our social-emotional leadership development course. We are now beginning our capital campaign for 2021. Our aim is to take over 60 students through the program from January to November of 2021.