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Kennrod is a Cobb County, Georgia-based, 501c3 organization dedicated to providing high quality tutoring and college and career readiness services to pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade students in underserved communities. We primarily focus on reading, writing, and math development as foundational skills for learning. Our partnerships with select Metropolitan-Atlanta area Kumon and Sylvan Learning centers make it possible for us to provide well-respected tutoring services to those who nee
Summer camp is a “best practices seminar in the woods” for kids who live with diabetes. Camp Kudzu's primary goal is to provide education and resources for children who live with T1D to live healthy lives by learning how to manage their diabetes safely. The organization achieves this goal through our signature overnight summer camp programs. Camp Kudzu’s week-long summer camp programs help campers avoid serious health complications (kidney failure, heart disease, and retinopathy) as adult
The CIT program is designed for 17 and 18-year-old former campers who have demonstrated effective management of their own regimen. In addition, to fulfilling the key role of volunteer, CITs experience reinforced diabetes management education and are encouraged remain disciplined as many of them prepare for independence. The CIT program reinforces important attributes such as communication and leadership skills. Importantly, the CIT program serves as a bridge between adult volunteers and camp pa
Diabetes impacts the entire family, and Camp Kudzu’s weekend Family Camps are for the whole family. The program is also valuable for families of newly diagnosed children or those who need additional support. The weekend includes workshops about many aspects of diabetes for the adults plus activities for all age groups. Carbohydrate counts and allergen listings for all menu items, meals, and snacks simplify life. Medical professionals are on site throughout the weekend to deliver diabetes mana
The Sprouts Day Camp program replicates the overnight program during the day for children ages five to eight years-old. In addition to swimming, games, arts, and crafts, participants learn about type 1 diabetes, and meet other children with similar healthcare needs. Counselors and clinicians provide medical supervision and teach the children diabetes management skills. This program provides a rare opportunity for children with type 1 diabetes to fully participate in a camping experience.
Camp Kudzu hosts an annual co-ed adventure for teens each year. The program reinforces healthy habits for teens living with type 1 diabetes and provides a sustained supportive community of peers and role models. Physical, social, and emotional well-being of group and self, adapting personal diabetes regimen at new exertion levels, and gaining appreciation of nature are also key objectives of the program.
Marietta PAL offers an After School program during the school year from August through May. Serving Marietta youth from Kindergarten through 12th grades, PAL After School is held Monday through Friday. Daily activities include homework help, health & fitness, an afternoon snack and sports & recreation programming.
Marietta PAL offers a Summer Camp program each year during June and July. This program serves Marietta/Cobb County youth, including rising 1st through 12th graders. PAL Summer Camp is held Monday through Friday. Daily activities include academics, health & fitness, sports & recreation programming, as well as breakfast, lunch, snacks and field trips.
Marietta PAL offers a variety of Sports programs at the Lawrence Street Recreation Center, during the school year, from August through May, for youth in Kindergarten through 12th grades. Current sports programs include Martial Arts, Boxing, Basketball and Dance classes. PAL After-hours Sports programs are held Monday through Thursday.
There are 159 counties in Georgia, more than any other state, and many of these counties are rural, making essential training for their first responders hard to maintain. Each training costs $800 and equips up to 50 personnel. Trainings include: -Educating fire station, police station, and hospital employees and volunteers -Understanding issues concerning at risk infants and mothers -State statutes and policies regarding infant abandonment -Best practices concerning the issues of abandonment -
Hospitals throughout Georgia are home to boarder babies. At times, there can be up to 50 Boarder babies in one hospital. The legal description for a boarder babies is an infant medically cleared to be discharged from the hospital, but they have nowhere to go. There are four reasons why a parent cannot take a child home: 1. If the baby has alcohol in its system. 2. If the baby has drugs in its system. 3. If the parents are homeless. 4. If the parents have lost previous children to DFCS.
Provide food and grocery products to a network of over 40 nonprofit partners in Cobb County. Partner with schools in Cobb County to provide on campus emergency food assistance for school families as well as working with schools to increase participation in school breakfast. Provide benefits enrollment assistance at a number of locations throughout Cobb County.
At YELLS, our youth learn to show PRIDE — Positivity, Respect, Innovation, Discipline, and Excellence. We teach youth from an early age that Learning, Leading, and Serving are enjoyable and rewarding. The YELLS Afterschool Program provides academic enrichment, leadership and character development, art, recreation, and community service opportunities daily to 45 kindergarten through fifth-grade youth. The YELLS curriculum is intentionally holistic, simultaneously fostering academic success and
Community Action Cafe is a space for a community to gather and for teens to develop as community leaders. The teen-led YELLS Community Action Café and Teen Center offers engaging and authentic academic, financial literacy, career development, and leadership experiences. As teens market and manage a working café open to all members of the community, they build on-the-ground business and entrepreneurial experience that further develops the skills and strengths they will need in college and be
Mentoring program serving 40 Bigs and Littles students every Tuesday and first Saturday of the month. In addition to these youth programs, YELLS also hosts community events and workshops for parents and families living in the Franklin Gateway community.