Education

United Way Chapter Fills Gaps in Community with NobleCause Grant

United Way Chapter Fills Gaps in Community with NobleCause Grant

The United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County in North Carolina, a NobleCause grant recipient, has taken the United Way Pledge to whole new levels by directly working with the community to fill in gaps they witness in their own community. They've demonstrated innovation with their unique commitment to sourcing services from the community they live in and they're having great success with their new programs.

Not All College Talks With Your Parents Need To Be Awkward!

Not All College Talks With Your Parents Need To Be Awkward!

College will involve a lot of changes for you and your parents: new schedules, financial issues, taking care of your health, no curfews, etc. Believe it or not, your parents have experienced a few of these things and actually do have some amazing college advice. Have a conversation with them before you head to school!

14 Tips for Students & Teachers to Celebrate RAK Week 2017

14 Tips for Students & Teachers to Celebrate RAK Week 2017

It’s been a long couple of months. The political climate, along with the winter season, has caused basic kindness to go into hibernation. It is in short supply. However, that’s all about to change when millions of people worldwide will participate in this week’s 17th annual Random Acts of Kindness Week.

8 Tips for Freshmen to Survive & Thrive in High School

8 Tips for Freshmen to Survive & Thrive in High School

High school always seemed years away. Then, you blinked and now standing before you is an eager young teenager who can’t wait for independence and the next stage in her education. On the surface your child may exude a surly confidence and adamantly swear they are ready for high school. However, it’s still a big transition.

Orientation Helps Students and Parents Transition to College Life

Orientation Helps Students and Parents Transition to College Life

All around the country, high school graduates are packing their overnight bags for college orientation. When I was a freshman, back in the dark ages, orientation took place just a few days before you began school. Universities now have new students choose from two or three day sessions beginning as early as March and continuing until the start of the Fall semester.

NobleCause Grant Allows Environmental Nonprofit to Engage Thousands of Youth through Service

NobleCause Grant Allows Environmental Nonprofit to Engage Thousands of Youth through Service

Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK) is a nonprofit that provides a number of programs targeted at preschool through 12th grade students (Generation Z), to help them understand the value of community outreach, and to get them interested in the nature and science departments. ELK recently received a grant from NobleCause which will allow them to increase their reach, provide stronger support for those already in their program, and more.

 

June 5th is World Environment Day, and there is no shortage of environmental initiatives that have been made (and met) worldwide. One organization, Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK), provides a number of programs targeted at preschool through 12th grade students (Generation Z), to help them understand the value of community outreach, and to get them interested in the nature and science departments. Recently, ELK received a grant from NobleCause which will allow them to increase their reach, provide stronger support for those already in their program, and more.