Human Services

Dec 5, 2016

Lessons for State-Level Collaboration to Serve Across Generations

The Two-Generation approach builds well-being by working with families to create a solid and stable foundation through integrated, intensive, and high-quality services focusing on early childhood learning, elementary education, economic stability, and family engagement. Communities can largely benefit from a more strategic and direct approach to Two-Generation policy and practice at both the state and local levels.

Jul 5, 2016

The Expectation of Inclusion

Founded on Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel’s shared a vision of a world where children with disabilities can be fully immersed in society, the National Inclusion Project works tirelessly to ensure that recreational and social inclusion becomes the expectation, and not simply the exception.

Jul 5, 2016

Informing and Involving Community Through Advocacy, Service, and Entrepreneurship

Housing Works is a vibrant, healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Their mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain their efforts.

Jul 5, 2016

Moving Past Loss and Building Opportunity

Instead of creating another avenue for Gold Star Teens to grieve their loss, Gold Star Teen Adventures uses continued mentorship and teens' own networks to help them build self-esteem and define themselves outside of their loss.

Jul 5, 2016

When These Nonprofits Came Together, More Families Stayed Together

With one of the largest nonprofit mergers Durham, North Carolina's history, Families Moving Forward came together to benefit more families.

Jul 5, 2016

Just Like Home: SECU Family House

SECU, a statewide credit union, has adopted as one of its charitable causes the establishment of Hospital Hospitality Houses in selected North Carolina communities that are home to regional medical centers. The Family House provides a home away from home for families.

Jul 5, 2016

Heart Math Tutoring: The Formula for Classroom Success

For students who are from low-income households, education is often used to bridge the economic gap and alleviate them out of poverty. Heart Math Tutoring is dedicated to not only developing math skills to ensure children from high-poverty concentrated schools are successful but building academic confidence - all of which is needed to transform children's lives.

Jul 5, 2016

Breedlove Foods: Spreading Hope One Meal at a Time

As the population continues to grow, food insecurity is on the rise, leading to malnutrition and harmful health outcomes. Breedlove's innovation and partnership with international organizations has led to a campaign to end world hunger.

Jul 5, 2016

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay: Ensuring No One In Its Community Has To Face A Crisis Alone

Crisis can happen to anyone and Crisis Center of Tampa Bay ensures those they serve never have to endure a crisis alone by providing comfort and care.

Dec 9, 2013

A mutually beneficial relationship for RSVP volunteers and the organizations they serve

Want to improve your health? Volunteer. Those who serve with Raleigh’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program say they enjoy many benefits to volunteering, including better health, as found in a study by United Health Group.