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Substance Abuse/Parenting group

County: Iredell Grantee: SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) Title: Substance Abuse/Parenting group Description: For mothers, and is designed to show the effects substance abuse has on parenting. Why This Project Was Chosen: This program is unique in who it serves. Who This Project Impacted: Women both in jail and in regular parenting classes. Results of […]

Afterschool; AA Meetings; Cycling Camp

County: Avery Grantee:  Mountain Alliance, Club 12, Cycle4Life Title: Afterschool; AAMeetings; Cycling Camp Description: Mountain Alliance – Reaching out to high school students with after-school tutoring, mentoring, etc. Also, spring break trips with at-risk students to places that are in need of help due to hurricanes, floods, and also team building within the group. Club […]

Save A Life Tour

County: Currituck Grantee: Currituck County High School and JP Knapp Early College Title: Save A Life Tour Description: Focus on driving while impaired and distracting driving. They have simulators that give students the opportunity to experience what could happen during both of these instances. https://savealifetour.com/ Why This Project Was Chosen: We felt that the hands-on […]

Game Plan for Life

County: Rowan Grantee: Various education levels in both Rowan and Cabarrus school systems Title: Game Plan for Life Description: 17 years ago we began an initiative where we have brought multiple speakers/leaders to challenge students to abstinence from alcohol/drug abuse. We have taken our initiative to 200,000 students in colleges, high schools, middle schools and […]

Grant

County: Watauga Grantee: Club 12, Mountain Alliance, Alcohol Abuse Education Title: Grant Description: The above are non profit organizations for the community that we are located in. Why This Project Was Chosen: We choose to give to the community that we are in. Who This Project Impacted: All of the elementary children in the Blowing […]

Continuing Education Course for RX Abuse

County: Cherokee Grantee: Cherokee County Schools Title: Continuing Education Course for RX Abuse Description: The Cherokee County Schools Coalition partnered with Mountain Area Health Education and Erlanger Hospital to provide educational training for medical providers in Cherokee and surrounding counties along with school personnel on RX abuse among youth. Why This Project Was Chosen: The […]

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Resistance Education (DARE)

County: Cherokee Grantee: Cherokee County Schools Title: Drug and Alcohol Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) Description: Provided funds for drug and alcohol abuse resistance training (DARE) for all SRO officers in Cherokee County Why This Project Was Chosen: The DARE Officers undergo a rigorous 80-hour training course to become certified to lead a series of classroom […]

Peer Led Club Leadership Forum

County: Cherokee Grantee: Cherokee County Schools Title: Peer Led Club Leadership Forum Description: Cherokee County Schools students and chaperones attended a Peer Led Club Leadership Forum in Washington DC. Why This Project Was Chosen: The national leadership forum is a 4-day conference packed with multiple adult and youth-oriented opportunities to learn the latest strategies to […]

Red Ribbon Campaign

County: Cherokee Grantee: Hinton Rural Life Center Title: Red Ribbon Campaign Description: The Red Ribbon Campaign is the largest drug prevention campaign in the U.S. For a week students in Cherokee County Schools receive drug prevention messages, presentations and participate in activities educating them on the harmful effects of alcohol and drugs. Why This Project […]