Here are just a few of the groups and organizations The OrthoCarolina Foundation is proud to call a partner:
'ADOPTED' ASHLEY PARK K-8 SCHOOL IN CHARLOTTE, NC: Collaborated with Digi-Bridge a non-profit organization that stresses computer skills and computer-aided teaching. Adopted Ashley Elementary School. A Title 1 school in west Charlotte – participating students improved end of year scores by 30%.
PROMISING PAGES: Grades Kindergarten thru 3rd-grade reading programs in Title 1 schools. Title 1 schools >80% of children eligible for free lunch.
CITIZEN SCHOOLS: After school tutoring for 165 low-income middle school students who have fallen behind academically.
PAT’S PLACE: Child advocacy center for abused children. Provides financial support to train a group of Pat’s Place trainers giving them the tools to train teachers and anyone involved with children to recognize signs and symptoms of abuse.
CLASSROOM CENTRAL: Supporting a supply drive and backpack program for Ashley Park K-8 students
TEACHING FELLOWS INSTITUTE: Provides continuing education to outstanding second and third-year public school teachers. Designed to prevent attrition of excellent teachers in public schools.
BRUCE IRONS CAMP FUND: Our grant supports BICF with residential summer camp experiences, year-round enrichment activities, and mentoring for five consecutive years starting in 5th grade to low-income Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) students.
Nth DIMENSION: Program designed to increase gender, racial, and ethnic diversity in orthopedics by improving med students interest in orthopedics through summer pipeline programs.
THE PERRY INITIATIVE: Collaborative program with CMC to promote/encourage women to enter the field of orthopedics.
CIRCLE DE LUZ: We radically empower young Latinas by supporting their transformation through extensive mentoring, holistic programming and scholarship funds for further education.
WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER HICKORY: Supported job fairs for unemployed women in Catawba, Burke, Caldwell, and Alexander counties.
CABARRUS COUNTY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM: Provides after-school tutoring to low-income students behind academically.