Digi-Bridge

Digi-Bridge aims to equip shareholders with the means to foster optimal use of technology in the learning environment, ensuring that all 21st century learners have opportunities to succeed in the digital age.

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Promising Pages

Our grant is geared toward helping to make reading a life-long love for students.

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Teaching Fellows Institute

Proud to be a partner with TFI, helping To Honor… To Engage… To Inspire…

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PAT'S PLACE CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER

Pat’s Place Child Advocacy Center coordinates the investigation, prosecution, and treatment of the most severe cases of child abuse in Mecklenburg County.

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Bruce Irons Camp Fund

Bruce Irons Camp Fund (BICF) provides 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.

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Classroom Central

Since 2002, Classroom Central has provided free school supplies to area students in need. Supporting 100,000 students across six school districts, our team provides everything from notebooks and pencils, to crayons and books, and so much more to nearly 20

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Circle de Luz

We radically empower young Latinas by supporting their transformation through extensive mentoring, holistic programming and scholarship funds for further education.

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Augustine Literacy Project

The Augustine Literacy Project-Charlotte works to improve the reading, spelling and writing skills of low-income children who struggle with literacy. We do this by recruiting, training and supporting volunteer tutors who provide free, long-term, one-on-on

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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.
  • AUGUSTINE LITERARY PROJECT: Tutoring program to improve the reading skills of low-income elementary school children.
  • 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.