The Abandon Project

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Year Founded:
2010
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Josh Meadows
Main Address:
P.O. Box 1131
Matthews, NC 28106

What We Do

They say it takes a village to raise a child, so we want to make the villages as healthy as possible. This includes body, mind, and soul. We are passionate about nutrition, education, forgiveness & love. We have 110 youth that attend our program on a monthly basis ranging from ages 6 to 18 years old. We feed over 300 kids a month and run a weekly leadership program for high school boys. This leadership program is in efforts to raise them up to be leaders and so they can physically lead their own communities. We also have a food and nutrition program that teaches kids about healthy food and gardening along with proper nutrition.

Interesting Info

We have seen 75% of our kids have a reduction in anger.
We have helped 25 kids get jobs for the first time.
We want to be more visible in more communities in Charlotte.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Middle/High School Girls - Health Initiative
Repeats every week on Wednesday 100 times.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 6:00pm
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Basketball Outreach Coaches
Repeats every week on Wednesday until Wed Nov 06 2019.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 6:45pm
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Reading Buddies - Rama Road Elementary
Repeats every week on Thursday 100 times.
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 11:30am
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Neighborhood Initiative
Repeats every week on Monday 100 times.
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 6:30pm
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Neighborhood Initiative Coordinators
Repeats every week 100 times.
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 6:30pm
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