The Ubuntu Academy, a pilot program at Monticello United Methodist Church in Statesville, N.C., has 35 elementary school students improving their literacy while enjoying a fun summer camp filled with activities. Read more.
Mothers recovering from substance abuse will live with their children on the York Place campus in a unique South Carolina pilot that aims to help them heal while keeping families intact. Read more.
Funded by a grant from The Duke Endowment, a transition care program at Providence Hospitals is part of a trend that brings care to the homes of people with chronic ailments. Read more.
The Duke Endowment has awarded a $556,030 grant to University of South Carolina researchers who are leading the way in devising methods for enhancing activity in child care centers. Read more.
The Spirited Life outreach program, through the Clergy Health Initiative, continues to play an important role in helping pastors understand the importance of taking care of themselves, in addition to their congregation. Read more.
Like our Clergy Health Initiative, through the Duke Divinity school, faith-based wellness programs are delivering good news for bodies as well as souls. Read more.
Nurse-Family Partnership remains effective at improving the lives of new mothers and children in South Carolina and around the nation. It's also playing a role in national conversations about innovative ideas like social-impact bonds, and ensuring the sustainability of proven programs. Read more.
Nurse-Family Partnership continues to attract attention for the immediate and long-term benefits it offers new mothers and children, like Sarah and Fife Ogunmola of Charlotte. Read more.
Trustees of The Duke Endowment have approved the first round of 2013 grants, given to organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina focusing on Child Care, Health Care, Higher Education and rural United Methodist churches. Read more.
The Catawba County Child Wellbeing Project, a pilot program in North Carolina, is shifting the way the child welfare system serves children and families. Read more.