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Barings Supports Elementary Students with Donation

01.23.2018

We are excited to announce a generous donation to Heart Math Tutoring from Barings! In addition to their partnership through volunteer engagement, Barings is now helping Heart reach more schools next year through financial support! At each Heart school, 50-80 students will receive one-on-one tutoring from late September to early May.

“We are very pleased to support Heart Math Tutoring, and believe strongly in the organization’s mission of providing elementary school students with tools to help them excel academically,” said Tom Finke, Barings’ Chairman … continue reading

Students, Families and Tutors Celebrate Holiday and Progress

12.12.2017

Over the next week, families, tutors, and students will gather to celebrate students’ progress in Heart with food and fun. Families will learn math games to play at home over winter break, and students will receive goodie bags that include a deck of cards and game directions that are on their level. All will celebrate students’ progress and growth in Heart so far!

See photos of each celebration with our 17 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools partners on our facebook page!

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Heart Math Tutoring Featured on Spectrum News for Giving Tuesday

11.28.2017

Emily Elliott from Heart Math Tutoring was featured on Spectrum News Charlotte to discuss how community members can give back on Giving Tuesday by signing up to tutor students in high-poverty schools. 

“Our program solely runs on volunteer time. We’ve been so fortunate that 950 people have signed up to be volunteer tutors but there are 45 more students who need volunteer tutors. That one hour a week means so much to students who just need an adult to give them one on one attention … continue reading

Support for Heart Tutoring Surpasses Record and Brings Program to 17 CMS School Partners

09.26.2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Sept. 26, 2017 – Heart Math Tutoring (Heart) – a Charlotte nonprofit dedicated to helping students in high-poverty elementary schools develop math skills and academic confidence – wrapped up its Spring Funding Initiative with the largest amount raised to date: $840,342. This enables Heart to grow from 12 to 17 school sites during the 2017/18 school year.

Funds raised were from grants, corporate donations, and community support. In the fourth quarter, grants were awarded by Skeebo Foundation ($147,302), The Dickson Foundation ($25,000), … continue reading

Heart Math Tutoring Featured on Morning Break WBTV

08.28.2017

Emily Elliott from Heart Math Tutoring met with Coach LaMonte from Morning Break WBTV News  to discuss how volunteers can help support our students in high-poverty communities. 

“We are looking for tutors to serve 850 students. Volunteers can come in with some targeted, scripted games that give hands on experience. They are working with cubes and cards but hands on experience with foundational numbers concepts can close gaps that get kids back on track for the rest of their careers in school,” says Elliott. 

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