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Happy National Volunteer Month!


April is National Volunteer Month and we want to take a moment to extend our deepest gratitude for each and every one of our amazing volunteers. Across 17 partner schools, over 980 volunteers are dedicating their time every week to provide Charlotte students with the strong foundation in math and the confidence they need for long-term success. Our volunteers are on the forefront delivering the one-on-one instruction students need while also serving as mentors and advocates for our students and schools. We wanted to … continue reading

Heart Math Tutoring Featured in The Mint Hill Times


Heart Math Tutoring was featured in The Mint Hill Times newspaper on February 14, 2018.  We are grateful to The Mint Hill Times for sharing with the broader Mint Hill community how someone could volunteer to help an elementary student who’s falling behind in foundational math. 

“Heart is offered in 17 CMS schools, which include Lebanon Road Elementary and Piney Grove Elementary near the Mint Hill area. The organization is looking to add volunteers at both schools, along with others around CMS,” Marion said.

Heart’s program runs … continue reading

Heart Math Tutoring’s Emily Elliott Recognized as the Charlotte Chamber’s 2018 Young Professional Nonprofit Leader


Heart Math Tutoring attended the 2018 Charlotte Chamber of Commerce CCYP Matchmaker Luncheon on February 14th where the Chamber connects Young Professionals (YP) with volunteer opportunities.  Heart’s own Executive Director, Emily Elliott, was one of the panelists for the event and received the 2018 Young Professional Nonprofit Leader Award presented by the Charlotte Chamber. We are grateful to the Chamber for the ability to network with YPs and connect with volunteers to share our mission of providing elementary students foundational math skills and enthusiasm for academics. … continue reading

Barings Supports Elementary Students with Donation


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


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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