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How Do You Make a Difference in Your Community?

11.13.2018

Today, UNC Charlotte and TIAA partnered to host the “Making A Difference in the Community” Luncheon to honor Charlotte-area Difference Makers in recognition of TIAA’s centennial anniversary. On this #WorldKindnessDay2018, as we ‘celebrate and promote good deeds’, Executive Director Emily Elliott was among five individuals honored for making a significant difference in the Charlotte community.

“It is exciting to see the work of our volunteers and students getting recognized, and I am honored to accept this recognition on their behalf! If you are … continue reading

Heart Math Tutoring receives $1,250,000 from Albemarle Foundation and Bank of America

10.25.2018

Albemarle Corporation and Bank of America recently announced a $20 million investment in Charlotte-area nonprofits to drive local economic mobility!

The companies worked together to select Charlotte nonprofits that will receive funding allocated over the next five years. Each nonprofit focuses on at least one of three key areas: early child care and education; college and career readiness; and family and child stability. These areas were identified as factors of economic mobility in a report by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force, which was formed in response … continue reading

Brighthouse Financial Surprises Heart Math Tutoring With a $50,000 Grant!

08.17.2018

Earlier this week, Brighthouse Financial surprised Heart Math Tutoring with a $50,000 grant! The grant will provide the philanthropy needed for one school site, bringing 50+ students critical skills and confidence through a year of weekly one-on-one tutoring.

In 2017/18, four Brighthouse Financial employees tutored weekly with Heart Tutoring, providing seven students with a mentor and giving CMS ~70 volunteer hours! Heart Tutoring volunteers Jane LaVenture and Courtney Knowling were present at the check presentation.

Brighthouse Financial Foundation President Theresa Foust says, “The foundation board … continue reading

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

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

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