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Heart Celebrated Math Day with Fox 46 News

03.11.2019

On March 6th, 2019, Heart Math Tutoring celebrated World Math Day with Fox 46 News.  Good Day Anchors Jason Harper and Paige Fehling hosted Executive Director Emily Gaffney and Heart Tutoring tutor at Montclaire Elementary, Charles Duckett. They discussed math education in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and how Heart is supporting student growth. Check out a clip from the interview here!… continue reading

March 14th Pi Day Hangouts

03.03.2019

March 14th is Pi Day (3/14), and representatives from Heart Tutoring will be hitting the town for informal/optional gatherings all day with any tutors, donors, friends, and staff who want to meet. Check out who, when, and where below.

  • 8 – 9AM coffee at Panera on Fairview (w/ Sally)
  • 8 – 9AM coffee at Amelie’s on College Street (w/ Emily)
  • 9:30 – 10:30AM coffee at Dunkin Donuts on Independence (Linda + Alexis)
  • 11:30AM – 12:30PM lunch at Panera in the University Area (Alexis)
  • 12 –
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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 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 not … continue reading

Charlotte’s PRIDE Magazine Highlights Heart!

09.12.2018

PRIDE Magazine highlights “Math Tutoring with Heart” on page 22 of its September-October 2018 Health and Education issue on stands now.

Heart is grateful for its many volunteers, like Telia Williams, who are instrumental in helping Heart ensure all elementary students develop the strong foundation in math and enthusiasm for academics needed for long-term success. Telia, a financial analyst, has been a volunteer with Heart for three years and says Heart “fits in well with my work and personal schedule”.

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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, providing seven students with a mentor and giving CMS ~70 volunteer hours! Heart tutors Jane LaVenture and Courtney Knowling were present at the check presentation.

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

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