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100 Black Men

The 100 Black Men of Augusta, Inc. is a non-profit organization of volunteers that mentor primarily African American children and youth from underserved communities.  Our mission is to improve the lives within our communities and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans.  Mentoring is the foundation, which facilitates a one-on-one and group mentoring program that includes:  economic empowerment, education, health and wellness, and leadership development.  

$500 Each/$2,500 Total - Five Laptop Computers for Graduating Seniors

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Circle of Excellence

Circle of Excellence assists at-risk youth and their families. Our goal is to bring youth and their families a Full Circle of care through our programs and services. Our mentoring program provides a 10-week youth leadership training, individual and group meetings along with follow up of quarterly school and home visits. This program addresses various youth issues such as teen dating violence, bullying and self-esteem with a focus on academic improvement.

$199 Each/$1,194 - Six HP Chromebook Laptops

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Communities in Schools

Communities In Schools surrounds students with a community of support to empower them to be successful in school and achieve in life. We combine the best of what we know works; a caring adult and the effective use of metrics and evidence-based strategies and programs to drive positive, measurable outcomes for students we serve. For too many children, challenges outside the classroom, like hunger, poor health, or trauma at home stand in the way of their success inside the classroom.

$10 Each/$100 Total - Mastercards to use for Transportation, for students and parents seeking medical care
$20 Each/'$500 Total - Wal-Mart or Target Gift Cards, to use for students in need of  basic items such as food, clothing, shoes, hygiene items, or school supplies
$50 Each/$1,500 Total - WalMart or Target gift Cards, to use to purchase "Christmas" gifts for identified disadvantaged children (one set of clothes to include a shirt and pants, one book to read, one age/gender appropriate toy)

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Family Connection of Columbia County d.b.a. CCCC

Columbia County Community Connections is part of the statewide Family Connection network that builds partnerships, finds resources and implements programs serving children and families. Our vision is for all children to be safe, healthy, educated and part of a stable, self-sufficient family in a thriving community. CCCC is a United Way agency building bridges to a brighter future.

$25 Each/$500 Total - Food Gift Cards to give to Homeless Families and Children in Need
$25 Each/$500 Total - Gas Cards to Give to Families or Youth, in need to be able to get to work or to apply for jobs
$50 Each/$1,000 Total - UBER/LYFT Cards for Youth in our Homeless Program, to help them get to jobs or college, doctor's appointments, counseling sessions, etc. These cards are a tremendous help to keep young people involved in the programs that are helping them toward self-sufficiency.

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GA-Carolina Council Boy Scouts of America

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

$45 Each/$450 Total -   Ten Lifetime Brand Six-Foot folding Tables
$100 Each/$300 Total -Three Office Chairs with Adjustable Arms for Scout Office Support Staff
$146 Each/$1,460 Total - Ten (4 pack) Lifetime Folding Chairs

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Heritage Academy

We are a non-profit, private Christian K-8 school In Augusta with a specific calling to downtown Augusta and the surrounding areas to break the cycle of poverty and give every student the opportunity for an excellent, innovative, affordable Christian education.

$500 - For Singapore Math Manipulatives
$1,000 - Art Supplies
$1,000 - Purchase of Middle School Enhancement


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Laces4Love provides athletic shoes and socks to elementary aged children in Aiken, Edgefield, Lexington, McCormick and Saluda counties in South Carolina. We also provide shoes for preschool aged children in Head-start programs in the counties listed above. Laces4Love began in 2002, providing shoes to students in three elementary schools in Aiken county. In 2018, Laces4Love provided more than 1500 pairs of shoes to needy children.

$15 Each/$1,500 Total - Athletic Shoes for Children
$500 - Socks for C

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MACH Academy, Inc.

MACH Academy, Inc. a non-profit organization provides year-round programs/services after school, weekends and during special spring and summer camp sessions. Programming include Tutoring/Academic Support, (STEM), CODING, Life Skills Development, Tennis/Fitness Instruction, Career Exploration/ College Prep for participants ages 3 - 18 regardless of age, race, gender, disability, or financial income. The focus demographics are inner city, disadvantaged youth, and low- and moderate-income families.

$300 Each/$2,400 Total - 8 - Apple 9.7 IPADS to use with our STEM and CODING Hands on Learning Sessions. 

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