Equity + Education
- WESTERLY HILLS ACADEMY + CORE CHURCH– Expand support for students and families in zip code 28208 many of whom are negatively impacted by poverty, hunger, lack of affordable housing stability, (over)working parents, and lack of transportation. Explore opportunities for partnering with Core Church to support these families
- COVID-19 TRAUMA – Ensure training for partners (teachers, administrators, tutors) to understand the added layer of trauma from this pandemic year and the mental/emotional health consequences.
- LITERACY– Encourage best practices for reading mastery (a bellwether predictor for success in school) from the earliest possible age and engage more FPC members in proven effective literacy programs.
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Support the Food Pantry at Westerly Hills Academy
Volunteers are needed to provide food on a monthly basis or serve on the team that delivers food to the school.
SUPPORT FPC-SPONSORED GIRL SCOUT TROOP – Support FPC-sponsored Girl Scout Troop at Wilson STEM Academy (the feeder middle school for WHA students) by attending troop meetings twice a month, attending field trips and/or camping trips (twice a year), supervising cookie sales, driving girls home from events, assisting with refreshments, teaching a merit badge (such as life skills, first aid, animals, art, STEM, etc.), sewing badges on sashes. We also need help starting a troop at WHA. | Get invovled
SERVE AS A CAMP CONNECTOR – communicate with and support a family as they prepare to send their student for a week of fun in Old Fort, NC. (FPC has been sending students to Camp Grier for 50 years.) | Get invovled
VOLUNTEER AT BELLXCEL SUMMER CAMP – Volunteer at BellXcel Summer Camp, hosted by Core Church in Partnership with FPC – Help rising kindergarteners prepare for the beginning of school. Assist staff by reading stories, playing games at recess or helping with learning centers. | Get invovled
JOIN CONTACT LIST for more opportunities to serve. | Join