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Ada Jenkins and the Gym Dedication, Kids’ Contest, Open Positions, and Immediate Needs

by | Jan 3, 2023 | Ada Jenkins Center, Bottom Middle Box, News, Top Middle Box

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Please join us to celebrate the transformation of the Ada Jenkins Center gymnasium, thanks to Ayesha and Steph Curry, the Eat.Learn.Play Foundation, and Summit Coffee. On Saturday January 21 (2:00-4:00pm), we’ll have a free throw contest for the youth and a three-point contest for youth and adults, with prizes going to the winners. Please come by, shoot some hoops, and enjoy free food!

Looking for a new career in the new year?  We’d love to have you join us. Please see our Careers web page to learn about the following open positions:

  • LEARN Works Afterschool Enrichment Teachers
  • Financial Assistance and VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program Manager

And we have some great volunteer positions available as well:

  • Volunteer greeters and tax preparersat our two VITA sites (Davidson and Huntersville) through April 15. Training starts January 7. Please contact Diane Means for more information.
  • Classroom volunteersfor our LEARN Works after school program during January. Please contact Leslie Wilson for details.

The colder weather has meant frightening nights for our homeless clients. Our Street Outreach team is working with nearly 30 unsheltered clients right now, and can use some supplies:

  • New ground tarps
  • New sleeping bags
  • Beef jerky
  • New gloves (black)
  • New beanies/hats
  • New socks (Men’s Large)
  • “Hot Hands” hand and feet warmers
  • Mini flashlights and batteries
  • Drawstring tote bags

…here’s our Amazon Wishlist for easy ordering, if you are inclined to do so. Or we’ll be happy to accept these items at the Center. Thanks, as always, for caring about the families that we serve.

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