Jackson Achievers: At risk school program for students of the Jesse Jackson Town Homes
Jackson Achievers (Continues from previous year)
Mom’s Day Care Center: Low income day care center assisted with teacher training, student activity.
Partnership for Families: Greenline/Spartanburg St. Neighborhood activities.
Nature trail, outdoor learning center amphitheatre-Monaview Elementary School.
Develop a Park for Residents of the Habitat Village: (60 Houses)-San Souci Grant of $30,000 from GCRA.
Hollis Elementary School Playground Equipment and Park: Grant of $30,000 from GCRA
Renovation of Apartments at Shepherd’s Gate: Shelter for homeless families
Reedy River Project: Draft concept ideas for the Reedy River Corridor-Hired Sasaki Association to do study. Vision Trust: on going trust to benefit Greenville Mission Plan is still being developed.
Shoeless Joe Jackson Community Park: Purchased and installed a picnic shelter, picnic tables and benches, playground equipment and development of a master landscaping plan.
Heritage Green Project: Conceptual design for pedestrian friendly corridor. Business Education Partnership: Partnership with three Greenville County middle schools.
Paris Mountain State Park: Master Plan for the revitalization of Paris Mountain State Park.
Serenity Suite: for the Cancer Society of Greenville County. YWCA/Miracle Hill playgrounds: addition and renovation SHARE: creation training videos, audiotapes, and handbooks/manuals.
Children’s Garden: provide an interactive Children’s Garden, located on historic Linky Stone Park. Rosewood House of Recovery: provided a new commons area. Camp Spearhead: help with the long-range sustainability of Camp Spearhead by creating a business plan for the camp.
Start A Heart, Save A Life: Implementing a Public Access Defibrillator Program in Greenville County. Bridges From Augusta: Strategic planning, marketing, and public relations for the first organization in Greenville developed to assist burn survivors. Sliding Rock Creek: created a picnic area with a stone grill and walking trails.
Nicholtown Community Center: installed up-to-date electrical wiring, lighting, and desks and provide Internet access, new computers and developmental software for the Center. Canine Corner: constructed a new dog park in Cleveland Park. Trees Greenville: Implemented a strategic initiative with Trees Greenville to beautify the community and promote a healthy environment.
Miracle Hill House Renovation: Renovations of housing that will be used by individuals recovering substance abuse for transitional housing. United Way/Loaves & Fishes Hunger Summit & Canstruction: Held a “Hunger Summit” for community organizations. Safe Harbor Privacy Fence & Landscaping: to enhance to privacy of the residents at Safe Harbor. Also. GTA Promotional Campaign: developed marketing material and designed a new enclosed bus stop.
FYI-Furman/YMCA Interactive: developed a teen center in downtown
Greenville, utilizing the YMCA mission Shriners Hospital Garden: provide a garden area for patients and visitors Golden Strip Development Center: to provide an improvement of signage to ensure greater visibility and access, preparation of a construction master plan for future growth, food bank donations, and a community/business awareness event.
Bon Secours St. Francis Community Garden: planned and funded a garden that will be shared by the Sterling community Dogs For Autism: designed and refurbished space to be used for whelping puppies and dog classes to provide service dogs to autistic children YWCA project: renovations to provide a women’s empowerment center
Frazee Dream Center: Renovate space in the current facility to accommodate activities such as wrestling and other sports. Ronald McDonald House Playground: Clear land and build a playground for residents of the RMH. Sterling Community Swamp Rabbit Trail and amphitheatre: Obtain rights of way and complete the trail through the community and build an amphitheatre.
Greenville Rape Crisis and Child Abuse Center: Develop and implement landscaping for the facility to make it more child friendly. United Ministries: Work with UM staff to complete basic remodeling on the Place of Hope day shelter, such as painting, repairing or replacing facia, and updating the signage and the awning at the entrance. Bikeville for Greenville: Discover and define the variety of needs for a bicycle transit station at the Greenlink Transit Center.
Ronald McDonald House Landscape: The Ronald McDonald
House on Grove Road noted the need for a more visual presence in the
community. Class 38 raised funds, developed design, and constructed a
new patio, fountain, and additional landscaping for the house. Camp Spearhead Quiet Spaces: Camp
Spearhead offers residential camp programs to youth and adults with
special needs and disabilities. Camp officials identified a need for
“Peaceful Places,” as special needs individuals can become overstimulated
at camp and require a place to relax and recover. Class 38 raised over
$10,000 to create a space, and constructed a deck and other amenities
for campers. Harvest Hope Food Bank Backpack
program provides children (at schools where over 50% receive free or
reduced lunch) a backpack of child-friendly, nutritious, easy-to-open
food to last them over the weekend. Class 38 had a tremendous impact on
the overall vision of the program and its outreach. They participated in
the program by volunteering (packing backpacks), attending awareness
events, and raising over $32,000 to help fund the program for several