education

Supply & Demand: Teen Volunteers Supply the Drive Society Needs

In January, when all the local schools were going back to class following the winter break, we started receiving requests from individual teens, school groups, and parent-youth groups – all looking for volunteer opportunities for MLK Day and beyond. Lucky for Activate Good, we were already working on just that. See, while everyone was binging […]

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Get ready for Our First Teen Summer Program {REGISTRATIONS OPEN!}

We are proud to announce the inaugural Teen Leadership & Service Program for summer 2017! The week-long, intensive teen summer program is designed for rising-freshmen, -sophomores, -juniors, and -seniors in high school, aiming to impart onto our future leaders the skills and drive needed to address community issues and to ensure that volunteerism is a part of everyday life. […]

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‘A City Girl’ Jacquelyn Blades Teaches DIY Furniture Repair at TROSA

‘A City Girl’ Jacquelyn Blades Teaches DIY Furniture Repair at TROSA

As you may remember from an earlier 2016 Pro Heroes post, TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers) is a multi-year residential program providing treatment, vocational training, education, counseling, mentoring, leadership training, and continuing care to substance abusers. The goal is to help those with a strong desire to change their lives by providing the […]

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