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The Importance of Summer Camps

Did you know that MAIF offers Summer Camps for underprivileged children in our community? Inspired through the Task Force recommendations and our Upward Mobility project we created projects allowing equal opportunity and ability for kids to grow up freely unencumbered by barriers to growth dreams and imagination. According to Parent Guide News “At camp, children gain valuable life skills. In fact, an organization called The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (comprising a group of businesses, education leaders, and policymakers) has found there is a large gap between the knowledge students learn in school and the skills they need to be successful in the 21st century. After extensive research, the organization determined that some of the skills necessary to become successful adults are communication, collaboration, creativity, leadership, socialization, and problem solving. All of these areas are fostered in the camp environment.” Help us change lives by making an impact today! Click [...]

2021-04-13T17:32:15-04:00April 16th, 2021|


In collaboration with Samaritan’s Feet our goal is to serve 300 people in need by washing their feet, giving them a new pair of shoes, and a message of hope! Let’s show those we serve that we care for them. The Samaritan’s Feet “Cares” platform is an opportunity to promote unity, togetherness, and reconciliation in cities across the nation. Government leaders, police officers, community members, and church leaders all come together to serve their neighbors. Save the date: Friday, March 29th 2019, 8:30 AM – 1 PM Huntersville, NC For additional information and to Make An Impact through volunteering or donating to the Huntersville Cares project please contact Tina@MakeAnImpactNow.org Make An Impact Foundation – PO Box 1959 – Davidson, NC 28036 www.MakeAnImpactNow.org

2019-07-25T16:01:42-04:00February 26th, 2019|


We are grateful for our Board Member Shawn Kennedy and his team working towards their incredible goal opening the Impact Center in Charlotte, NC, serving children and youth in our community. Their annual Enrichment Camps show the wonderful impact they are already making in the kids’ lives: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPPrbmQmUsY

2019-07-27T01:11:25-04:00October 5th, 2018|


As a part of the foundation’s My Playground initiative, grant funding used to infuse play into the lives of underprivileged children Six New Playgrounds Opening in the City of Flint Thanks to Make An Impact Foundation, Partner Organizations FLINT, MI – Today, the Make an Impact Foundation, the North Carolina-based non-profit dedicated to promoting the education and well-being of underserved children nationwide, confirmed that six new playgrounds will soon be opened at City of Flint locations. Each playground debut features grand opening festivities, including food and music, and the community is encouraged to attend. Children will be able to play on the equipment after the unveiling. Upcoming locations and ribbon-cutting ceremonies are as follows: Saturday, July 28th – Farnumwood Park – 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 1st – Eldorado Vista Park – 4 p.m. Saturday, August 4th – Cook Park – 2 p.m. Monday, August 6th – Clara Hilborn Park – [...]

2019-07-25T12:43:27-04:00July 27th, 2018|


In 2016 our #FlintKidsPlay Team built one playground at Berston fieldhouse. 2017 we doubled our impact with playgrounds at Hasselbring and Broome Park. How will we Make An Impact for the kids in Flint 2018? Stay tuned for more information or join our Impact Team and contact Matt at MMcPherson@MakeAnImpactNow.org Our partners include the United Way of Genesee County, The City of Flint, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, FOX66, NBC25, Flint and Genesee Chamber of Commerce, and Keep Genesee County Beautiful.

2019-07-27T01:18:24-04:00February 2nd, 2018|


May 16th, 2018 At NorthStone Country Club 15801 Northstone Dr, Huntersville, NC 28078 What is a Golf-a-thon? It’s fun, unique and simple: 36 golfers playing 100 holes of golf in one day for charity. Kind of like a “walk a thon”, the golfers will be requesting pledges based to how many holes they play or flat value donations. Our goal is for each golfer to raise $30 a hole, or a total of $3,000 in pledges for the cause. How can I participate? To sign up, please contact Tina@MakeAnImpactNow.org Are sponsorship packages available? To see the different sponsorship levels and/or unique sponsorship solutions, please contact Mmcpherson@MakeAnImpactNow.org

2019-07-27T01:18:35-04:00February 2nd, 2018|
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