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Ada in Action: Rachel’s Story

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Rachel, a single mom with two children, is a domestic violence survivor. When she became homeless and turned to the Ada Jenkins Center, we partnered with her to find shelter, food, and financial assistance until she could stand on her own two feet again. Many client-partners use Ada Jenkins’ services, but we serve as an…

Ada in Action: Charlyn’s Story

Posted on: April 28, 2016

We firmly believe that education is the key to ending poverty, and we love working with client-partners like Charlyn to further their education! As a single mother, Charlyn came to the Ada Jenkins Center seeking employment, education and housing. She worked closely with one of our case managers to develop a plan to meet these…

Trips for Kids Bike Safety Clinic

Posted on: April 21, 2016

Biking and cycling are very popular in the Charlotte area, and it’s no different here in Davidson! We live in a very bike and pedestrian friendly town with access to the greenway, Fisher Farms Park trails, and trails surrounding Davidson College. To promote bicycle safety, Trips for Kids Charlotte teamed up with local officials, bike…

Ada in Action: A Dose of Hope

Posted on: April 17, 2016

The Ada Jenkins Center is a place for hope, and the video below helps convey this message. Wether you need food, help finding a job, or just a little bit of hope, the Ada Jenkins Center is here for you.

Ada in Action: Ada Cooks

Posted on: April 10, 2016

In this video we feature the “Ada Cooks” program. The Ada Jenkins Center teams up with Davidson College to teach and promote healthy life choices. The program includes cooking classes for children and adults, with a focus on healthy eating. In addition, we have doctors, researchers and nutritionists from Davidson and around the community get…

Thank You Janet!

Posted on: April 7, 2016

Janet McFadden was many things to many people, but mostly she was loved. For us at Ada Jenkins, she took care of many of our pets, but she also gave back to our community through Ada. In recent years for Christmas in Davidson, she sponsored our Christmas tree. She had even reached out a couple…

Ada in Action: The Ada Jenkins Center Video

Posted on: April 3, 2016

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Ada in Action: Ada’s Story

Posted on: March 27, 2016

This week we’re sharing a heartfelt letter we received from one of our clients. We love this type of feedback! The Ada Jenkins Center, It is with a huge sense of gratitude that I now write this long overdue note of praise and appreciation to the staff and volunteers at The Ada Jenkins Community Center.…

Ada in Action: Charlyn’s Story

Posted on: March 20, 2016

This week we’re sharing another story from another happy client. The Ada Jenkins Center takes great pride in what we do and we truly appreciate hearing back from those who we have helped. “Ada has meant the world to me. These are people who empower, who are knowledgeable, and who offer solutions and are aptly…

Ada in Action: Ivonne’s Story

Posted on: March 13, 2016

This week Ada in Action features another testimonial from one of the many people we have been able to help through a tough situation. We know that all people have the ability to improve their lives, and we are here to help them do so. “It means so much to me that I was able…