The Hopewell Community Center was given an outdoor drinking fountain and all the kids have the same question: "Is this for us?!" YES!
In the US, over 30% of middle schoolers are without adult supervision after school. In Tennessee, only 31% of students reach proficiency in reading upon graduation. Our response to these startling statistics and the need evident within our own neighborhood was to launch CASE, an after school program, this fall. Learn more about CASE in the this article and photo story, written and photographed by Kelly Jobe.
During the last few months, Rylan Aaseby has combined his aptitude for skateboarding with his capacity for building in order to benefit young people through constructing a skatepark for the Hopewell neighborhood, where the G.O.D. Int’l headquarters is based. Our enthusiasm for this skatepark is rooted in our desire to be a transformative presence in the neighborhood by giving young people a safe venue to enjoy physical activity and develop friendships.