The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Communities In Schools of the Midlands is working to change the picture by surrounding students with a community of support empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
Communities In Schools of the Midlands (CIS of the Midlands) is a local non-profit organization that links children, families and schools with the resources needed for academic and social success. Many students face challenges to reaching their full potential. Problems such as family dysfunction, peer pressure, poverty and learning disabilities burden not only the student's ability to learn but the teachers ability to teach. These students need access to additional services such as tutors, lunch buddies, service learning projects, and after school programs. CIS of the Midlands builds the caring relationships needed to prepare students for lifelong success. CIS of the Midlands is a part of a national network of local programs. Communities In Schools National is the nation's leading community-based organization helping kids stay in school and prepare for life.