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Below are two first-hand stories from teachers in The Nourishing Place's ENHANCE After-school Tutoring program.  They show just two of the many examples of success that this program has achieved this year, and we're excited to share these, and more of ENHANCE's great work, with you as the year progresses.

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We’re thrilled with how 2016 went, so we want to take the chance to look back and celebrate some of our achievements before looking onward to 2017.  We hope you enjoy the ride!

If you missed Part One of our Year-In-Review blog, check it out here!

June was a pretty important month for United Way of South Mississippi, largely due to the fact that we introduced South Mississippi’s first ever Gulf Coast Dragon Boat Festival!  If you aren’t...

We’d planned on this year-end post being just one entry, but after looking at all the things we accomplished together in 2016, it was impossible to narrow it down.  So we decided to bring you two posts about our year to make sure we didn’t miss too much!  Thanks for reading, and thanks for being a part of such a great year! 

It’s hard to believe that 2016 is already coming to a close, but as the year ends we’d like to take the chance to look...

With every day that goes by, the Lopez family continues to be amazed by the development of their 2 year old daughter.  When she was younger, doctors told them that she would never walk. Anna was born with Dandy Walker Syndrome which is a congenital brain malformation involving the cerebellum at the back of the brain that controls movement. A young Anna underwent a surgery to put a shunt in her brain to help release the excess fluid.
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Taia has been a member of the Boys & Girls Club for four years. She is an academic superstar! Taia loves coming to the Club so that she can get help with school work and continue to excel. Thanks to her time at Stride Academy, Taia has improved her Reading and Language Arts grades, and she has made some great advancements in the process. She is now an Honor Roll student and strives to be great!  Taia was even awarded a certificate for having the...

For privacy reasons, we have changed the names of those involved in this Success Story.  Thank you for respecting their needs.
 
"Adam," a four-year-old male, enrolled into the Incredible Years Therapeutic Preschool during United Way of South Mississippi’s 2015-2016 grant cycle.  Adam's mom had recently left an abusive relationship and disclosed to Preschool Teacher that Adam had begun mimicking his father's abusive behaviors at...

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