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Volunteer Spotlight – Virginia Molan

April 8, 2019

Virgina Molan – Junior League  Virgina has been a volunteer at Alexander Youth Network for more than five years as a member of the Junior League of Charlotte AYN Committee Chair. This past year she joined the Alexander Children’s Foundation Board of Directors. Virginia is a local to Charlotte, NC and is a Campus Recruiting Consultant […]

“That Is Why I Show Up”

April 4, 2019

One hour each week is all it takes to make a difference in a child’s life. That one-hour-a-week has become a lifeline for one of our lunch buddies and longtime staff member Chris Prysock. For about a year, Chris has been a lunch buddy to one of our kids, Casey*. Although Chris works on an […]

Thank You For Celebrating Our Kids

April 4, 2019

Alexander Youth Network Impact Video 2018 On Thursday, March 7th, over 500 guests gathered at the Westin Ballroom in Uptown Charlotte to celebrate the kids of Alexander Youth Network and life-changing work of our staff. Craig Bass, our CEO, spoke about the status of children’s mental health in North Carolina. He shared how Alexander is […]

What “The Red Shirts” Mean To Alexander

April 4, 2019

Thanks to the generosity of more than 50 colleagues from Wells Fargo, the children in Psychiatric Residential Treatment and Charlotte Day Treatment have been able to participate in over seven different group activities over the course of three weeks. During their visits, volunteers hosted cookie baking, arts and crafts, and games including a kickball challenge […]

The Gift of Giving Year Round

April 4, 2019

They miss big holidays like Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and Easter but also birthdays and little celebrations too. Many of the children we serve at Alexander Youth Network are away from their family for extended periods of time. Despite being away from family, our kids are fortunate enough to have the Angel Network. Through the Angel Network […]

Meet Graham – Animals At Alexander Youth Network

April 2, 2019

  Graham – Pet Therapy 2 year old Labrador Retriever/ Boxer Mix who visits Psychiatric Residential Treatment and hopes to start visiting Charlotte Day Treatment soon. How often do you visit Alexander? Graham visits on the weekends to come to play with kiddos in the residential program.   What is your favorite activity with the […]

North Carolina Honors CEO, N. Craig Bass

March 11, 2019

CEO, N. Craig Bass, is inducted into The Order of The Long Leaf Pine Society. The Order of the Long Leaf Pine Society, is the most prestigious award in North Carolina. The award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the state and their communities through their exemplary service and exceptional accomplishments. On […]

The Love of Music – Providing Self-Expression to Children at Alexander Youth Network

March 11, 2019

One staff member’s love of music has provided coping to the children of Alexander Youth Network. “I play music in my classroom most of the day. They even ask me to play jazz for them now.” – Dorian Jones, Certified Drumming Therapist. Dorian Jones started at Alexander working third shift on the weekends. After 10 […]

5 Arguments for Virtual Case Management at Alexander Youth Network

February 7, 2019

Alexander Youth Network Manages Behavioral Health Services – Before, During, and After Treatment. Alexander Youth Network is unique in that it offers an integrated behavioral service model for children and families. Through our model, we are able to provide children and their families a variety of services without having to transfer them or their families […]

Healing Children While Helping Dogs

January 30, 2019

How Alexander’s Bark and Heal program is innovating pet therapy to heal children affected by trauma “The youth, in general, have had a natural instinct to want to care for the dogs. They have experienced an empathic response, unlike that with their peers.” – Lori Douglas, Program Director of the Bark and Heal program at […]

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