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Volunteer Spotlight

Giving On and Off the Court

July 25, 2019

Rachel Rodriguez has been a loyal volunteer at Alexander Youth Network for more than 20 years. Rachel found Alexander during a difficult time in her life and she decided to turn her frustrations into helping others. Initially, she served as a mentor but eventually became a Lunch Buddy. In her time with Alexander, she has […]

Generations of Support – A Legacy of Impact

July 24, 2019

Al Winget and his family have been involved with Alexander Youth Network for generations. As a child, he frequently visited campus where his mother was a volunteer. During this time he would help with small projects on campus or deliver in-kind gifts for his mom. When Al graduated college, he worked for Alexander briefly before […]

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Realizing Impact

July 24, 2019

Alexander Youth Network hosts Cocktails & Conversation to share impact with donors and volunteers. On Wednesday, June 5, Board Member Andy Young and his wife, Court, hosted Alexander Children’s Foundation’s Annual Cocktails & Conversation event. The evening gives donors and Board Members an opportunity to learn first-hand from Alexander staff about our 12 programs and […]

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Building a Bridge for Families and Children to Heal

May 28, 2019

Alexander Youth Network Supports Children & Families With The Beth Jones Family Cottages. Alexander Youth Network encourages parents and family members to be committed and involved throughout the treatment process of their children while in our programs. We believe that in order to promote healing, our kids need the support of their entire family.  We […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Service for a Lifetime, Impact for Forever

February 12, 2018

“Our fingerprints don’t fade from the lives we touch.” – Judy Blume You just don’t see many 90-year old women driving a burnt orange Hummer. And if you called it orange, friends say Hazel would remind you it was in fact ‘Solar Flare’. Often spotted jumping into her mammoth vehicle for a quick trip from […]

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