Posted on 10 December 2014.
Posted in Church news, kids, Photo of the Day
Posted on 21 November 2014.
Children at the A2S after-school program in Benin City, Nigeria, enjoy a hot meal (A2S photo)
By JONATHAN COX
When one of the students at Access 2 Success‘s after-school program in Benin City, Nigeria, fainted from hunger during class, the non-profit’s founder and former Davidson College basketball player Andrew Lovedale decided that the program needed to offer hot meals along with classes.
It costs just $1 for a nutritious meal in Benin, and sometimes the meal a child gets at the A2S after-school program will be the only one they get that day. To fund the hot meals program, A2S launched the first annual “Meal-a-thon” fundraiser in 2013. The second annual Meal-a-thon Nov. 25 to Dec. 31 aims to raise enough money to provide 40,000 meals to children in the after-school program during 2015.
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Posted in Davidson and the World, Davidson College, Fund-raisers
Posted on 20 November 2014.
Posted in Calendar, Church news, Downtown & old Davidson