Youth Entrepreneur ProgramNew Vision Community Youth Entrepreneur Program currently includes two entities, which are 1) Pallet Art(creating unique and custom made pieces from pallets) and 2) the growing of organic produce (vegetables). The youth are awarded stipends for their interest and participation. /p>
Good360New Vision has partnered with Good360 in their mission to link donor resources to enhance, empower and restore communities and people in need.
Good360 receives donations from thousands of large and small companies; including half of the Fortune 100 technology, retail, and consumer corporations. They distribute these donations to more than 150,000 community charities across the United States and throughout the world. New Vision has received donations from companies such as Talbots, Bed, Bath and Beyond and Home Depot. Good360 is a donation program that addresses the household needs of youth, the sick and senior citizens. Products from Good360 cannot be sold or auctioned.
New Vision Community Food PantryNew Vision in collaboration with Harvest Hope Food Bank distributes food to the community on the third Tuesday of each month.
Hunger in South Carolina is a major issue and with so many currently unemployed or underemployed; efforts such as New Vision's is vitally important. New Vision Community Food Pantry distributes food to approximately 200 plus family each month. There is also an emergency aspect of the program for persons who are in need based on emergencies such as fire or other unexpected services.
The preparation for distribution as well as the day of distribution is managed by the senior citizens of the community.
After School Homework and Activities Program
- Returning August 2021/2022The After School Homework and Activities Program provides after school tutoring and activities for youth 7-17, five days a week. Four schools in Darlington County are served in this program. New Vision staff is given permission by the parents to contact school officials with any concerns relating to the academic progress of the children. A computer lab is also available for the youth to assist them as they strive to reach their potential.
This program exposes the participants to life experiences through day trips to various areas locally and throughout the Pee Dee Region.
The After School Homework and Activities Program offers adolescents and teens a safe haven environment. Approximately 30 youth participate in the program when school is in session. Volunteers are welcome and essential to the success of this program.