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Children's Restoration Network Presentation

  1. 1. Children’s Restoration Network Serving Metro Atlanta’s homeless children since 1993
  2. 2. Children’s Restoration Network  The Mission of Children's Restoration Network is to offer hope and support, enabling children and their mothers to break the cycle of homelessness by empowering them to become part of mainstream society as active, productive citizens through programs and special events designed to address their academic, emotional, and physical needs.  We work with over 3,700 homeless children throughout 18 metro-Atlanta counties each year.
  3. 3. HeadSmart: Education is the key to breaking the cycle of homelessness Through our Back 2 School, Project One on One, and New Hope Scholarship programs, Children’s Restoration Network helps homeless children escape lives of homelessness.
  4. 4. Back 2 School CRN provides homeless children with the supplies and equipment to succeed in school.
  5. 5. Project One on One Project One on One matches children living in group homes and shelters with a caring mentor who will help them develop and improve their reading and math skills.
  6. 6. Project One on One cont. Mentors also develop meaningful social relationships with these children and take them on educational and social outings.
  7. 7. New Hope Scholarship CRN provides scholarships to homeless students who wish to further their education or develop occupational skills through attending a 2-year or 4-year college or a trade or technical school.
  8. 8. Agency strengths  We serve over 3,700 homeless children throughout 18 metro-Atlanta counties each year.  We have achieved Charity Navigator's highest rating, 4 stars! Less than 25% of Charities earn this rating, from the most respected evaluator of charities in the country.  94% of our budget goes directly to programs. HeadSmart strengths  Project One on One mentors over 240 homeless children at 32 sites each week.  From our 15th Annual Back 2 School Campaign, we distributed 1,801 new book bags filled with new school supplies.  Since 2005, we have given out 34 New Hope Scholarships and have had 2 New Hope Scholarship Graduates and anticipate New Hope Scholarship Graduates each year.
  9. 9. Agency challenges  Small staff  Economic Times  Providing services for the growing number of homeless children and homeless women with children in metro-Atlanta.  Homeless children and homeless mothers with children make up two of the largest growing segments of the homeless population nationwide.
  10. 10. HeadSmart Project Budget Including New Hope Scholarship, Back 2 School, and Project One on One Children’s Restoration Network requests $25,000 from the Country Club of the South. This includes:  Project One on One Coordinator salary: $8,000  New Book Bags and School Supplies: $3,000  Mentor-student extracurricular activities: $5,000  3 New Hope Scholarships: $6,000  Non-tuition funding for New Hope Scholarships: $3,000 The funding requested is part of a $124,973.00 project.
  11. 11. Children’s Restoration Network’s Income • Churches: $6,000.00 1% • Corporate Donations: $205,544.00 33% • Corporate Grants: $27,500.00 5% • Foundation Grants: $185,836.00 30% • Individuals: $142,092.00 24% • Project One on One: $40,000.00 7%
  12. 12. Prior Country Club of the South Charity Guild Funding: • For the 2007-2008 year, we received $40,000.00 • This money was used for Project One on One and New Hope Scholarships.
  13. 13. Agency Expenses  Program Services  $1,853,206  94% of total expenses  Management and General  $54,252  3% of total expenses  Fundraising  $73,802  3% of total expenses