WINGS - Women Initiating and Nurturing Growth through Scholarships
Women Initiating and Nurturing Growth through Scholarships (WINGS) is a program for non-traditional female students facing economic challenges. This life-changing program helps them improve their circumstances through education in Charlotte-area universities.
Through our Tech Therapy program, Apparo has helped ensure academic success and economic mobility for the Scholars since 2014 by providing laptop sourcing, set up, and training.
Impact Update: Checking in with The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina
Seeking ways to engage and support homebound individuals living with Lupus, The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina participated and Apparo's 2016 Technology Innovation Award (now the Mission Possible Award program.) The impact of this work is still being felt today.
Impact Update: OMITT Trade School, Apparo and Duke Energy
OMITT leadership reached out to Apparo with a dream of a computer lab that would allow them to expand their job training programs, helping more recently incarcerated and other under-prepared individuals embark on life-sustaining careers.
Apparo, Bank of America and Habitat Charlotte
Habitat Charlotte reached out to Apparo for help to improve their processes so that more families could find housing they could afford in the long term. Bank of America stepped in to help.
Leveraging technology to create positive social change.
Recent Projects & Nonprofit Partner Updates
Access To Success Foundation received help identifying an integrated donor management system from Centric Consulting.
Enjoy this review of Apparo’s positive impact on Charlotte over the Summer of 2021.
Jabian Consulting volunteers conducted an assessment and mapping of Restore Global’s data-related processes, helping increase their impact by 80%.
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Every quarter Apparo curates the impact you – our donors, volunteers, word-of-mouthers, and overall advocates – have made possible. We hope you enjoy!
As the winner of the 2019 Mission Possible Award, Ada Jenkins Center received $10,000 USD and $50,000 worth of pro bono Accenture consulting.