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20 Mar, 2018  /  by Upstate Family Resource Center

Roya Fayazzi, Financial Stability Navigator We assist with more than just the immediate needs at the Upstate Resource Center. My days typically start at 8 am. When I arrive at ...

Broad River Electric Donates to 14 Local Charities
08 Dec, 2017  /  by Upstate Family Resource Center

Members’ contributions provide $22,500 in grants Gaffney, SC, December 5, 2017: Broad River Electric Charities has distributed $22,800 from its Operation Round Up® fund to local charities this holiday season. The ...

AmeriCorps Wants You!
20 Jul, 2017  /  by Upstate Family Resource Center

Heard about AmeriCorps?  According to Wikipedia, AmeriCorps is: a civil society program supported by the U.S. federal government, foundations, corporations, and other donors engaging adults in public service work with a ...

15 Jun, 2017  /  by Upstate Family Resource Center

We are just a week and a half away from the first Upstate Fam Jam! And let me tell you–we are excited! The Upstate Family Resource Center and the Melting ...

Reality Check
21 Apr, 2017  /  by Upstate Family Resource Center

Angie Duncan, GED Instructor It started as a simple question to one of our GED students: “What career are you interested in pursuing after graduation?” We ask that question of ...

13 Mar, 2017  /  by Upstate Family Resource Center

Angie Jones, Parent Educator (District 2) I am rooting for Alexis. She is a 29 year old single mother of 2 children. Alexis receives SSI due to several medical conditions. ...

17 Jan, 2017  /  by Upstate Family Resource Center

We have enormous potential to be a shining star. By KELLEY EZELL Executive Director As 2017 begins, I find myself looking back before I look forward. I remember, as a ...

18 Oct, 2016  /  by Upstate Family Resource Center

Do you have some extra time in the morning? Have great organizational skills? Are you a people person? Do you like mentoring? Then we need you!!!! Harvest Family Ministries is ...

Paint Night for UFRC!
18 Oct, 2016  /  by Upstate Family Resource Center

Fall for Fall with a fun Girl’s Night Out while helping your Resource Center raise funds to help impact poverty! $30 per person Includes all painting supplies (Canvas, paint, brushes, ...

STRIDES Tutoring Program

stridesWe are excited to introduce STRIDES is an educational program that provides individual academic instruction to children and youth who are at risk for academic failure. STRIDES will evaluate each student to determine their current level of performance. Then, working closely with the parent, a unique program is created that takes into consideration any special needs or disabilities that need to be addressed. An experienced instructor is matched to each student based on their unique needs and they will meet for a minimum of two hours per week.
STRIDES believes that all children should have access to individualized instruction, so they offer a sliding fee scale based on a family’s ability to pay.

Melanie and I are overjoyed for the continuing progress Jacob is making with his reading, in spite of his challenges. Equally important is the ‘light’ in his eyes when he talks about being able to read. Only six months ago there was a look of dull resignation.
 Another ‘plus’ is that he never complains about going to work on his reading with Mrs. Arney or Dr. Everett … we believe he, like other children, can sense when someone really cares.—Comment from STRIDES Parent

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