Meet Sh’Kur: WINGS Alum and Future Mayor of Charleston

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Alumni Story: Sh’Kur Sh’Kur calls WINGS for Kids a “life-changing” experience because it introduced him to college role models. We call Sh’Kur inspiring, hard-working, and kind – among many other things. Take two minutes to hear why Sh’Kur has our vote.

A principal hugs two students while seated at her desk.

A Principal’s Perspective on WINGS

Friday, February 23, 2018

Lynn Owings: School Principal and WINGS Cheerleader “When our children first walked into school, no one was smiling, heads were down. They go through a lot of traumatic experiences on a daily basis. WINGS gave them a safe place to feel loved.” Watch Principal Owings dive into why she really loves WINGS.

DIY: 3 Steps to Find Focus

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Need to get your groove back? Getting back into a groove takes time – and focus. Our social emotional learning coaches provide three steps and real-life examples to help you feel settled. Being able to remain in control and focused when life gets shaken up is a critical skill that not only helps you stay calm … Read More

Community Spotlight: Coastal Lacrosse

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Partners in Opportunity WINGS Afterschool utilizes experts in our communities to lead Enrichment Time twice a week. For many of our students, we’re exposing them to activities they would not otherwise experience. Like lacrosse, a sport historically reserved for upper class, suburban communities. In partnership with Coastal Lacrosse, WINGS kids learn the fundamentals of lacrosse in a fun … Read More