Lights on Afterschool 2019

Monday, November 4, 2019

Did you know that after going to afterschool programs: 68% of students improve their homework completion and class participation 60% of students improve their classroom behavior 1 in 2 students improve their math and reading scores* Afterschool deserves to be celebrated! On October 24, 2019 more than 10,000 communities and 1 million Americans celebrated afterschool … Read More

Exploring Atlanta

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Earlier this month, WINGS took to the city! Through the generosity of donors like you, hundreds of WINGS kids visited the Georgia Aquarium, Fernbank Museum, and the World of Coca-Cola — many for the very first time. We think field trips are one of the best tools we can use to provide students with positive … Read More

Let’s Go! Wings Across America Launch Party & Premiere

Thursday, October 24, 2019

On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 we gathered supporters and friends together to premiere the special virtual visit to WINGS – an educational video produced in partnership with Discovery Education – at The American Theater in downtown Charleston. Available nationwide starting September 26, 2019, this video is the first of its kind and takes students all … Read More

Meet Gigi: WINGS Grandmother

Thursday, May 23, 2019

The majority of WINGS kids come from single-parent homes and the single caregiver is often an older sibling or grandparent. This is the situation for two current WINGS kids who are being raised by their grandmother, or Gigi as they call her. Every day, Gigi takes the bus to WINGS to pick up her grandkids, … Read More