Clarkston Community Center Foundation Inc

Rating: 4.97 stars   29 reviews

Issues: Sports

Location: 3701 College Ave Clarkston GA 30021 USA

Mission: provide art, education, recreation and community building to Clarkston and Greater DeKalb County residents
Results: renovated 1920 school building, 100% increase in the number of people served from 2010 to 2011, added two new initiatives Clarkston Food Security Initiative and Clarkston Youth Initiative to address two chronic problems faced by our community members.
Target demographics: low income families, working families, culturally and ethnically diverse and under-served community, limited English proficiencymen and women aged 5 and above.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 18,000
Geographic areas served: Clarkston and greater metro DeKalb county in Georgia
Programs: Student Success Program includes Afterschool Program, GED/Advanced ESL program, Clarkston Youth Initiaitve, Open Play Clarkston Food Security Initiative - includes Food Bank, Food Coop, Farmers Market, Community Garden Senior Refugee Program Art hub for artists and performers Health and entertainment events including Tai-Chi, Zumba, Uhuru dancers, Blue grass festival and more
2013 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

I serve with a non-profit organization geared toward empowering, educating and supporting refugee women as they navigate pregnancy and childbirth in the US. The Clarkston Community Center has been a tremendous gift to us and the women we serve. The CCC provides a wonderful space for us to host classes serving refugee women. They are friendly, reliable and go out of their way for us. They are truly committed to the Clarkston community and reflect its diversity. I highly recommend becoming involved with the many activities and resources provided through the CCC!!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

CCC is a unique place for cultures to intersect. As I walk down the hall to a synagogue choir rehearsal I pass a large room and hear powerful African drumming . I see people coming in from the ecologically advanced designed community garden and see children playing and older adults in conversation. It is a true blessing to the community. The summer market is also a collection of multicultural experiences and goods.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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development (Nonprofit Staff) wrote:

Thank you for this beautifully worded remarks Gayanne! We love the CBH chorus and everything it stands for! Looking forward to more performances in the future!