We thank each and every one of our 2021 Annual Fund donors. Without you, My Kid’s Club would not be able to provide the academic, emotional and social support our students need for a successful school career. You are our HEROES!

INVENTION LEVEL DONORS

Ella Ann L. and Frank B. Holding Foundation
Robert P. Holding Foundation

INSPIRATION LEVEL DONORS

Billy and Sandy Baker
Lynn Daniels
Deacon Jones Auto Group
Gina Dearborn
Keith and Angela Dimsdale
Fluor Corporation
Bill and Amy Galloway
Interstate Outdoor, Inc.
Wendy Kelly
Mast Law Firm
Dr. and Mrs. Dicky Parrish
Jim and Sandra Peedin
Dana Riley
John and Meg Scovil
Thad and Jan Woodard

IMAGINATION LEVEL DONORS

Jonathan Breeden
Chick-Fil-A
Elton Cooke
Neal and Margaret Haworth
David Lasater
Mike and Gene Rackel
Alfred and Joyce Snipes
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Town of Selma
Arinn and Chris Widmayer

INGENUITY LEVEL

Dr. Gettys Cohen, Jr.
Shirley Cohen
Glenn and Dionne Fortner
Roger Pope
Eric and Pamela Sellers
Sound Station & Security

ILLUMINATION LEVEL DONORS

Joe and Gail Austin
Matica Barkin
Thornton Beroth
Kay and Terry Carroll
Country Superstars 102.3 WKJO-FM
Thomas Crumpler
Rebecca Davis
Allison Elsee
Susan Engle
Cecil Hinnant
Al Gaskill
Warren and Genie Grimes
Ruth Little
David and Mildred Lockett
Thomas Moore
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Marett
Luther and Wanda Massengill
Commodore H. Monk
Jane P. Murphy
James Oldham, DDS
Parrish Cleaning Services
Petroleum Equipment Service
Gary Ridout
Louise Sauls
Carl and Vickie Simmons
Sandra Temple
Laquitta Thomas
Quinton Wall
Charles Wilkins
William White
Jim and Lanie Woodard

INSIGHTFUL LEVEL DONORS

Sandra Altman
Curtis and Cindy Brookshire
Will Crocker
Carolyn Ennis
Canaan Huie
Kay Joyner
Rob Lockwood and Katie Lakey
Ray and Marilyn Lakey
Dawn Morris
Angela Piper
Wayne and Jane Ricks
John Stearley
David and Mary Stephens
Amanda Torgler
David Wiley III
Mary Windley
Alecia Zucker

2021 Annual Fund Campaign

DEAR FRIEND,

In November of last year My Kid’s Club gained a new member, Francisco. Francisco was referred to us by his school counselor because he had only logged on to his online classes twice since his school switched to remote learning. He had essentially been absent from school for four months.

We were thrilled to welcome Francisco to the Club. He got one-on-one help logging on to his class and specific time allotted for online learning. His teacher was delighted to see him attend his first live session; she told him how handsome he was because she had never seen him before. We put together a set of supplies for him to store at the Club and use every day – laptop, materials, and books.

Francisco has been attending MKC for five months now and is doing his daily assignments, attending his virtual classroom sessions, eating three meals a day, and having fun growing and learning with other children.

There are more Franciscos in our community than we know.

We’ve been in the midst of a pandemic for more than a year now and our community’s students are struggling. When Johnston County Schools went virtual, MKC transitioned from an after-school club to an all-day learning center open from 7:30am-6:30pm on weekdays. We became a home base for families as they tried to navigate through job loss, food insecurity, lack of childcare, and concern for their children’s well-being.

We are proud to say since March 2020 we have:

  • Supported more than 130 elementary and middle school students in all-day and after-school learning, plus another 120 spaces for 2021 in-person summer camps.
  • Served over 10,000 meals and 14,000 snacks to our students to offset pandemic-related food scarcity.
  • Maintained a supply of 60 laptops and other tech equipment to allow students to access their virtual classrooms while at the Club, plus provided tech support to families for at-home access.

As we look towards another year filled with uncertainty, we are asking for your help to provide stability for some of our community’s most vulnerable children. We’re pleased to announce the My Kid’s Club 2021 Annual Fund Campaign kicks off April 10 and runs through July 30.

We invite you to join us in helping prepare Johnston County’s next generation for the challenges ahead by making a tax-deductible gift to My Kid’s Club today. There is no better investment we can make than in our future.

Sincerely and with thanks,

My Kid’s Club Board of Directors

Why Give to My Kid’s Club?

Who we are tomorrow depends on what we do today. We will never be content with low-resource Johnston County students falling through a statistical crack into a cycle of poverty and lost potential. We need help from the community to ensure we can provide the consistency, creativity and commitment that are the hallmarks of My Kid’s Club. As our Club grows, so does our budget – and the need for your support. We’re asking you to help them see further and dream bigger.

Want to hear more about where your donation goes?

Visit us at www.facebook.com/mykidsclubjoco.

The mission of My Kid’s Club is to encourage and empower youth to grow in character and understanding through studies and opportunities for academic success, civic engagement and habits that underscore healthy living to achieve their potential as responsible and caring citizens.

My Kid’s Club is 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Our federal tax id # is 83-2337004.

All contributions are 100% tax deductible.