Come see Jumping Dreams Live in Charlotte, Nc Saturday May.6,2023
Jumping Dreams is a youth organization founded in 2017 by Angelicka Crawford and Dominique Artis, former champion jump rope sisters. The idea for the organization came from their love for jumping rope and the desire to give back to their community. Initially, it started as a hobby, but it soon turned into a full-time business that provides a safe and positive environment for kids to express themselves, stay active, and learn the importance of good citizenship. As black women originally from Connecticut now Charlotte natives, saw the need for physical fitness, emotional support, and mentoring youth in their community. Childhood obesity, bullying, and suicide rates among school-aged youth are rising, and the need to be the change they want to see in their community led to the formation of Jumping Dreams. Through partnerships with local organizations and schools, they provide mentorship to children and guide them toward building their confidence and self-esteem.
The mentorship aspect of Jumping Dreams is one of its most important aspects. The program focuses on meeting children where they are and building them up from there. The mentorship program is designed to help kids feel seen, heard, and valued. They offer a safe space for children to express themselves and to talk about any problems they might be facing. The impact of this program has been profound, with many children experiencing positive changes in their behavior, attitude, and self-esteem.
Running Jumping Dreams has been a rewarding experience for the founders. The opportunity to be on national television, like the Jennifer Hudson show, has been a highlight of their journey. Creating a salary for themselves and providing summer jobs for their Dreamers has been fulfilling. They are also proud of the fact that they are contributing to the development of great citizens of their community.
If you want to get involved with Jumping Dreams and support the program, there are several ways to do so. You can subscribe or donate to their website , www.jumpingdreamsdd.org. You can also follow their social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram (@jumpingdreamsdd). They are always looking for volunteers to help with events, fundraising, marketing, and other ways to join the team. Their program is usually connected to youth organizations, and their competitive kids sign up annually from September to June, practicing on Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly. umping Dreams is a youth organization that provides a safe and positive environment for children to express themselves, stay active, and learn the importance of good citizenship. The mentorship program helps children build their confidence and self-esteem, providing them with a safe space to talk about any problems they might be facing. If you are interested in supporting the program, you can subscribe and donate to their gofundme https://gofund.me/1ea0935f follow their social media accounts, or volunteer to help with events, fundraising, or marketing. Catch Jumping Dreams performing live at The Melanin Market May.6th at Harding University located on 2001 Alleghany st! Doors open between 11am-6pm we hope to see everyone there !