"The child who is not embraced by the village, will burn it down to feel it's warmth."
McBride Impact believes that equity, education, equality, and employment are key to address the multitude of obstacles in underserved communities.
Learn to operate a camera, including focus adjusting and aperture, film rewinding, loading, and the darkroom facility photo development.
Get a FREE camera after program completion!
Project-based Learning By “Readership"
The Whimsical Factory of Global Thinkers
A program for kids who love to read! Participants read books and complete projects based on the book they read. Students read the Wright Brothers book and created a scale model replica of the airplane described in the book. A fun, interactive strategy to encourage reading while gaining team-building skills.
If You Can Read You Can Lead!
Mobile Library & Reading Lab
An interactive, cool way for students to enjoy books. Come aboard and select a book to take home. Adults can also get books to go; an area for kids to sit and read is provided.
10 for 10 Youth Leadership Academy
New program info coming soon
Irrigation Education & Horticultural
Subsurface Drip Irrigation Green technology that waters grass underground to the roots.
Learn methods to add water to semi-arid or an arid region’s water supply while understanding delivery and cost rates of irrigation districts. Participating families increase their income and vegetable consumption by growing produce and opening a farmers’ market. Business and horticultural skill development, health and food safety, marketing, and leadership development is acquired.
Develop technical skills & apply classroom concepts to practical situations.
The media and design program helps advance students' coursework in art, computer science, and communication. Create visuals, build a website, use drones, write targeted messages, and enhance media and web skills through graphic design and photography. Showcase the work through portfolio-building and hands-on learning opportunities.
Kids create their own SUPERHERO!
Kids create their own superheroes then write and illustrate a comic book based on those characters!
Free Schools Supplies & Haircuts
The official back to school drive in its 8th year! Kids ages 5+ are given backpacks full of school supplies and a voucher to metro area barbershops and hair salons for a free cut or style!
After School Program making an IMPACT
McBride Impact tutors, mentors, and provides a safe place for kids Monday- Thursday during after school hours. A Toy Drive is connected to the program that provided over 1K kids and 500 families with gifts last holiday season.
Make a dessert company or ice cream shop!
Kids facilitate a dessert company that makes Mason Jar Ice Cream. Costs, product development, marketing, and graphic design are covered in this curriculum.
Gang Prevention, Intervention, & Suppression
P.R.E.P. Peer Run Escape Program
McBride Impact's gang prevention/ intervention, and suppression initiative. Participating youth learn cultural identity, relationship building, and anger management.
Work at Cafe' IMPACT!
Culinary Arts ClassSpecialized After School Prevention
Run Café Impact, a restaurant located inside the culinary arts school. Learn about nutrition, cooking techniques, seasonings, flavorings, and culinary laws. Safety and sanitation principles prepare students for food-service career opportunities.
Connect students with peers from around the world.
Internatonal Pen Pals
IMPACT your student with the gift of cross-cultural experiences, global awareness, and technological collaboration skills. Students chat, build friendships and collaborate through online lessons.