"The child who is not embraced by the village, will burn it down to feel it's warmth."

-African Proverb-

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

Business Training

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.

Media/Graphic Design

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!

Comic Book/Anime

Kids create their own superheroes then write and illustrate a comic book based on those characters!

Free Schools Supplies & Haircuts

F.R.E.S.H. 101

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

CityWide Network

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 Creations

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


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 Class

Specialized 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.