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Heart Celebrates 10 Years and Counting with Keynote Speaker Event


On Thursday, February 22nd, Heart Math Tutoring celebrated 10 years of service in Charlotte with a special keynote speaker event at The Revelry North End; thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate! We loved having the opportunity to gather with Heart tutors, donors, teachers, staff, and community partners to celebrate your collective impact and hear keynote speaker Deborah Peart’s inspirational words:

“We want to make sure that students recognize that they can embrace mathematics as a part of their identity they

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Celebrate Ten Years and Counting with HMT!


Heart Math Tutoring is thrilled to be celebrating our 10-year anniversary in 2023! Over 5,000 Charlotte students have received individualized math support and mentorship since 2013 thanks to support from Heart’s dedicated volunteers, donors, and school partners.

Thank you for your ongoing support and your collective impact in helping Charlotte students have successful academic experiences. We hope that you will join us throughout the year to celebrate!

  • Heart Math Tutoring Welcome Event (Wednesday, October 25th from 5:30-7:00 PM at Midnight Mulligan Brewing)
  • Tenth Anniversary
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National Education News Source, The 74, Features Heart Math Tutoring


We are excited to have the work of Heart volunteers and staff highlighted in a recent article by national education news source The 74. The article focuses on the impact of volunteers as tutors and recognizes Heart as an Accelerate grant recipient. Heart’s CEO, Emily Elliott Gaffney, is interviewed; she shares how the Accelerate grant will support Heart in scaling geographically and connecting more students with tutors: “[Heart is] excited to contribute to the research related to volunteer-delivered tutoring. We have found volunteers … continue reading

2023/24 Volunteer Recruitment Kickoff- Sign up to tutor today!


Heart is excited to officially begin recruiting and training 1,500 volunteers to partner with 1,300 students in the 2023/24 school year! Heart tutors will support students at 26 Charlotte area elementary schools with building foundational math skills and gaining the confidence needed for long-term academic success.

With just 1 hour per week from October to April, you can make an impact! Heart provides everything you need – tutor training, a fun, hands-on curriculum, and an on-site Program Coordinator for support. If you are local to … continue reading

2022/23 Program Results


We are excited to announce 2022/23 Charlotte program results and celebrate a successful year of tutoring! In 2022/23, 1,241 volunteer tutors contributed nearly 19,000 hours of 1:1 tutoring sessions. Donors and funding partners provided resources for 982 students at 26 schools to receive high quality, individualized tutoring at no cost to their families. Most importantly, Heart students persevered to build math skills and confidence!

At a glance:

  • 96% of students grew in two or more concepts, meeting program growth goals
  • 92% of teachers believe their
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