The Mission of A Better World is to

rescue at-risk kids in West Charlotte from lives of despair by enriching their physical, mental and spiritual development. We aim to unite communities, parents, and schools behind the common goal of improving kids’ futures.



Our Impact

0% Graduation Rate
0% Children and Families have access to receive hygiene and basic necessities
0% Students Promoted to the next grade
0 Days to Increase reading grade by one full level with i-Ready
Our after-school program starts Monday, 8/27! To ensure your child a spot, click the blue button below to download our application and either drop it off at 4527 Freedom Drive or email it to!

Stories From Around ABW


Sean Gabriel, a rising sixth grader at ABW, is one of the more thoughtful, introspective kids in the program. He asks why, works hard and appreciates his classmates and teachers.

“There’s good teachers and good students,” he says of the ABW staff. “You don’t have to come here and worry about hiding your feelings.”

Sean has bought into everything ABW has to offer, including the academic support, counseling and spiritual guidance.

“The other kids give me comfort. If I need someone to talk to, the staff and students give me that.” The ABW community is lucky to have Sean, just as lucky as he is to have ABW!

Want to help?


Providing families with safe, effective and cost-friendly after-school care is critical to our success and the success of our students. Therefore, we rely on donations to keep enriching the lives of our students! Our students are provided with a hot meal five days per week, an iReady account that they can use to improve math and literacy skills, toiletries to last the months, classroom supplies and qualified and caring teachers to meet their needs. Your donation is critical to unite communities, parents, and schools behind the common goal of improving kids’ futures. Please consider donating today!


Anybody can volunteer to work with kids in A Better World from the hours of 2:30-6:00 Monday-Friday. Volunteers can become a reading buddy, work with kids as a one-on-one tutor or help teachers as a classroom assistant. If you can’t make a weekly commitment, we also need volunteers to assist in our Family Fun nights once a month on Thursdays through the school months from 6-8:30p.  All volunteers must be background checked and cleared before working with the kids.  You can get more information by clicking on the button below and filling out the contact form.

To view our 990 Tax Forms, click here: 990 Tax Forms

If you’d like to volunteer or you have a question, please fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch soon.  Thank you for your interest in A Better World.