Emily Paxton joined the APC team in October as an AmeriCorps Service Member with Help Me Grow (HMG). She is currently a student at Samford University, completing a joint program to receive a Masters in Social Work and a Bachelor’s in Sociology. She has served with Special Equestrians as a volunteer for the last two years and is excited about serving Birmingham in a new way through HMG!
Help Me Grow Alabama is a program of the Alabama Partnership for Children as an affiliate of the Help Me Grow National Network.
Help Me Grow Alabama is funded by the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education through the Preschool Development Grant, the Alabama Department of Human Resources, and the Alabama Department of Mental Health through a Project LAUNCH Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association. In addition, Help Me Grow Alabama is supported by an AmeriCorps State Grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service provided by The Governor's Office of Volunteer Services.