How You Can Help

There are more ways than one. Donations of time, money, or supplies will help these kids become stronger students. Together we can help break the cycle of poverty and change their families for generations.


  • Tutors during the school year to help students with their home work
  • Teen Club mentors
  • Kitchen and housekeeping volunteers
  • Chaperones for enrichment trips
  • Administrative volunteers

Download an application, fill it out, along with a permission form for a background check and submit these to From there, we will contact you and help you find out how to get involved. This volunteer experience is ideal for those who love working with children, creating and nurturing relationships, and desire to see a young life transformed.




The Life Center gladly welcomes all donations of pre-packaged snacks, new school supplies, new book bags, new academic games, new toys, et cetera. Email our team to arrange drop-off or pick-up.

Lifting Individuals and Families to Excel, Inc. (L.I.F.E. Center) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization (EIN 45-2416446) that exists to nurture the child, strengthen the family, and rebuild the community. Tax-Deductible Contribution Statements are distributed annually no later than January 31st.

If you have any questions, contact us at or 919.493.9050.

You can mail check donations to LIFE Center, PO Box 13524, Durham, NC 27709, Thank you!