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BraveHeart Programs
BraveHeart Center for Place and Purpose

Through activities designed to enhance social and cognitive skills, creativity and self-esteem, BCPP creates a safe place where individuals feel a sense of belonging and purpose.
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  • Students walked 1.5-2.5 miles approx. each day
  • Students participated in the campus community through:
    • Tours of the AU Athletic Complex and Stadium
    • Backstage tour of Telfair Peet Theatre
    • Attendance at an AU Baseball game
    • Guided tour of AU campus
    • Weekly nature walks at Davis Arboretum
    • Concourse activities with AU students
  • Students interacted with Auburn City community through:
    • Life skills visits to the University Donut Company
    • Life skills visits to Toomer's Lemonade
    • Community engagement with Auburn Fire Department
  • Students completed outreach with AU and community partners
    • Art Helps and Heals the Heart
    • Halloween Canned Food Drive
    • Toy Drive in December
    • Warm Hearts Blanket Drive in February
  • Students hosted several community events
    • 5 Movie Days where students practiced vocational skills
    • Open House
    • Art and Photo Showcase



Braveheart Art Exhibition October 18 through November 4

Visit the Braveheart Center for Place and Purpose Art Exhibit, October 18–November 4 in Hargis Hall. An opening reception will be held on Tuesday, October 18 at 3:30 pm in 106 Hargis Hall. Free and open to the public.