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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



Art Exhibit Oct 25 to Nov 16

Visit the Braveheart Center for Place and Purpose Art Exhibit, October 25–November 16 in Hargis Hall. An opening reception will be held on Wednesday, October 25 at 3:30 pm in 106 Hargis Hall. Free and open to the public.