Our Impact

Together Our Impact Knows No Limits.

When it comes to creating lasting change, it takes dedication, passion and a lot of analysis. Statistics, research and rigorous follow-up go into every initiative we put in place. It’s how we know what’s working — and what’s not. Each year, we track progress and make modifications to build more effective and impactful programs for our community.

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News stories in Spanish

NOTICIAS EN ESPAÑOL

Hola Carolina delivers unparalleled access to the largest Spanish-language audience in North Carolina.

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Facebook Post Impressions

FACEBOOK POST IMPRESSIONS

In 2023, Hola Carolina Facebook
posts had over 3.9 million impressions.

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pounds of food distributed

FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020, together we have distributed 2.3 million pounds of food to families throughout our region.

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PPE Distribution

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

We have distributed 857,438 masks to the Latino community throughout our region.

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COVID Vaccinations

COVID VACCINATIONS

52,824 Latinos in our region have received the COVID vaccination.

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started their own business

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

76% of those who began the course finished by starting their own small business.

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decreased their BMI

OBESITY

After participating in our nutrition programs, 35% of participants decreased their BMI, and there was a 20% increase in parents who reported healthy home-environment behaviors.

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brush twice daily

ORAL HEALTH

At the end of our Oral Health program, 100% of children and youth own a toothbrush and toothpaste, and 96% say they now brush twice a day — that’s something to smile about.

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improved their knowledge

TUTORING

Our tutoring programs are designed to help children who have fallen behind catch up. 92% of students who received math and literacy tutoring improved their knowledge in either or both subjects.

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participated in events

ATTENDANCE

Attendance at Hola Carolina festivals and events continues to grow.  In 2023, 84,923 people participated in our festivals, events and online meetings.

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people completed the Census

CENSUS

Hola Carolina and our network of community partners registered 27,774 people for the Census.