Our Mission is Your Mission
Take Flight is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that was founded in 2009 our mission is to impact lives and empower communities through education and fitness. Take Flight Programs promote enhanced physical and financial wellness. We provide education and fitness programs for low-income communities. Health is just as important as finances and exercise is the key to longer lasting energy. This is why daily exercise is one of the top habits implemented by some of the world’s most successful people.
We Are Take Flight
Take Flight provides families with wealth and wellness guidance, wealth and wellness tips and tools to inspire them to pursue their dreams of financial independence and fitness goals in order to turn their goals into reality. Our goals are 1) to support students in developing positivity and behaviors that will promote a healthy lifestyle, and 2) to help close the achievement gap by reducing personal, social and physiological barriers to success. Our programs are also designed to help all meet financial and fitness goals.
Our Executive Director Paul Williams is …
May 2009 – The organization was founded with an initial focus geared toward assisting low income families with financial and workforce development skills.
June 2012 – We began providing our LEAP summer program.
September 2014 – Working in partnership with Excel Beyond the Bell which is an After-School Program in Montgomery County Schools.
March 2015 – Partnered with YMCA to provide services to families and youth in the Greater Washington DC area.
Spring 2016 – Take Flight Performance and Personal Training expanded service in Silver Spring, MD and Laurel, MD