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Our programs are designed to provide help to those who need it the most.
With the help of our stakeholders we provide events that highlight our causes.
We partner with school systems and the business community to expand our mission!

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Helping Our Loved-Ones Learn and Achieve!

We are building a community where there are fewer excuses to fail!

The nonprofit organization HOLLA! and the HOLLA! Center provide a variety of services and programs that aid in increasing the test scores for children so that they are better equipped to make positive contribution to the community and society.

According to CEO Leon Gatewood, HOLLA! is working to persistently build a community network designed to produce motivated parents and children.  “We are building a community where there are fewer reasons and/or excuses to fail.” 

Anson County Candidates' Forum - October 28th, 6pm 2021

Our Progams

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Interview with HOLLA! founder!


Leon Gatewood

Gatewood is on a mission to improve the test scores of the youths and ultimately improve their chances of success in life!

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Our Scholarships

Mary E Little, and M R Bell Excellence in Achievement

Named for two influential members of Anson County: one a teacher and the other a founding member of HOLLA!. Each scholarship is in the amount of $500. They are awarded to Anson High School’s college-bound seniors. Seniors are selected by their grades, community involvement, volunteerism, and future goals.

Our Recent Causes



We feel particularly blessed for our sponsors and donors' continued belief in our mission!


Tennis Camp

The overall goal is to teach and improve skills while instilling discipline on and off the court.


Little Miss HOLLA!

Youth enrichment for girls ages 6 - 13 to develop their self-confidence and become knowledgeable about famous women throughout history.

Upcoming Events

HOLLA! sponsors and presents several exciting events of interest to the community and other stakeholders. Stay tuned to this section for updates of the upcoming events!

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    Our Latest News

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    HOLLA!’s Annual 5k – May 8th 2021

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