We have launched a groundbreaking, holistic approach that combines education with health and social services to help vulnerable children and their families achieve academic success. Our initiative has three parts:
Our Family Navigators are committed professionals who help students and families navigate systems and programs by serving as a single-point-of-access in a confusing landscape of services.
To support achievement and graduation for at risk-students, we are deepening the impact of our academic services. This means layers services to serve students in multiple programs, extending services to students' families, and becoming a year-round learning and support resource.
Through skill-building, mentoring, and trainings, we’re increasing the capacities and resources of students, families - and also educators- at Discovery Charter School, Enrico Fermi School #17, Exploration Elementary Charter School for Science and Technology, and the EnCompass Neighborhood Arts program.
Every day is make-or-break in the lives of our community's vulnerable children. Your gift brings them one step closer to earning a high school diploma—one step closer to becoming an engineer, a first responder, a teacher, a surgeon or a civic leader. Please read about our Year One Progress and view Naming and Underwriting Opportunities.
A total of 93¢ of every dollar raised goes directly to work helping students. Few charitable contributions have such a concentrated, local effect.
Every dollar you give will be matched on a 1.5 to 1 basis thanks to a $6 million challenge grant from The Sands Family Supporting Foundation.
There are children and their families awaiting your reply, and we are answering the phone on their behalf. Call us with questions or to learn about giving levels and community naming opportunities: 585-563-2943