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Guiding Hands: 90 by 5 THE NEED TO THRIVE

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THE STORY:

Guiding Hands is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the goal of improving early childhood education for children zero to fives years of age.

90% of a child’s brain is developed by the age of five. This is a critical age to educate children. Guiding Hands Early Learning Academy strives for excellence as we commit to closing this gap in education by providing educational facilities with the highest standards to serve our nation’s youngest children with equal access for all. Investing in early childhood education for children zero to five has proven to be an investment with high returns.

The costs of child care currently can range from $4000-$10,000 annually. This is not an affordable education. The high rates of poverty do not promote attendance at day care facilities due to the costs involved. “The annual cost of center-based child care for a four year old is more than the annual in-state tuition at a public four-year college in 26 states and the District of Columbia (Children’s Defense Fund).” Guiding Hands addresses this need by lowering tuition rates.

The Children’s Defense Fund has identified the following as potential risks of children that do not attend high-quality early childhood educational programs. Guiding Hands addresses these needs by providing character education and an environment for our future young leaders to thrive.

A child that did not attend daycare or an early childhood educational program is....

“25 % more likely to drop out of school
40 % more likely to become a teen parent
50 % more likely to be placed in special education
60 % more likely never to attend college
70 % more likely to be arrested for a violent crime”
(Children’s Defense Fund, 2013)

We need everyone to be a guiding hand through an investment in education that pays off in the future. Make a donation today and to make a difference through the impact of education 0-5 years of age.

$20

MONEY RAISED
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    $10

  • Joann & Julio

     

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0% Raised of $1,000,000 Goal

The Team: $20 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Donor Comments

Joann & Julio

Joann & Julio

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

We made a difference! 4 years ago