October 29, 2018

Joseph’s Journey: Cardboard campout connects St. John Neumann youth to Joseph’s Home

The recent issue of Joseph's Journey, the biannual newsletter of Joseph’s Home, features an article about a youth group from St. John Neumann parish in Strongsville, Ohio, that held its annual cardboard campout event to raise money for the ministry while developing a connection to those in need. [More]
October 26, 2018

Promise Neighborhood #PromiseReads initiative brings new Little Free Libraries to Central neighborhood

As part of the ongoing #PromiseReads initiative, the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood recently presented six new Little Free Libraries to the Central neighborhood, thanks to a generous donation from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. [More]
October 19, 2018

Healthy Learners names Champion for Children award recipient

Healthy Learners has named M. John Heydel as the recipient of the 2018 Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award. The award recognizes and honors an individual who has served as an advocate for children and brought attention to the needs of underserved children in the community through volunteer time, financial support and commitment to Healthy Learners. [More]
October 16, 2018

Promise Neighborhood early learning navigator wins Family Connections award

Tatiana Wells, Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood’s early learning navigator, received the 2018 Carolyn Grossman Award from Family Connections for her work with parents of early learners. Longtime Cleveland Heights kindergarten teacher Carolyn Grossman recognized that parents can make an enormous difference in their child’s ability to learn and grow, but need support in preparing their young children to learn in school. Family Connections has worked with the Grossman family to present the award for the last 15 years. [More]
October 4, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Innovation Mission fellow: College and career mentoring made easy

Through The Innovation Mission fellowship, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland looks to empower five experts to develop their own innovative approaches to breaking the cycle of poverty. The Innovation Mission fellow Bill Leamon shared his project and progress on the Fund for Our Economic Future’s blog. The full text can be read below. Bill Leamon is a college and career coach at Notre Dame College. [More]
September 28, 2018

SPARK an important part of school’s literacy plan

Fairless Local Schools in Stark County is focused on reading readiness, targeting children before they start school by offering books and literacy programs—and the SPARK kindergarten readiness program, which is managed and operated by the Early Childhood Resource Center, is an important part of the district’s literacy plan. [More]
September 26, 2018

Index-Journal: 4th annual spelling bee raises thousands for Healthy Learners

Adults from Greenwood, South Carolina, showed off their spelling skills at the fourth annual Greenwood Friends of Healthy Learners Spelling Bee September 25. The event was expected to raise more than $40,000 for the Healthy Learners Greenwood program. [More]
September 21, 2018

Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament hits the links October 24

The 19th Annual Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament in Memory of George Younginer tees off October 24 at the Fort Jackson Golf Club in Columbia, South Carolina. The tournament will include a day of golf, food, entertainment, contests and prizes. The much-needed funds will help to support the mission of Healthy Learners. [More]
August 27, 2018

Central Promise Neighborhood kicks off #PromiseReads initiative at back-to-school rally

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood kicked off its #PromiseReads initiative at the Friendly Inn Settlement’s back-to-school rally earlier in August. Promise team members handed out #PromiseReads backpacks filled with school supplies, as well as bookmarks and books from the Kids Book Bank, to encourage reading among families and children. WKYC-TV was there to capture all the excitement. [More]
August 24, 2018

Early Childhood Resource Center impact report showcases work done throughout six-county service area

The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) has released its impact report for fiscal year 2018. The report features the impacts the ECRC made between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018. The report shows the multifaceted, highly collaborative and widely productive work the center is now doing throughout its six-county service area. [More]

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