“We all believe that by investing in our kids ... we’re investing in the future of our region. We’re providing kids better opportunities. We’re providing a brighter future for the region.”
"Bad things are happening to infants and children. Some of them will end up in foster care and, sadly, some of them will be damaged."
“We believe that anyone who hears the story of a Holocaust survivor or victim becomes a witness.”
“Those who need the most resources and support, get the most resources and support. That means uplifting and supporting and working alongside learners in poverty, learners of color, learners in remote rural areas, girls in STEM, learners of exceptionality.”
“It’s important that parents get support to feel confident about what their children need and how to navigate resources and training."
“It makes them proud of themselves to be able to make fun projects and contribute to charities. It’s empowering to them.”
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“I’m not sure there’s a way to solve the problem (of homelessness). But there’s a way to improve it and we all have a role to play.”
Kids might enjoy washing a firetruck, cleaning a playground, playing games with seniors or making greeting cards.
“One of the coolest things is that you actually get to see your dollars at work in the classroom.”
“It’s about having the opportunity to slow down and draw more attention to the needs and rights of young children and those who care for them."