PRESCHOOL

GOAL: Children enter kindergarten developmentally ready to learn.

OUR INVESTMENT: $135,250

PROGRAMS: We invest in preschool education where families live along with increasing access to age-appropriate books to develop a love of learning and language.

  • Greater Midland Coleman Family Center Preschool
  • Greater Midland North Family Center Preschool
  • Greater Midland Community Center Preschool
  • West Midland Family Center 3’s Preschool
    MCESA Imagination Library
0
families received scholarships for a high-quality preschool experience in Midland County.
0%
of brain development happens before the age of five.
0%
of children that enter kindergarten behind will never catch up to their peers.

READING AT GRADE LEVEL

GOAL: Children are reading proficiently by 3rd grade.

OUR INVESTMENT:
$90,000

PROGRAMS: We invest in programs that build literacy skills in children, including comprehension, struggling forward and creating a love of reading.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Lunchbox Learners
  • Legacy Center for Community Success Barton Tutoring


0
students were connected with a trained literacy mentor or tutor.
0%
more likely not to graduate from high school if a child is not proficient by 3rd grade.
0%
of 3rd grade students in Midland County are not reading at grade level.

MENTORING

GOAL: Ensure students have responsible, caring adults in their lives.

OUR INVESTMENT: $165,000

PROGRAMS: We invest in group and 1-to-1 mentoring programs that change the trajectory of at-risk kids.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Based Mentoring
  • West Midland Family Center College Opportunity Program
0
of local students were connected with a caring adult mentor.
0%
of Midland County youth report not having a positive adult role model.
0%
more likely to enroll in college and 50% less likely to use illegal drugs (kids with a mentor).

SKILLS BUILDING

GOAL: Students are equipped with the skills for success in school, life and the workforce.

OUR INVESTMENT: $197,000

PROGRAMS: We invest in programs that build resilience, grit, self-esteem, social skills, relationships and academic performance in youth.

  • Boy Scouts Scholarships/Training
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters After-School
  • The ROCK Discover You & Grounded After-School
  • Greater Midland North Family Center Teen
  • Disability Network STAGES
0
children were equipped with life-changing skills that build Developmental Assets.
0%
are not considered college-ready in Michigan.
0%
of Midland County youth are not graduating on time.

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Phone: (989) 631-3670
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