We couldn’t do what we do with the generous gifts of time and financial gifts we receive from individuals, businesses, foundations, service clubs, groups and more. The award we received this month is recognition for all of us and the work we’re doing to ensuring young children learn to read. Thank you to our program partners, volunteers, donors, and community champions for making a difference in the life of a child.
Since 2014, the Brantford Blast Hockey Organization has been generously hosting Strong Start nights, giving away family passes to children and volunteers in the program. We look forward to these events each and every year, and thank the Blast for being true literacy champions.
I have the privilege of being an instructor for the Get Ready for SchoolTM program at two of the Cambridge locations. After being home with my children for quite a while, I decided it was time to head back into the workforce. Strong Start is an incredible organization to work for that offers a wonderful work/life balance.
Twice a year, the Maryhill Knights of Columbus host their famous “Vegas Night” where individuals of all ages are invited to come out for a chance to win turkeys, hams, grocery hamper, quilts, gift certificates and more. The event has been running for over 45 years, with all of the proceeds going to support local charities.
As an organization, Strong Start’s vision is a community rallying around its children with its time and treasure to help them learn to read. With Rotary International’s commitment to supporting education, we are honoured to call the Rotary Club of Brantford-Sunrise true partners in our cause.
On Sunday, January 29th, 2017, Strong Start participated in Family Literacy Day Kitchener-Waterloo at Conestoga Mall. Over 17 different organizations came together to host booths and organize literacy activities that were fun for the whole … Continued
Each year, hundreds of caring community members are trained to help young children learn to read in schools. They are prepared for their role by attending two, 2-hour training sessions, lead by our passionate Trainers. What do they love about the Letters, Sounds and Words program?
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