We are delighted and humbled to announce that Strong Start was named the 2023 Diamond winner of the Waterloo Region Record Readers’ Choice Awards in the Non-Profit / Foundations category for the second year in … Continued
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Learn more about United Way Oxford’s generous support of Strong Start by watching this Facebook video here. In this video, United Way Oxford’s Executive Director, Kelly Gilson, chats with Strong Start’s CEO, Machelle Denison, … Continued
Please click here to read the article Empowering Young Minds: The Strong Start Program and the Right to Read, in Global Heroes, featuring Strong Start’s impact.
MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday, August 9, 2023 Strong Start Celebrates Enhancements to their Volunteer Experience Thanks to $101,400 OTF Grant Waterloo, ON – On Wednesday, the team at Strong Start Charitable Organization had the pleasure of … Continued
Please read this media release from the Waterloo Region Community Foundation (WRCF) that highlights the grant Strong Start received for its Get Ready for School program. Strong Start is very grateful for the support of the … Continued
Please read this story from the London Community Foundation’s website featuring Strong Start’s work to enhance program materials from an equity, diversity and inclusion perspective. Strong Start is very grateful for the support of the … Continued
Strong Start’s dedicated materials volunteer, Austin, was awarded one of three Youth Appreciation Awards for 2023 from the Optimist Club of Waterloo North. Read the full story here. Congratulations, Austin!
This past July, Strong Start was very humbled to be nominated as one of the top ten charities in the 2022 Waterloo Region Record Readers’ Choice Awards, for the third year in a row. Today, … Continued
Extra literacy programs help fill learning lag left by COVID-19 CBC News, May 4, 2022 Strong Start and Levelled Literacy are a boost to kids still new to in-person learning Learning to read can pose … Continued
The 2021 TD Ready Challenge will support Strong Start to address predicted learning loss as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic WATERLOO, January 26, 2022 – Strong Start has been named one of the 15 … Continued