For 22 cents a day, students receive supper, a healthy snack, homework assistance, social skill development, physical activities, enrichment and 21st Century life skills (collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking) in a safe environment.
Reach for the Stars and Jump Start Programs provide free parent education workshops throughout the year on various relevant topics that affect the community.
“Juvenile Crime Peaks After School- 11.3 million kids are alone and unsupervised from 3 to 6 p.m.” (afterschoolalliance.org)
“Save Tax Dollars- Every dollar invested in afterschool programs saves $9 by 1) Reducing crime and welfare costs, 2) Improving kids performance at school, and 3) Increasing kids earning potential.” (afterschoolalliance.org)
“Support is Strong- More than 8 in 10 parents with kids in afterschool programs agree that the programs help working parents keep their jobs.” (afterschoolalliance.org)
“It can take up to 2 months from the first day of school for a students brain development to get back on track.” (summerlearning.org)