Jumpstart Entered Into GuideStar-KIMBIA Nonprofit Giveaway

Jumpstart Needs Your Help to Win $5,000!

BOSTON MA, February 10, 2011: Jumpstart, a national early education organization, has been entered into the GuideStar-KIMBIA Nonprofit Giveaway for the chance to win $5,000. GuideStar USA, Inc., the leading source of nonprofit
information, and KIMBIA, a group that empowers nonprofits to increase giving, have joined forces to create this contest in an attempt to bring more outreach to nonprofits listed on the GuideStar website. This generous gift would help Jumpstart accomplish its mission of working toward the day every child in America enters school prepared to succeed.

The giveaway began on February 1, 2011, and ends at 11:59 p.m. EDT February 28, 2011. The organization that has received the most number of reviews on www.guidestar.org during this period will win a grand prize of $5,000. To write a review, please click here.

“We are incredibly fortunate to have passionate supporters, committed to helping children in low-income neighborhoods,” said James Cleveland, CEO of Jumpstart. “If every Jumpstart supporter would take the time to write a review on GuideStar, these funds will help the preschool children we work with gain the language, literacy, and social skills they need to succeed in school, and in life.”

Anyone with firsthand knowledge about Jumpstart who is not a paid employee — donors, volunteers, board members, Corps Members, teachers, etc. —can write a review on GuideStar. Reviews will show donors and other stakeholders that Jumpstart is making an impact and working effectively to achieve its mission. Your review will appear in the Jumpstart profile on both GuideStar and GreatNonProfits. There is no charge for writing a review, and you are limited to posting only one review per organization.

To write a review, please click here. For more information, see the official rules.


Jumpstart is a national early education organization that recruits and trains college students and community volunteers to work with preschool children in low-income neighborhoods. Through a proven curriculum, these children develop the language, literacy and social skills they need to be ready for school, setting them on a path to close the achievement gap before it begins. Join us to work toward the day every
child in America enters school prepared to succeed. Learn more at jstart.org.

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