Celebrating 25 Years of Putting Children First

News & Updates

Eric Carle

“Through the simple act of holding your child close while you read to them, you let them know that you care for them, have time for them, and love them.” Throughout 2019, in honor of Jumpstart’s 25th Anniversary, we will be highlighting 25 Faces of Jumpstart. This campaign celebrates the wide variety of people who have played a major role in Jumpstart’s history — our founders, volunteers from Jumpstart’s past, Jumpstart children and their families, influential donors and supporters, and more.

Dr. Joseph I. Castro

“Universities, through our education and our service, can play a role of transforming communities. And Jumpstart, through its strategic focus, really capitalizes on that.” Throughout 2019, in honor of Jumpstart’s 25th Anniversary, we will be highlighting 25 Faces of Jumpstart. This campaign celebrates the wide variety of people who have played a major role in Jumpstart’s history — our founders, volunteers from Jumpstart’s past, Jumpstart children and their families, influential donors and supporters, and more. We cannot wait to share their

Sharon Scott Chandler

“Over these 25 years, Jumpstart volunteers have impacted the lives of hundreds and hundreds of ABCD’s Head Start children and staff with their enthusiasm, love, and talent. Jumpstart has had an incredible influence on our children’s experience, growth, and self-esteem.” Throughout 2019, in honor of Jumpstart’s 25th Anniversary, we will be highlighting 25 Faces of Jumpstart. This campaign celebrates the wide variety of people who have played a major role in Jumpstart’s history — our founders, volunteers from Jumpstart’s past, Jumpstart

Jess Lazzara

“I always knew I wanted to be in the early childhood field—my second-grade career project will show you that—but the only path I saw prior to Jumpstart was teaching.” Throughout 2019, in honor of Jumpstart’s 25th Anniversary, we will be highlighting 25 Faces of Jumpstart. This campaign celebrates the wide variety of people who have played a major role in Jumpstart’s history — our founders, volunteers from Jumpstart’s past, Jumpstart children and their families, influential donors and supporters, and more. We

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