Celebrating 25 Years of Putting Children First

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Jennifer Marrus

“I have been inspired to share the magic of what Jumpstart does with everyone I know! I want everyone to understand the importance of having every child start on a level playing field and support that mission in their own way.” 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,

Tina Fey

“It just made such obvious good sense. If you can reach kids very early, when their brains are sponges, they will be on a better path for their entire education.” 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.

Jumpstart Celebrates 25th Anniversary at Annual Scribbles to Novels Gala Featuring Acclaimed Authors Including Elizabeth Strout, Christina Geist and Vashti Harrison

Celebrities and Patrons Join Together to Celebrate and Support Quality Early Education for All Children NEW YORK (March 28, 2019) — Jumpstart, a national early education non-profit, will host its 14th annual Scribbles to Novels gala on April 11, 2019 in New York City at Pier 60 located in the iconic Chelsea Piers. Scribbles to Novels is a night of celebrating the power of the written word and shining a spotlight on the importance of high-quality early learning for all children.

Jumpstart Honors Tina Fey as Part of 25th Anniversary Celebration

Jumpstart is excited to announce that Tina Fey has accepted the nomination as one of Jumpstart’s 25 Faces and shared her thoughts on how early literacy has played a role in her life. Gayle King interviewing Tina Fey at Jumpstart's Scribbles to Novels gala in New York in 2012. “At a time when everyone loves to argue, the importance of Jumpstart’s mission is inarguably important. Reading shapes our imaginations and opens our minds to the world

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