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Whether you’re looking to become a Jumpstart Corps member, attend a local fundraiser, or show your support for early education from the comfort of your own home, there are many ways for you to join the Jumpstart family!

Attend an Event
  • 2017 Scribbles to Novels – New York City

    Wednesday, April 19 at Capitale

    Join Jumpstart on Wednesday, April 19th, at our Scribbles to Novels gala as we celebrate the power of the written word and shine a spotlight on the importance of early literacy development in children. The 2017 event will be held at Capitale, the original Bowery Savings Bank, which features tall columns, a coved ceiling, and an art glass skylight. The celebratory evening will include an Authors Circle where attendees can chat with well-known authors and receive signed books, a full dinner program, and a live auction. In New York City last year, over 400 advocates showed their support for Jumpstart, raising...

  • 2017 Scribbles to Novels – San Francisco

    Thursday, April 27 at Dogpatch WineWorks

    On Thursday, April 27, 2017, celebrate the power of the written word at Jumpstart's Scribbles to Novels, an intoxicating event being held at Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco. Join Jumpstart and honored guest, journalist and author Frances Dinkelspiel, as she recounts the colorful history of California's wine industry. Immerse yourself in a story about fire, greed, and obsession, as you are treated to local wines, a seated dinner, and a transformational story from one of Jumpstart's Bay Area college student volunteers. This year we are honoring Northern California Advisory Board member Gordy Holterman for his years of service to Jumpstart’s mission. Click here for more information about the...

  • 2017 Scribbles to Novels – Boston

    Thursday, May 11 at Royal Sonesta Boston

    Jumpstart’s Scribbles to Novels is a unique fundraising event that celebrates the power of the written word. Across the country, we unite prominent authors, celebrities and leaders in early childhood education to underscore the importance of literature in children’s lives and reinforce our critical mission—to work toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. Information on tickets coming soon! Check out last year's Scribbles to Novels!...

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Advocate for Early Ed

Let your voice be heard! Make a phone call, send an email, and help us spread the word about the importance of high-quality early education.

Join the Corps

Want to help prepare children for kindergarten and set them on a path for lifelong success? We’re looking for volunteers, known as Corps members, to implement the Jumpstart program in preschools across the country where the need is highest.

Join the Alumni Network

Are you one of the 45,000 former Jumpstart Corps members passionate about early education? From career opportunities to networking events and fundraisers, we have an array of resources exclusively available to you!

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Wear your heart on your sleeve! From hoodies to water bottles and notebooks, it’s easy to show your Jumpstart pride by shopping a great selection of products featured on the Jumpstart store.

Together, we can help all children build the key language and literacy skills they need to take on the world.

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