Jumpstart for Young Children

about

Jumpstart recruits and trains achievement-oriented college students to deliver an innovative early education program via yearlong one-to-one relationships. Jumpstart college student Corps members are paired with preschool children from low-income backgrounds in the classroom setting and work together on language, literacy, social, and initiative skills for one year. Jumpstart is working toward the day every child in America enters school prepared to succeed. Jumpstart is located in 19 states and Washington, D.C., and serves 64 communities in partnership with colleges and universities. During the 2006-2007 school year, 3,100 Corps members will serve nearly 12,000 preschool children at 225 Head Start and other early learning centers across the country. This represents more than 20% annual growth in children served; such growth means Jumpstart Corps members now serve to increase the number of adults working with low-income 4-year olds by more than 5% across the entire country.

address

308 Congress St. 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02210

submit update request

Information out of date? Submit an update request
supporters
8
details »
amount raised
$77.24
details »
Support Jumpstart for Young Children

You have the power to make a big difference for Jumpstart for Young Children

Sign up for Dailygood and we’ll donate to your cause when you search, shop, dine, play games & more!

learn more »

get started

here’s how you can help

  1. create a Dailygood accountGet started by creating an account so you can start raising money for your cause for free!
  2. do things you already doUse Dailygood for everyday activities like searching the web, playing online games, shopping, dining and more. see more ways to raise »
  3. we donateWe’ll make a donation to your chosen cause when you complete an action on Dailygood. learn more »