Why is Investing in Young Children Important?

“There are only 2,000 days between the time a baby is born and when that child begins kindergarten. Experiences during that time have a lasting impact on later learning, health and success.”  Learn more about the First 2,000 Days.

  1. Serve on the Smart Start Board or a Committee or have a Smart Start staff member serve on your board.
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  2. Do Volunteer Work with Smart Start!
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  3. Pass along Smart Start information to your family, friends, 
co-workers or community.
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  4. Schedule a Smart Start Community Presentation, they’re free!
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  5. Make a Donation to Smart Start

  6. Get involved with Reach out and Read. Email for more information
  7. Buddy up with a Child Care Facility!
    Examples could include:
    – Reading Stories to Children
    – Providing Business Technical Assistance
    – Rocking a Baby
    – Donating Art Supplies