What is strong Start ny?

This is the annual giving program of the Early Care & Learning Council. Everyone who donates to us before or on #GivingTuesday will become a member of Strong Start NY. 

what is #givingtuesday?

Just when Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday wrap up, we really get down to the core of what the giving season is all about: helping others.


#GivingTuesday is the international day of giving that asks people to give back to the causes they care about. They can do this through giving money, or giving time!

why should i donate to strong start ny?

Children are expected to be school ready by the time they enter kindergarten, which includes knowing their numbers and letters, being able to sit and pay attention to their teachers and playing constructively with others. These are skills children acquire in high quality early learning environments, yet the majority of families in NY do not have access to or the ability to afford high quality child care.

Your donation will go towards improving the quality of early education in New York, promoting initiatives to increase affordability for families, and advocating for increased investments in early childhood services.

November 28th Kicks off the giving season

for New york's kids. Give today!

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