​How does poverty affect our children?


The research is in… poverty has a devastating and lasting impact on the brain of a child.

Emotional poverty, too, is a growing crisis as parents connect more with technology and less and less with their children.


This recent article from Strong from the Start partner and sponsor Cape Cod Healthcare, outlines the problem and reinforces the need for universal preschool, good nutrition, reading, and parent engagement – exactly what we are trying to accomplish!

Read the story






CAPE AND ISLANDS UNITED WAY

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P.O. Box 367

Centerville, MA 02632
508.775.4746 

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