​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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