A team for HOMEWORK HOUSE INC
Brainstorm new and strategic ways to promote enhancement for youth and their families.
Holyoke Homework House INC - Valley Gives Day!
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We want to continue doing what we are doing, offering individualized and free tutoring to children who, for a variety of reasons all of which are rooted in poverty, are educationally deprived. We want to do it even better than we are doing it now, and we want to be able to accommodate more children who seek our services. Last year even though we tutored 150 Holyoke schoolchildren with the help of more than 200 tutors, we still had children on a wait list. We want to continue; and we want our children to continue their schooling with a taste of success and hope for the future. And we both want and need your financial support so that we can continue.
Our "Wish List"
How Donations help Homework House INC:
Homework House INC focuses on literacy and creative arts. We hold a 2 week summer camp each year. Like Homework House tutoring, our Summer Camp is free to students in grades 1 through 8. It includes:
Homework House INC Mission Statement:
-Homework House is a non-profit organization who provides free after-school tutoring and mentoring for children in Holyoke, Massachusetts, who are at risk for academic failure and dropping out of school. We give children a loving and caring environment. We help them improve their literacy skills so they can become productive members of our community. We work towards rekindling their interests in learning and self-improvement - one page at a time. Services are provided to school-age children without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, or gender.
Makes outreach to the Holyoke community, including business owners, spreading the word about Homework House and soliciting support, financial and otherwise, for our work.
This committee makes long-term plans for the growth of support for Homework House through alliances with other community organizations, and formal and informal contact with local businesses and philanthropic agencies, as well as individuals.
The work of this committee is ongoing, finding strategies to reach the goal of sustainability for Homework House by the Development of a “Friends network”