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Creative Holiday Gift Ideas to Support Learning for Kids

Playtime is an important activity for kids and is essential for their development and learning. As adults, we often forget that children are natural players and don’t pay enough attention to this important activity. Breaks from school are particularly important, and parents often worry that kids will experience an academic ‘slide’ during the summer and holiday seasons. But there are benefits to being around family and participating in activities outside of school. Professor of Education at UCLA, John Rogers explains that learning can happen in all sorts of ways. With that in mind, let’s explore a few holiday gift ideas [...]

Help CSFB Give the Gift of Education on #GivingTuesday 2019

Donate for Giving Tuesday here: https://csfbaltimore.org/support-csfb-giving-tuesday-2019/ Last year, Children’s Scholarship Fund Baltimore participated in #GivingTuesday and thanks to you, we raised $4,532 — enough to give a scholarship to TWO students from low-income families living in Baltimore City! This year, CSFB's #GivingTuesday goal is $6,000, and with your help, we can continue to have a direct and immediate impact on the lives of the low-income Baltimore families we serve. With a 97% high school graduation rate and 84% of our students going on to college, donating to our tuition-assistance program is a fantastic return on a modest ($2,000 per student [...]

Help CSFB Give the Gift of Education on #GivingTuesday

Last year, Children’s Scholarship Fund Baltimore participated in #GivingTuesday and thanks to you, we raised $4,042.32 — enough to give a scholarship to TWO students from low-income families living in Baltimore City! This year, CSFB's #GivingTuesday goal is $6,000, and with your help, we can continue to have a direct and immediate impact on the lives of the low-income Baltimore families we serve. With a 97% high school graduation rate and 84% of our students going on to college, donating to our tuition-assistance program is a fantastic return on a modest ($2,000 per student per year) investment. There are currently [...]

School Choice: Finding a Love for Learning

I was a slow reader. And at the end of 1st grade, despite the best efforts of teachers at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School #232 (and a lot of help from my teacher mom), I could not “crack the reading code.” After much consideration and outreach to our family for some financial help, my parents decided to send me to private school. They understood that if I did not become proficient in reading, I would begin to fall behind. So that fall, I started school at Samuel Ready School for Girls. It was there, under the tutelage of Mrs. Charlotte Beam, […]

Make an Impact in Baltimore City on #GivingTuesday

Last year, Children’s Scholarship Fund Baltimore participated in #GivingTuesday and thanks to you, we raised $3,498 — enough to give a scholarship to one low-income student! This year, CSFB's #GivingTuesday goal is $5,000, and with your help, we can continue to have a direct and immediate impact on the lives of the low-income Baltimore families we serve. With a 97% high school graduation rate and 84% of our students going on to college, donating to our tuition-assistance program is a fantastic return on a modest ($2,000 per student per year) investment. There are currently over 400 families are on our waiting list to receive support. We need YOUR help to meet [...]