NEST provides sound Nutrition and targeted Education in a Safe neighborhood environment that will Transform the outcome of at-risk school-age children.

Every child is precious and born with a purpose, a talent and a destiny to give to the world.  EVERY one of them deserves a fighting chance to realize that future.
— Evangeline DeVol
 

Our Story

NEST (Nutrition, Education, Safety, Transformation) Community Learning Center (CLC) was founded in March 2016 with the mission to address academic and non-academic barriers that perpetuate the cycle of generational poverty in suburban communities. NEST CLC provides sound Nutrition and targeted Education in a Safe neighborhood environment to Transform the outcome of at-risk school-age children. Through its innovative mobile classroom, NEST delivers free, workable, proven programs and strategies to the suburban poor in their own "backyard" affording those it serves a fighting chance to change their futures. 

Give Local

Today you can make a huge impact on the continuing work that NEST Community Learning Center is doing. 

There are multiple ways to give:

  • Volunteer - help with homework, reading or fun OR behind the scenes (drivers for the NEST-mobile, fundraising, computer skills) We can't do it alone!
  • Fund raise - let us know how you can help!
  • Gift cards - Walmart, Meijer, Kroger for healthy after school snacks
  • Corporate Support - we accept matching or corporate donations
  • Donation - through PayPal or a check

Thank you for your support ... we can't do it without you.

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Saturday, October 13, 2018!

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"It is well known that economic deprivation early in life sets children on a trajectory toward diminished educational and occupational attainment." 

-Stressing Out the Poor by Gary W. Evans, Jeanne Brooks Gunn, and Pamela Kato Klebanov