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