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Our Nation's First African American First Lady Michelle Obama took center stage at the weekly meeting for Girl Scouts Troop 70231 in celebration of Women's History Month. 24 girls in attendance received a recent copy of Princeton Magazine and discussed the historical relevancy to their lives as girls . As one student proudly stated " I can be the First Lady or even President , I just want to know how she does her hair so pretty." The discussion included such topics as what would you ask Ms. Obama, what makes her a leader , and how do you feel when you see her picture. One 3rd grade student excitedly said " I feel proud, strong, really smart like her ! " CCFA's Lead to Achieve promotes positive self esteem and empowerment for girls . Troop leader Yolanda L. Robinson stated this month they will continue to explore Ms.Obama 's influence as well as other leaders such as Shirley Chisholm and Madame C.J.Walker. [...click for more]

Posted Saturday, March 10, 2018
CCFA's 3rd Annual "Read Across America " Day at Gregory School celebrated with over 40 volunteers reading to students  grades K-5th . Dr. Seuss book drawings were held and over 130 students won books ! Grades K-1st wore Dr.Seuss hats and enjoyed a day full of learning activities , which included a door decorating contest . The winning classrooms were awarded  25 new books  for their classroom library from United Way of Greater Mercer County .  [...click for more]

Posted Thursday, March 8, 2018
Christine's Hope for Kids in partnership with the Center for Child and Family Achievement continues to provide hope for children at the Gregory School in  Trenton ,NJ .CHK volunteers  deliver over 240 Christmas gifts for students in Kindergarten and First Grade. Beautifully wrapped with bows in individual bags ad stockings are,; Teddy Bears, coloring books,crayons, candy cane, hat, glove, educational game , tooth brush, tooth paste . We are extremely grateful that we can count on Christine's Hope for Kids to response in such a generous manner. These gifts inspire students to attend school , good  citizenship and achieve academic excellence. In addition to the gifts all students at Gregory School grades K-5th will receive , books donated by First Books , United Way of Mercer County, and Trenton Makes Words for " Read to Achieve " to encourage reading during their Winter Break. [...click for more]

Posted Thursday, March 8, 2018
CCFA 's  " Lead to Achieve " sponsors Girls Scouts at Gregory School promoting , families learning and achieving together . Parents are participating with their daughters sharing the meaning of family traditions , as they read and discuss " the classic Christmas stories.  CCFA children and their families will enjoy  " A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens  at McCarter Theatre. This will be CCFA 's  third year as guest of McCarter , many of our families have made this a "new family "tradition . One parent stated , " A Christmas Carol " was our first live play experience as a family , that all they talk about and can't wait until this time each year. This will be our third time going ! [...click for more]

Posted Thursday, March 8, 2018
The Center for Child and Family Achievement's 3rd Annual Winter Coat distribution provided 106 students in grades K-5th at the Gregory School with coats and  boots  donated by Nassau Christian Center. Students who came to school with layers of sweaters, tee shirts and hoodies in 20-23degree severely cold weather that morning  went home with warm coats , boats and smiles! CCFA understands that the basic needs of children must be addressed before real learning happens in a classroom. We s grateful for the generosity of all donors at NCC. As one grandmother of four came in to thank us said , " I don't even have money to buy coats , I was praying for coats , " God won't let you down she tearful lifted up her hands in Praise ! Thank you NCC for answering the prayers of all the children and their families ! " God our Hope, Books our weapon , Education our Victory !" [...click for more]

Posted Thursday, March 8, 2018
Personal care and hygiene items were packaged by the Center for Child and Family Achievement in elegant Christmas gift bags for 175 , 4th and 5th grade girls at the Gregory School . Gift bags included shampoo, lotion, body wash, stuffed " fun cube or animal" provided by One Simple Wish and hand sanitizer from Horizon NJ Health . We understand that girls who live in poverty too often  lack these basic necessities , as a results they  have lower self esteem . CCFA's annual Winter Break " book and Christmas gift giveaway , inspires students to"Read to Achieve " by providing 3-6 books donated by Bridges of Books, United Way of Greater Mercer County, Trenton Makes Words and Elizabeth and Richard Caran for all students Tto select and gifts that remind them they are valued and loved ! [...click for more]

Posted Thursday, March 8, 2018
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