Guest post by Janice Russell with Parenting Disasters. Image via Unsplash.     All parents want the best for their kids. This includes wanting your child to know how to make good choices. One day your children will no longer live at home; when that day comes, you do not want to worry about whether they are making smart decisions for their mental and physical wellbeing. Here are three ways you as a parent can encourage your kids read more…

Posted: December 15, 2023 in: Uncategorized

  Photo via Pixabay Guest post by Kristin Louis of Parenting with Kris     Parents play an extremely important role in the development of their kids at every age and stage. But keeping up with your kids’ changing needs can be difficult. As your children get older, they will need varying levels of support and guidance to develop the skills that will help them thrive as adults. While you may not be able to coddle your kids forever, you read more…

Posted: November 5, 2020 in: Childcare, Preschool, Uncategorized

Early Education

Each year, Promise the Children (PTC) focuses on a number of important advocacy issues affecting children and families. We want to know from the PTC community: which issues are most important to you? Your feedback will help set our direction and fundraising goals for 2021. Please let us know your thoughts by taking our 30-second survey below!  

Communications Coordinator

    Promise the Children is seeking a part-time Communications and Marketing Coordinator beginning April 1, 2020. This temporary role will continue throughout the summer and end just before Labor Day on September 4, 2020. Title: Communications & Marketing Coordinator (Part-Time, Temporary) Duration: 6 months | Beginning March 30, 2020 – September 4, 2020 Location: Greater Lynn Area / Nahant, MA | Majority of work can be done from home Hours: 5 hours per week Pay Rate: $20 per hour read more…

Posted: February 1, 2020 in: Action Alerts, Uncategorized

.   Promise the Children invites you to our annual Summer Fundraiser in support of The REAL Program! When: Friday, August 2nd from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Where: Promise the Children | 58 Winter Street | Nahant, MA RSVP: Eventbrite registration page Join us for a summer fundraiser hosted by Promise the Children in honor of The REAL Program in Lynn. Enjoy light bites, wine, sangria and beer. Chips, dip and fresh guacamole will also be served. DONATIONS APPRECIATED! Consider making a donation online read more…

Posted: July 11, 2019 in: Uncategorized

The current administration has proposed drastic changes to SNAP, our national food stamp program, that will leave some of our nation’s most vulnerable families without assistance to purchase food. Trump’s proposal would cut funding for SNAP by approximately $17.4 billion, or one-fifth of its current budget. Remember—this is a program that provides food aid to approximately 40 million people, the majority of whom are children and the elderly. According to federal documents, the new Budget proposes to increase SNAP work read more…

Posted: March 21, 2019 in: Uncategorized

Kathy Lique and Becky Richardson invite you to drink a toast, eat a bit, and join with friends to celebrate the launch of a partnership between: Promise the Children and The REAL Program When: Friday, July 27th 2018 Where: 58 Winter Street, Nahant, MA, 01908 Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m. RSVP: Please RSVP as soon as possible to kmaod@verizon.net or call (978) 922- 6874. Space is limited. Childcare will be provided! The REAL Program and Promise the Children are non-profits that need donations read more…

Posted: July 16, 2018 in: Uncategorized

On any given evening, nearly 554,000 Americans are homeless. This figure includes individuals, families and youth across all parts of the United States. It includes men, women and children of all backgrounds and walks of life. You may know some people who experience or are at risk of homelessness.. The current Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson recently proposed raising rent for low-income Americans that receive federal housing subsidies. These far-reaching changes would triple rent for the poorest read more…

Posted: May 24, 2018 in: Action Alerts, Child Poverty, Uncategorized

Tomorrow, November 4 is the last day of early voting. Tuesday November 8th is election day ! Please vote. It is easy to be cynical. But, this is an extremely important election. Please remember your commitment to children when you make your choice. In particular remember our pre-school children who are so badly in need of quality education and childcare. Here are two major issues with two points of view on issues. The expansion of charter public schools. This issue read more…

Posted: November 3, 2016 in: Uncategorized

Selling more people more guns does not curb gun violence. In the U.S. over all, about 2500 children die from gunshot violence annually. U.S. children and teens are 17 times more likely to die from a gun shot than children in 25 other high-income countries combined according to the Children’s Defense Fund. In 2012 12,253 adults died from gunshot homicides. Many more adults committed suicide or suffered accidental deaths by gunshots, and also there were non-fatal gunshot crimes. How can we curb U. S. gun read more…

Posted: October 13, 2016 in: School Discipline, Uncategorized


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