Rather than a series of obligations to go and do and buy, the weeks leading up to the holidays can be a time of connection for you and your family. It’s easy to get caught up in the commercialization of the season and lose sight of ways to connect as a family and ways to connect with those around us. When we focus on being present in the moment rather than focusing on the presents under the tree, we’re creating memories that will last our children a lifetime. Read More about Spreading Holiday Cheer as a Family »
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“Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.” — Randy Rausch
Thanksgiving is just around the corner! At the center of this holiday is celebrating all that we have in our lives and all that we have received. It’s a time to express our gratitude and give thanks for the kindness of others. Read More about Developing an Attitude of Gratitude »
Servant Leader. Connector. Dedicated. Humble.
These are just some of the adjectives used by 4C for Children and other local nonprofits to describe Digi Schueler in letters supporting her successful nomination by 4C as Philanthropist of the Year.
Her 30 years of volunteering with local organizations that support the arts, education and women will be honored on Nov. 7 at the National Philanthropy Day luncheon sponsored by the Greater Cincinnati chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Read More about Digi Schueler Named Philanthropist of the Year »
“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken adults.” -Frederick Douglass
Social emotional development is a child’s ability to understand the feelings of others, control their own feelings and behaviors and get along with peers. It provides them with a sense of who they are in the world and teaches them how to establish quality relationships with others. Read More about What Is Social Emotional Development Anyway? »
Interested in getting your CDA? Be a part of the 4C Child Development Associate (CDA) Preparation Program where learning is fun and interactive. A group in the 2019-20 Boone County class pictured here worked on a project to create a fun, safe and developmentally appropriate playground. To complete the project they were given a budget and the Kentucky playground regulations and added their imagination and expertise. Read More about The 4C CDA Preparation Program: Join the Fun! »
The Anchor For Hope Foundation will be hosting an upcoming event to benefit their partner organizations, including 4C for Children. “Speakeasy in the City” will take place on Saturday, October 19 from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at Phelps Rooftop Bar Downtown. This chic evening will showcase speakers from several partner organizations of the foundation, including 4C for Children, who will share their inspiring missions and community impact. Read More about Anchor For Hope Foundation Event to Benefit 4C »
4C for Children will once again honor “Champions for Children: The Next Generation” with its ninth annual youth award. The award celebrates a high school project led and implemented by students in grades 9-12 who are taking action on behalf of children)—locally or abroad. Read More about 4C Seeks Applications for Annual High School Youth Award »
Imagine strolling down the side walk with your young child. In what feels like the loudest voice possible your child points to someone nearby and says, “Mommy, why does she have one leg?” As a parent a cloud of uncomfortableness hovers over you and part of you wants to become invisible and sink into the sidewalk. Have you experienced a similar situation? Read More about A World of Difference »
4C for Children will honor Steve Richey and Kathy Wade as Champions for Children at the annual 4C for Children Champions Gala on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at JACK Cincinnati Casino.
“Every year we scan our community for the hidden gems who are striving to unlock the potential of our youngest children and lift them up as our Champions,” says Vanessa Freytag, 4C for Children president and CEO. “We hope the stories of these early childhood advocates inspire others in our community to continue leadership in service to children and families.” Read More about Announcing the Next Champions for Children! »
4C for Children has successfully partnered with Cincinnati Early Learning Centers (CELC) and Children, Inc., on early childhood programs over the years that support families and children in the region. On Aug. 23, these two early childhood organizations announced they will merge and form a new agency, Learning Grove. Read More about Two Early Education Agencies Unite »