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COMMUNITY HELP NEEDED DURING CPCD'S ADOPT-A-FAMILY HOLIDAY PROGRAM

Each year, CPCD, the El Paso County grantee for the Head Start, Early Head Start and ColoradoPreschool Programs, hosts the Adopt-A-Family (AAF) Program, wherein community donors can “adopt” one of CPCD’s neediest families to help give them a memorable holiday that they otherwise could not afford. This year, CPCD aims to have all families adopted by Friday, Dec. 6. There are currently 22 families who still need adopting, and time is running out! …See More
Dec 2, 2013
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Children's Donation Drive for Black Forest Fire Victims at Community Partnership for Child Development

June 18, 2013 at 11am to June 19, 2013 at 4pm
Community Partnership for Child Development (CPCD) will collect children's items for families affected by the Black Forest Fire. Looking for children's clothing/shoes, toys & activities, books, diapers, wipes, cream, feeding & bathing gear, baby gear, and furniture. Drop off hours on 6/18 & 6/19 are 11a-4p.See More
Jun 17, 2013
CPCD posted a blog post

CPCD Hosts Donation Drive to Collect Children's Items for Fire Victims

Community Partnership for Child Development is collecting children's items for families affected by the Black Forest Fire. Drop off will be Tuesday, June 18 and Wednesday, June 19 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at CPCD (2330 Robinson St.).Accepting new…See More
Jun 17, 2013
CPCD posted an event

Fill A Seat Fridays at Around Colorado Springs

April 26, 2013 all day
Fill A Seat Fridays are part of Community Partnership for Child Development's Fill A Seat Project. The Project goal is to raise $135,000 in order to save 30 of 142 Head Start slots cut due to automatic federal budget cuts, also known as "sequestration." Head Start children handpainted preschool chairs from the empty Head…See More
Apr 22, 2013
CPCD posted a blog post

Join Fill A Seat Fridays

Head Start agencies across the country have been hit hard by the sequester's budget cuts, resulting in the abrupt closure of classrooms and cut enrollment slots, devastating millions of vulnerable children and families nationwide. Locally, the sequester's aftermath has left five classrooms and 142 Head Start slots empty at…See More
Apr 22, 2013
CPCD posted a blog post

Fill A Seat Project hopes to put kids back in the classroom

Head Start agencies across the country have been hit hard by the sequester's budget cuts, resulting in the abrupt closure of classrooms and cut enrollment slots, devastating millions of vulnerable children and families nationwide. Locally, the sequester's aftermath has left five classrooms and 142 Head Start slots empty at Community Partnership for Child Development (CPCD), the El Paso County grantee for Head Start. “Because of Head Start my children and I have the opportunity to lead…See More
Apr 18, 2013
Vivian Kirkfield replied to CPCD's discussion 'HOLIDAY ADOPT-A-FAMILY PROGRAM UNDERWAY' in the group Central
"Thank you for spreading the word about the need in Colorado Springs!  I'm passionate about helping every young child become a lover of books and reading...but if they have no books, that certainly won't happen!  I will be doing a…"
Nov 28, 2012
CPCD added a discussion to the group Central
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HOLIDAY ADOPT-A-FAMILY PROGRAM UNDERWAY

Make a Difference in the Life of a Local FamilyColorado Springs, CO – Many families enrolled in programs at Community Partnership for Child Development are faced with the challenge of simply keeping warm this winter season and meeting basic needs. Gifts for their children are beyond their means.CPCD invites friends, families and co-workers to come together and “adopt” one of our community’s neediest families. The process is quick and simple and the extra help during the holidays can make a…See More
Nov 27, 2012
CPCD posted a blog post

COMMUNITY DONATES HUNDREDS OF BOOKS TO SUPPORT EARLY LITERACY

Community Partnership for Child Development (CPCD) received overwhelming support from the community during its book drive held throughout the month of October in honor of Head Start Awareness Month. The book drive was sponsored by…See More
Nov 6, 2012
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Community Garden to Teach Healthy Habits at Ft. Carson Head Start Center

On Saturday, Oct. 20, approximately 60 community volunteers gathered at the CPCD Ft. Carson Head Start Center to install the latest of an expected 180 community Learning Gardens to be built across the country by Boulder-based nonprofit The Kitchen Community. The project, which was funded by JPMorgan Chase, will benefit the…See More
Oct 24, 2012
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Community Learning Garden Installation at Fort Carson Head Start Center

October 20, 2012 from 8:30am to 4pm
Community Partnership for Child Development (CPCD) has partnered with The Kitchen [Community] and funding partner JPMorgan Chase to install a community Learning Garden at CPCD’s on-post Ft. Carson Head Start Center. The Kitchen [Community]’s Learning Gardens are designed help decrease childhood obesity, improve academic performance and strengthen communities as members come together to install the garden and promote ways to obtain more affordable and sustainable fresh food. The garden…See More
Oct 17, 2012
CPCD posted a blog post

October is Head Start Awareness Month

Head Start began in 1965 as an eight-week summer program for young children of low-income families as part of President Lyndon Johnson's "War on Poverty." Today, it is a year-long pre-K program that provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition and parent involvement services to children and their families.As the…See More
Oct 15, 2012
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ASPEN AUTO CLINIC COMMUNITY BOOK DRIVE TO BENEFIT HEAD START CHILDREN

Community Partnership for Child Development (CPCD) has teamed up with Aspen Auto Clinic to hold a book drive for CPCD’s STAR (Sit Together and Read) literacy program. Throughout the month of October, community members can drop off new, unused children’s books at any Aspen Auto Clinic location and receive a $10 oil change (time of service subject to availability).…See More
Sep 26, 2012
CPCD posted a blog post

ASPEN AUTO CLINIC COMMUNITY BOOK DRIVE TO BENEFIT HEAD START CHILDREN

Community Partnership for Child Development (CPCD) has teamed up with Aspen Auto Clinic to hold a book drive for CPCD’s STAR (Sit Together and Read) literacy program. Throughout the month of October, community members can drop off new, unused children’s books at any Aspen Auto Clinic location and receive a $10 oil change (time of service subject to availability).…See More
Sep 25, 2012
CPCD added a discussion to the group Central
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CPCD displays pinwheels in honor of “Pinwheels for Prevention” campaign

On April 10, Community Partnership for Child Development (CPCD) displayed 100 shiny blue and silver pinwheels blowing in the breeze on the lawn of its Central Office building. A group of student volunteers from The Classical Academy helped set out the pinwheels early Tuesday morning. CPCD teamed up with other local agencies, including TESSA, The El Paso County Health Department, DHS, CASA, and Child Care Connections, to display as many pinwheels as possible throughout El Paso County in honor of…See More
Apr 10, 2012
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Apr 10, 2012

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COMMUNITY HELP NEEDED DURING CPCD'S ADOPT-A-FAMILY HOLIDAY PROGRAM

Posted on December 2, 2013 at 2:59pm 0 Comments

Each year, CPCD, the El Paso County grantee for the Head Start, Early Head Start and ColoradoPreschool Programs, hosts the Adopt-A-Family (AAF) Program, wherein community donors can “adopt” one of CPCD’s neediest families to help give them a memorable holiday that they otherwise could not afford. This year, CPCD aims to have all families adopted by Friday, Dec. 6. There are currently 22 families who still need adopting, and time is running out! …



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CPCD Hosts Donation Drive to Collect Children's Items for Fire Victims

Posted on June 17, 2013 at 1:39pm 0 Comments

Community Partnership for Child Development is collecting children's items for families affected by the Black Forest Fire. Drop off will be Tuesday, June 18 and Wednesday, June 19 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at CPCD (2330 Robinson…

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Join Fill A Seat Fridays

Posted on April 22, 2013 at 3:05pm 0 Comments

Head Start agencies across the country have been hit hard by the sequester's budget cuts, resulting in the abrupt closure of classrooms and cut enrollment slots, devastating millions of vulnerable children and families nationwide. Locally, the sequester's aftermath has left five classrooms and 142 Head Start slots…

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Fill A Seat Project hopes to put kids back in the classroom

Posted on April 18, 2013 at 10:26am 0 Comments

Head Start agencies across the country have been hit hard by the sequester's budget cuts, resulting in the abrupt closure of classrooms and cut enrollment slots, devastating millions of vulnerable children and families nationwide. Locally, the sequester's aftermath has left five classrooms and 142 Head Start slots empty at Community Partnership for Child Development (CPCD), the El Paso County grantee for Head Start. 

“Because of Head Start my children and I have the opportunity to…

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