Press Release: Sheltering Arms Announces Host Committee for Upcoming Celebration Dinner

Atlanta, GA – September 18, 2018 – Sheltering Arms, Georgia’s largest nonprofit early education and child care organization, has announced the Host Committee for Celebration Dinner 2018, its annual signature fundraising event, which will take place on Saturday, October 20, 6:00 pm-10:00 pm, at Porsche Experience Center Atlanta.

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Photo Gallery: Operation Storybook Highlights

With more than 900 volunteers, this year’s Operation Storybook was a huge success! Thank you to all of the volunteers, staff, and parents that took time to come out and share their love of reading with our students. We’ve compiled a gallery of some of the highlights from this year. Take a look!

Press Release: Sheltering Arms Invites Community To Participate In Annual Read-a-thon

April 10, 2018 – Sheltering Arms, Georgia’s largest nonprofit early education and child care organization, will host its annual read-a-thon and is inviting metro Atlanta communities to volunteer by reading to a class or participating in planned book-related activities.

Calling All Alumni

Sheltering Arms is currently forming an Alumni Group, which will keep former students connected to the organization while offering opportunities to meet other alumni and positively impact the community.

Membership Benefits:

  • Personal Development Opportunities
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Volunteer Opportunities

If you are an alumni and would like to participate, please click here to fill out a short form. For more information, email us at alumni@shelteringarmsforkids.com.

Press Release: Sheltering Arms Welcomes New Board Members

January 18, 2018 – Sheltering Arms, Georgia’s largest nonprofit early education and child care organization, is pleased to announce the addition of five new members to its board of directors: Michelle Horstemeyer, Nicole Layne, Andrew McConnell, Ursula L. McNeill and Kshipra Pitre.

Press Release: Sheltering Arms Celebrates Fundraising Success

Sold-Out Event Raises an Estimated $270,000 for Scholarships, Literacy Materials and Teacher Training

Close to 300 sponsors, partners, supporters and guests attended Sheltering Arms’ annual fundraising event to raise money for need-based scholarships, literacy materials for the agency’s 2,400 enrolled children and teacher training.

Press Release: Sheltering Arms to Honor Atlanta Speech School’s Comer Yates at Fundraising Dinner

September 14, 2017 – Sheltering Arms, Georgia’s largest nonprofit early education and child care organization, will host its annual fundraising event, Celebration Dinner, presented by Kaiser Permanente of Georgia, on September 30, at Porsche Cars North America and will honor Comer Yates, executive director of the Atlanta Speech School.

Fact Sheet: A Two-Generation Approach

While Sheltering Arms has long supported families by offering affordable, high-quality education and care to children, we’ve also embraced a higher standard: a two-generation approach, a responsive philosophy and an intentional practice of serving children and the adults in their lives simultaneously.

Fact Sheet: Sheltering Arms

In 1888, a group of concerned Atlanta women began Sheltering Arms’ first “center”—initially a safe space for the children of textile workers while their parents toiled in the mills.

Today, we provide more than 3,600 children and their families with world-class early childhood education and family support services each year.

Press Release: Sheltering Arms Announces Opening of New Facility, Launch of New Brand

August 23, 2017 – Sheltering Arms, Georgia’s largest nonprofit early education and child care organization, today announced the opening of its newest center during a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on the campus of Barack and Michelle Obama Academy (formerly D.H. Stanton Elementary School).

Fact Sheet: Sheltering Arms Center at Obama Academy

The Sheltering Arms Center at Barack and Michelle Obama Academy is a physical manifestation of our commitment to providing children with the emotional, social, physical, and cognitive support they need from the earliest possible moment.

Press Release: Sheltering Arms Announces Kaiser Permanente as Presenting Sponsor of Annual Fundraising Dinner

July 19, 2017 – Sheltering Arms, Georgia’s largest nonprofit early education and child care organization, has announced Kaiser Permanente of Georgia as the presenting sponsor for its 2017 Celebration Dinner, a signature fundraising event that will take place on September 30 at Porsche Cars North America.

Press Release: Sheltering Arms Receives $2 Million Grant from the Goizueta Foundation

June 8, 2017 – Sheltering Arms, Georgia’s largest nonprofit early education and child care organization, today announced that it has been awarded a $2 million grant from The Goizueta Foundation.

Press Release: Sheltering Arms Hosts Hiring Event

May 17, 2017 ‐ Sheltering Arms, Georgia’s largest nonprofit early education and child care organization, today announced that it will host a hiring event to fill teacher and food service positions for its newest center, which will open at the start of the 2017‐2018 school year. The agency also hopes to fill current positions at its other locations.

Press Release: Sheltering Arms Continues to Encourage Early Literacy Through Annual Read-A-Thon

April 13, 2017 – Sheltering Arms, Georgia’s largest nonprofit early education and child care organization, is preparing for its annual week-long read-a-thon and is inviting the community to participate by reading to a class or making a donation to help children get new books for home.

Press Release: Sheltering Arms Board of Directors Appoints New Chair, Welcomes New Members

March 7, 2017 – Sheltering Arms is pleased to announce the appointment of its new board chair, as well as the addition of five new members.

Press Release: Sheltering Arms Announces Completion of Successful Capital Campaign

February 16, 2017 – Sheltering Arms, the Atlanta-based non-profit agency that provides high-quality early childhood education and family support services, announced today that it has successfully completed its D.H. Stanton capital campaign.

Alumni Success Story: Dr. Erika Sibbie

“My mom was a single parent struggling to support two kids,” says Dr. Erika Sibbie, “but she made sure I had the strongest start possible.”

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Seeds of Success

The Seeds of Success Program is a monthly giving initiative for former parents, current parents and the alumni of Sheltering Arms to give back to the next class of children and their families who need assistance with tuition. We suggest a monthly gift of $18.88 (based on the year Sheltering Arms was established in 1888).

“Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.”
— Vladimir Lenin

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