Our mission is to improve the future of Arkansas children and families by advancing literacy education through community engagement and tutoring so that all children can read proficiently by the end of third grade.
“Mr. Smith is a superhero! If he didn’t help me, I would’ve been stuck in the same place.” -Kevin, Student
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Every day we wake up, check our phones which have been charging all night, flip on the lights, and get ready for the day ahead. We go about our day without thinking of all of the things that wouldn’t be possible without power. And during the holiday season we get to enjoy the holiday lights that dazzle
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This act has moved our hearts and reminded us that generosity and kindness goes a LONG way. (Click here for another story of how one organization’s kindness has impacted others, ultimately resulting in a changed community.) Kayden, thank you for your selfless donation and taking selflessness a step further by finding ways to elevate those around
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As a 2nd grade teacher at Geyer Springs Elementary, with over 20 students in her classroom, Mrs. Bulloch, like many other teachers, experienced the inability to dedicate a lot of one-on-one attention to students in the classroom. Now serving as an Academic Intervention Specialist at Meadowcliff Elementary, she discovered community resources, such as AR Kids
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Partner and sponsor, BancorpSouth, hosted a picnic this month and the weather was AH-MAZING! Take a peek at a few of the pictures from the picnic below! A few of our faithful tutors 🙂 Tutors Keith Cox (left) and Llloyd Walker (right). Our Outreach Coordinator, Lisa, and VISTA, Keianna, decided to try out the grilled
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