FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: March 20, 2017
Contact: Michael Zaragoza, Jr.
Cell: (505) 920-5107
UWSFC To Host Open House at future Early Learning Center at Kaune.
United Way of Santa Fe County will open the doors to the future site of the United Way Early Center at Kaune with tours, short program.
Santa Fe, NM – United Way of Santa Fe County (UWSFC) will host an open house at the future site of the United Way Early Learning Center at Kaune (UWELC) on Tuesday, March 21st from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. UWELC at Kaune is located at 1409 Monterey Drive. The event is open to all residents of Santa Fe County. Highlights of the event include tours of UWELC at Kaune beginning at 4:30 p.m., and a short program at 5:30 p.m. with guest speaker, author, children’s advocate, and UWSFC Board Member Valerie Plame.
The early learning center at Kaune will provide high-quality early childhood education and care to children ages six-weeks through Prekindergarten. UWSFC is raising $500,000 to complete the first phase of renovation: the Brindle Frost Baby Wing for children six-weeks through age 2. The event will also highlight United Way of Santa Fe County’s role in early childhood education and care with a two-generation approach of support for both children and their families.
“We are excited to share the United Way Early Learning Center at Kaune with our community,” said Katherine Freeman, President & CEO. “This center will serve 180 children and their families.”
UNITED WAY OF SANTA FE COUNTY BACKGROUND
Early childhood education and care is the sole mission of United Way of Santa Fe County, with a commitment to ensuring that every child receives an opportunity to succeed in school and in life. UWSFC is committed to engaging the entire community, bringing together people and resources to create opportunities for children and families to achieve their dreams and aspirations.
Beginning in 2004, UWSFC has served approximately 6,000 families by using a two-generation approach, supporting both the children and families in a series of high-quality early childhood programs designed to prepare children to enter kindergarten ready to succeed.
To learn more please visit www.uwsfc.org.