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Opening Doors for Children & Families


By supporting ABC Head Start, your donation will give children the skills they need to be successful in their educational journey and support families to transition out of poverty, become healthy and self-reliant.  Our priority is to find new and creative ways to reduce our wait lists and support vulnerable children and families.  Help us realize this vision and strengthen our communities.



ABC Head Start is a Registered Charity. Charitable registration #- 137044962RR0001

*PLEASE NOTE: Donations will be proccessed in Canadian dollars. Official receipts may take up to 8 weeks to arrive by mail; please ensure you provide accurate address and contact information. In accordance with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) receipt/s will only be issued to an original donor (name, address).

For further information- http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/chrts-gvng/menu-eng.html

If you have any questions about donations, receipts or letters of acknowledgement, please contact Christi Lein, Development & Stakeholder Relations Manager at: giving@abcheadstart.org


WE NEED YOUR HELP! Literacy Backpack Day is fast approaching on June 22, 2018. This event is about supporting children and their families in neighbourhoods across Edmonton.

How can you help?
· Provide the tools to fill the Literacy Backpacks and Family Care Pack (see list of items.)
· Organize a drive in your community or business to collect the items.
· Provide a monetary donation to go towards the purchase of the items.
· Volunteer to pack and distribute the items.

Contact Christi to get involved at giving@abcheadstart.org.


At ABC Head Start we believe the best way to help children is to strengthen families and community. As we work together in partnership we benefit from the shared enthusiasm, energy and ideas that each partner contributes. Community support ensures the continued success and sustainability of ABC Head Start. Every year volunteers donate thousands of hours of time in classroom and non-classroom activities. Find out how you can get involved today!


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