Jumpstart - Massachusetts    

Social Impact Profile ™

Areas of Impact:
Education,Healthy Child Development

Currently, Jumpstart partners more than 650 college student and community volunteers to work with 1,400 Massachusetts preschool children living in low-income neighborhoods in Greater Boston, Southeast Massachusetts, and the Merrimack Valley. Together, for the entire school year, they work on the language and literacy skills these children need to succeed not only in school, but also in life.

    Updates

    Jumpstart in the Boston Marathon

    Jumpstart was selected, through an incredibly competitive process, as an official charity for the 2012 Boston Marathon®. Jumpstart was one of 6 organizations chosen from a pool of nearly 150. We are thrilled to announce our Boston Marathon Team for 2012! Click on each runner below to learn more about them. Read More

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    6th Annual Jumpstart's Read for the Record

    NEW YORK, NY – October 6, 2011 – Today, millions of adults and children across the country are taking part in Jumpstart’s Read For the Record®. Presented in partnership with the Pearson Foundation, this nationwide campaign promotes the importance of early education and breaks the record for the largest shared reading experience on a single day. This year, the Campaign will also be tracking how many people read the book online through Jumpstart’s partner, We Give Books, to set a record within a record for the largest digital reading record on a single day. Read More