What a yr it’s been!
In 2018, Hand in Hand reached extra dad and mom than ever. Over 17,000 dad and mom took half in our father or mother assist teams. We now have over 10,000 dad and mom in our Guardian Help Group on Fb.
In June, we re-launched our paid membership, the https://www.handinhandmembers.org/Hand in Hand Guardian Membership, with a devoted web site, every day moderated Fb Group, and weekly call-in Q&A’s.
New Hellos and Fundraising Highs
Via your assist Hand in Hand Parenting raised nearly 500,000. With these funds, we had been in a position to welcome our new Interim CEO, Noelani Pearl Hunt. She helped mastermind our fantastic summer season fundraiser, the 29 Causes marketing campaign, and we shared tales of Hand in Hand’s 29 exceptional years bringing change to households. In November, we celebrated #GivingTuesday with a silent public sale, and once more, you rallied, serving to us elevate one other $11,500. Your assist helps us in all the pieces we do. Funds are used to certify candidates, launch new courses, preserve our web site, social media and podcast serving to us attain new dad and mom, publish and print our guide Pay attention, and preserve our San Francisco HQ opened and manned.
Instructors Doing Nice Issues
Hand in Hand is rising, spreading #changeparenting throughout the globe. In 2018, we licensed greater than 20 instructors who work direct with dad and mom of their communities. You may meet three of them right here or entry the entire checklist of licensed instructors.
We heard tales from instructors bringing superb change to households by way of their work, worldwide. Within the US, teacher Zelon Harrison is working in powerful areas of Oakland, and Ceci Hyoun works with younger dad and mom in South Central. Martin Larmarque took Hand in Hand’s Constructing Emotional Understanding class to a shelter in San Francisco, and Karen Murphy ran the Starter Class for survivors of home and sexual violence. Within the UK, Tracy Laverick is working in a college that has switched it’s self-discipline plans for connection plans, Roma Norriss appeared on well-liked present Nurture to speak about parenting by connection. And in India Dipali Ved and Megha Mawandia are bringing Hand in Hand Parenting to oldsters on the entrance strains of poverty.
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We Received a 2018 Nice Non-Revenue Award
Yay! We received this award because of your beneficiant suggestions. You may learn all 103 rankings right here
Our Outreach Goes Additional
Just a little over a yr after launching our podcast we hit 270,000 downloads, when you watched 25,000 hours of video courses and father or mother schooling on our Youtube channel. Preserve watching as we develop there in 2019! Because of translators donated their time and abilities, extra of our assets had been translated into French, Spanish, German, Romanian, and Hungarian. Keep tuned for our guide Pay attention’s launch in Chinese language.
Hand in Hand Goes to Harvard
A workforce together with founder Patty Wipfler was accepted right into a Three-day coaching at Harvard College’s Heart on the Growing Little one, to start creating applications for preschool workers, administrators, and oldsters in Hand in Hand Parenting’s strategy.
The suggestions acquired on strategy and its utility in preschool was deeply encouraging. We look ahead to bringing the applications to schooling facilities in 2019.
Hugs and Warms Thanks…
As you may see, it’s been an thrilling yr of motion and progress. We couldn’t have finished it with out you.
From all of us at Hand in Hand Parenting, thanks for all you give. You could have helped us to have a tremendous 2018. Right here’s to an excellent larger 2019, with extra heat, extra play, and extra connection in our households.