Educate, Enlighten, and Inspire A Child Today
Orange Children and Parents Together has launched dreams for over 23,500 at-risk preschool aged children since 1967. Children transitioning from our programs continue to thrive academically, socially, economically, and personally.
Your gift today helps provide life-changing programs for vulnerable children and their families. Your support provides programs in school readiness, health and nutrition, family support, and literacy. Collaborating together we can create transformative opportunities for children, their families, and the future of the United States.
Join our commitment to nurturing children, families, and communities in need. You are the key to unlocking these opportunities. Join us.
Monetary donations are the easiest way to give. We accept credit card, corporate and personal checks, and cash for any amount.
Property donations may also provide certain tax advantages unique to your giving situation. Private residences, rental property, and commercial property donations are welcome.
In-kind donations of new equipment, school and office supplies, and books are always welcome.
Estate giving and planned giving options are certainly welcome.
The Office of Head Start requires that 20% of total program costs come from non-federal sources.This year we exceeded our goal and received $792,100 in matching funds for our Head Start programs. We are most grateful to our parents who contributed their time and efforts and to all those community members who support our children and families.
We thank the following foundations, corporations, and organizations for supporting our mission:
Angels Baseball Foundation
Assistance League of Orange
Canyon Hills Presbyterian Women’s Group
The Glick Family Foundation
Orange County Transit Authority
St. Joseph Health Foundation
Villa Park Women’s League
We thank the following donors for their generosity:
Richard & Sheree Phillips
OCPT students enter kindergarten with pre-reading skills, richer vocabulary, and stronger basic math skills than students not enrolled in early childhood education classes.
OCPT students are more likely to graduate high school and college, be employed, and earn higher incomes over their lifetime.
OCPT students are better prepared for primary education in areas of math, cognitive development, social-emotional skills, reading, and language.
Economists report early childhood education offers high return on investment – as much as $17 for every $1 invested.
“Those seeking to reduce deficits and strengthen the economy should make significant investments in early childhood education.”