Summer Fun with Cocky’s Reading Express!

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

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On July 17th, the younger children enrolled in our summer camp attended a Cocky’s Reading Express event where they received free books and also got to meet Cocky himself!

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Changes in US Poverty Rates, 2007-2011 (cool infographic)

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

St. Lawrence Place Teens Give Back at the Babcock Center

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

On July 18th, 7 teenagers currently living at St. Lawrence Place traveled to Babcock Center to volunteer, as part of our “Teens Give Back in the Summer” program at SLP.

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Family Literacy Night Activity: Ears Up, Ears Down

Posted by: RJames

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Every third Monday, SLP hosts a Family Literacy Night for all residents.  Each family sits together and engages in activities that will enhance their child’s reading and comprehension skills. It is also an uninterrupted time that families can discuss their day and any other pertinent issues, as well as share a meal.

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Kids Create: Summer Fun at EdVenture

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

Some photos of the kids in our Summer Camp on a recent visit to EdVenture Children’s Museum:

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Host a “Do-Good” Party & Teach Your Child A Life Lesson

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

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We have some pretty awesome supporters, and over the years many families have chosen to ask guests coming to a child’s birthday party to bring donations for St. Lawrence Place in lieu of presents.  Any parent out there knows the drill–our kids have too much stuff already!  What better way to teach your child about giving to others, and save yourself the new clutter in your own home?!

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