NEST Community Learning Center

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Name of Non-Profit Organization * NEST Community Learning Center
Today’s Date: * Thursday, August 29, 2019
Organization’s website http://nestclc.org
EIN / 501(C)(3)Number * 81-2868983
What year did your organization receive it’s non-profit status? * 2016
Address *

11905 Rich Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
United States
County * Hamilton
Your Name * Evangeline DeVol
Your Title * Executive Director
Your email address * nestlearningctr@gmail.com
Your Phone Number (513) 781-1238
Executive Director’s Name * Evangeline DeVol
Executive Director’s email address * nestlearningctr@gmail.com
What is the mission of your organization? To provide sound Nutrition and targeted Education in a Safe neighborhood environment that will Transform the outcome of at-risk suburban school age children. Founded in 2016 with the mission to address academic and non-academic barriers that perpetuate the cycle of generational poverty in suburban communities. Through its innovative mobile classroom, NEST delivers year-round, award winning academic and non-academic programs right to the front doors of suburban kids in poverty. .
Which social causes (up to 3 choices) does your agency address through its programming? *
  • (3) Children
  • (5) Education
  • (11) Poverty
Any comments about your selections you would like to share with the student philanthropists?
There are almost 16 million children (or almost 22% of this country’s child population) currently living in poverty (half a million of these kids live in Ohio, a million in Kentucky and a million and a half of these kids live in Indiana). AND since 2012 the majority of these children live in the suburbs. When the War on Poverty was declared in 1964 we have 19% of all this country’s children in poverty. Clearly, in the 55 years since then, we haven’t made the changes that millions of kids in poverty need. However, we have learned a lot! We have learned that food, clothing, shelter and medical care are critical for these children to survive but frankly, surviving is not thriving and everyone agrees that the only thing that will allow these kids to thrive long term, and not end up as adults in poverty, is Education. AND schools can not do this alone. This is why NEST Community Center was born. Our mobile classrooms, with their year round programs, deliver, right to the kids’ front door, award winning and proven systems that are designed to be built WITH the community, FOR the community, IN the community. Grades and test scores are up, teachers report more confident and better behaved low-income students, and local police report reduced vandalism, petty crime and drug activity where NEST serves.
Does your organization have volunteer opportunities available for students? * Yes, Grades 9 – 12
List possible volunteer opportunities -or- a link to where they can be found on the web. 1. Volunteer as an after school tutor
2. Donate funds to support operating costs
3. Donate packaged snacks and bottled water
4. Help out and/or attend one of our fundraising events.
5. Donate items for our summer program
Volunteer coordinator Kathy O’Keefe
Volunteer coordinator’s email address nestlearningctr@gmail.com
Volunteer coordinator’s phone number (513) 781-1238

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