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Spark Growth Volunteers

LOCAL NON-PROFIT  VAN FUNDRAISER

We at Spark Growth seek your support to acquire a vehicle for our community-based services. In the Morongo Basin, many children lack essential resources due to the remote and rural nature of the area. It's disheartening to know that so many kids have never even owned a book. With 71% of families facing socioeconomic challenges, it's crucial that we come together to provide these future community members with the free enrichment they deserve.

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IT ALL STARTED WITH A DREAM

How can we help our community in a positive way? Can we create more opportunities for children to engage in enjoyable activities that promote learning, like reading and art? 
Introducing the Spark Growth Literacy and Art Enrichment Program, a unique initiative that combines the joy of reading with the creativity of art, designed for kids and families!

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Wonder what Spark Growth does in a year?

Check out our 2022 Annual Report
2022 Annual Report
Reading

Literacy statistics worldwide

According to  UNICEF
"Nearly a billion people will enter the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names and two thirds of them
are women."

 

85 percent of all juveniles who interface with the juvenile court system are functionally illiterate.

 

One child in four grows up not knowing how to read.

 

2/3

of students who cannot read proficiently by the end of 4th grade will end up in jail or on welfare.

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The 4th grade is the watershed year.
We can predict that if a child is not reading proficiently in the 4th grade,
they will have approximately 78% chance of not catching up.

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