Success is not a coincidence.

We’re building a better future for Watauga County

Our Kids. Our Future.

We’re on a mission to make a difference in the High Country.

That’s why we’re committed to advancing the most promising prenatal-to-three policies and programs to create and expand systems of support for families—reaching every mother and child at or before birth—and increasing access to affordable, high-quality infant and toddler child care and learning environments in settings that meet the varied needs of families.

Smarter Investments to Support Families

Programs designed to support families and children so they are confident and prepared for school and life – elevating our community, workforce, and economy in the process.

Why Act Now?

Increase in economic prospects for the children and their parents.

$ 1

On every dollar spent per annum on birth-to-five programs. That’s money right back into our economy.

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Low-income children are at a significant disadvantage in coming to kindergarten ready to learn.

Make Your Investment

Your support makes a difference right here in Watauga County – today.



Jumpstarting Education

A small investment today makes a big impact where we live.

Who We Are

Our background and story, we're here to make a difference.

How You Can Help

Learn what you can do to make an impact.

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We're Part of Something Bigger

We are just one chapter of many organizations across the country. Get more information and see where other initiatives are taking place here.