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CCFA’s Day at Mercer County Stables

CCFA’s Day at Mercer County Stables

August 15th, the Center for Child and Family Achievement sponsored 12 Boys from Trenton to attend a “Day at Mercer County Stables” to learn about horses. Each of the boys ages 8-14 yrs. had an unique opportunity to experience mounting and riding a horse. The day began...

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Princeton Blairstown Summer Bridge T-Shirts

Princeton Blairstown Summer Bridge T-Shirts

Tony Jackson, Thank you for your gift of 80 colorful “Trust the King” Tee shirts given to CCFA Summer Campers who attended the amazing Princeton Blairstown Summer Bridge. These incredible children had a wonderful time from Sprout U & Jefferson Schools in Trenton!...

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Take a Child Fishing

Take a Child Fishing

Yolanda L. Robinson, Founder-Executive Director of Living a Powerful Life, LLC is the visionary behind "Take a Child Fishing" held on June 3rd at the Lake in Mercer County Park. Families from Trenton come together to celebrate, pray and learn how to fish. This...

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Venture Out Program

Venture Out Program

The Center for Child and Family Achievement‘s STEM and Nature Programs for Trenton students grades 4th-10th grades, recognizes the urgency in this post-pandemic reality for students to explore Nature! We are grateful to Princeton Blairstown for their “Venture Out”...

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Spring Break Books for Breaks

Spring Break Books for Breaks

On April 5th, 4th Graders and Special Needs students at Jefferson Intermediate School selected 4-10 books to inspire Spring Break reading and build their home libraries. The over 150 students were excited to browse and select from hundreds of books, from a variety of...

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Family Easter Food Basket Distribution

Family Easter Food Basket Distribution

Family Easter Food Basket distribution April 1st. Thank you, Morrisville Presbyterian Church Deacons! Your generosity made a difference! On Saturday April 1st, The Center for Child and Family Achievement in partnership with Morrisville Presbyterian Church Deacons...

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World Water Day – The Watershed Institute

World Water Day – The Watershed Institute

CCFA partnered with the Watershed Institute for 60 students and their parents to participate in a variety of interactive educational and fun activities at World Water Day. Buses transported families from Sprout U and Jefferson Schools in Trenton. A healthy free lunch...

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Pamela Bush Allen Provides 40 Thanksgiving Dinners

Pamela Bush Allen Provides 40 Thanksgiving Dinners

CCFA partners with our CCFA volunteer Pamela Bush Allen who volunteers to operate her own community food pantry in West Trenton. Ms. Bush Allen cooked 40 dinners that were given to individuals and families who needed a home-cooked meal on Thanksgiving Day. This act of...

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Thanksgiving Books for Breaks

Thanksgiving Books for Breaks

On November 21st CCFA’s Books for Breaks was held at the Jefferson Intermediate School in partnership with Christine‘s Hope for Kids, who generously donated 141 “ treat bags “ for 5th graders. In addition to these bags filled with goodies and treats, each student...

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Boys and Girls Club STEM Conference

Boys and Girls Club STEM Conference

CCFA sponsors 8 students from our STEM cohort to attend the Boys Girls Club Mercer County’s STEM Conference on November 10th. The day included a comprehensive STEM interactive curriculum, exploring science, advancement in technology, engineering activities, and...

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Princeton Blairstown Girls Leadership Institute

Princeton Blairstown Girls Leadership Institute

CCFA’s “ Lead to Achieve” Program sponsors 3 girls to attend the November 5th-6th, Princeton Blairstown Girls Leadership Institute at Blairstown. The girls were selected based on their demonstrated leadership potential and participation in CCFA ‘s Girls SWIM to ROW!...

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Books & Treats

Books & Treats

The Center for Child and Family Achievement’s(CCFA) 8th Annual “ Books & Treats” was held at the Jefferson Intermediate School and Wilson Homes yesterday. It was a joyous time filled with bags of sweet treats and fun hand toys for all 4th Graders at Jefferson....

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Jefferson School’s First PTO Meeting for 2022-23

Jefferson School’s First PTO Meeting for 2022-23

On September 28th, the Center for Child and Family Achievement promotes parent engagement and school attendance at Jefferson School’s first PTO meeting for 2022-23. CCFA donated a laundry basket filled with items for a month's laundry supply and other household...

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Jefferson Intermediate School BACK to SCHOOL NIGHT

Jefferson Intermediate School BACK to SCHOOL NIGHT

The Center for Child and Family Achievement’s Trenton Public School partner for the 2022-23 School year is Jefferson Intermediate School. CCFA ‘s volunteer Teia Robertson distributed over 100 gift bags which included books, art kits, Uno cards, board games, popcorn,...

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Leafless Not Lifeless with Sharon Benjamin

Leafless Not Lifeless with Sharon Benjamin

Wanda Webster Stansbury on Leafless Not Lifeless with Sharon Benjamin. interview - Center for Child and Family Achievement our impact celebrating 8 years of “Families Reading and Achieving Together “ and over 80,000 books for Children’s Home Libraries!...

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CCFA Students Attend Watershed Nature Camp

CCFA Students Attend Watershed Nature Camp

Watershed Nature Camp welcomed 28 students from Kindergarten to 9th grade, from June 27th - August 18th. CCFA students were recruited from our Trenton community partners at Wilson Homes, Trenton Public Library, Gregory School, Monument School, Life Gate Christian...

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CCFA Partners With the Big Dream Youth Festival

CCFA Partners With the Big Dream Youth Festival

August 13th “The Big Dream “ Youth Festival was a great day of celebration, providing over 1,000 children in Trenton with, hot dogs, ice cones, cotton candy, popcorn, over 100 free new bikes, gift cards, new school uniforms, basketballs, books and lots of great...

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CCFA Promotes “DREAM BIG“ Youth Festival

CCFA Promotes “DREAM BIG“ Youth Festival

CCFA promotes the “DREAM BIG“ Youth Festival, at our Summer Camp, held in partnership with Gregory School and Princeton Blairstown! The Center for Child and Family Achievement’s Princeton Blairstown Summer Bridge STEAM Camp at Gregory School promotes the “DREAM BIG”...

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CCFA Sponsors 3rd Annual Trenton Women’s Gathering

CCFA Sponsors 3rd Annual Trenton Women’s Gathering

CCFA partners with Ms. Yolanda L. Robinson‘s, Living a Powerful Life, LLC for the 3rd Annual Trenton Women’s Gathering. This inspiring event is a day to celebrate women in their various roles, situations, challenges, and success as business owners, authors, vendors,...

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CCFA Campers at Baldpate Nature Camp

CCFA Campers at Baldpate Nature Camp

We are delighted that for our second Summer the Mercer County Park Commission has provided 5 scholarships for CCFA students to attend a week exploring nature, at Baldpate Nature Camp. Kyler Stokes, featured here is a Trenton,7th Grader who attended Baldpate Nature...

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SWIM to ROW- Girls Level 3 Final Phase

SWIM to ROW- Girls Level 3 Final Phase

CCFA’s SWIM to ROW -Girls, Level 3; from May 10th - July 26th, Six girls started in September 2021. Three girls completed all SWIM to ROW requirements and were awarded a certificate of completion by the Princeton National Rowing Association presented to Kewyanya Ford...

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CCFA at Education Summit

CCFA at Education Summit

CCFA was represented by Wanda Webster Stansbury at the Annual Innovative Schools Summit in Las Vegas, July 6th-9th, the focus of the conference was to address issues and impacts of the pandemic; “learning loss, cultural responsiveness, and supportive discipline “. In...

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Juneteenth Event at Capital City Farm

Juneteenth Event at Capital City Farm

CCFA's “Read to Achieve“ Partners with Mercer County Park Commission, Juneteenth Event at Capital City Farm on June 18, 2022 The Mercer County Park Commission‘s Juneteenth Event at Capital City Farm was an outstanding celebration of the contributions of Black...

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STEAM Summer Bridge Camp

STEAM Summer Bridge Camp

Princeton Blairstown at Gregory School - STEAM Summer Bridge Camp - Recruitment Session for Raising 5th Graders June 8, 2022 Ms. Harris, Principal of Gregory School in partnership with CCFA invites Princeton Blairstown STEAM Summer Bridge Camp to Gregory School on...

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CCFA Camper Bags Given To 90 Students

CCFA Camper Bags Given To 90 Students

CCFA Camper Bags were given to all 90 of our Summer Campers; which included the Day at Mercer County Stables; Princeton Blairstown STEAM Summer Bridge Camp, Watershed Nature Camp, Baldpate Nature Camp, and Day at Mercer Stables. The CCFA Camper Bags included a CCFA...

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CCFA’s Parent Cafe at Gregory School May 11th

CCFA’s Parent Cafe at Gregory School May 11th

This was the last session in a series of 6 conducted by Rutgers SNAP-Ed Program and Rutgers for the School year October 2021-May 2022, Promoting Healthy Food Choices and Mindful Eating. On May 11th families gathered for the last in a series of 6 nutrition education...

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Girls SWIM to ROW Completes Level 2

Girls SWIM to ROW Completes Level 2

CCFA celebrates 4 “SWIM to ROW girls; Dezzimaya Rogers, Kennedy Crawford, Mazori Bush and Kewayna Blue who successfully completed Level 2 on April 19th. Special Thanks to Victoria Bush, parent chaperone and our community partners; Capital City YMCA for providing free...

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SWIM to ROW get Easter Gift Baskets

SWIM to ROW get Easter Gift Baskets

On April 12th CCFA’s SWIM to ROW girls were given Easter Gift Baskets , with lots of goodies and books to read during Spring . The bags included 2-4 inspirational books, a Bible devotional , 5-7 bags of chips , lots of Easter treats. Special Thanks to Nassau Christian...

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Families Cooking Together Parent Café

Families Cooking Together Parent Café

On April 6th CCFA’s second in a series of three Mindful Eating Cooking Classes was conducted by zoom from 6-7pm. This session “Families Cooking Together“ brought children with their siblings, parents and grandparents to learn and explore new recipes. Each family...

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CCFA’s “Read Across America“

CCFA’s “Read Across America“

March 8 - March 31, The Center for Child and Achievement’s “Read to Achieve” distributed over 300 new books to students at the Gregory and Monument Elementary Schools donated by the United Way of Greater Mercer County in celebration of “Read Across America Day”! CCFA...

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Over 1,300 Snacks Bags Given Students in Trenton

Over 1,300 Snacks Bags Given Students in Trenton

A smile on each students face as they took a snack home at the end of the day on March 22nd. Special Thanks to Melissa Oliver of Odyssey International Productions, long time CCFA corporate partner who donated and delivered over 1,300 bags of chips, to the Gregory and...

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Mommy & Me Cooking at Home Parent Cafe

Mommy & Me Cooking at Home Parent Cafe

March 9th, was the first Parent Café in the 2022 series “Mommy & Me Cooking at Home” a Mindful Eating cooking class conducted on Zoom for 20 Gregory School Students and CCFA Cohort Families. This cooking class brings parents and children in a interactive learning...

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SWIM to ROW – Level 2 Girls Cohort

SWIM to ROW – Level 2 Girls Cohort

SWIM to ROW Girls Cohort Level 2 is "off to a huge splash“ Victoria Bush, CCFA’s volunteer chaperone excitedly shared. On January 25th, when Trenton School opened after an extended “Christmas Break“ school closing due to the pandemic, CCFA’s SWIM to ROW Girls Cohort...

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CCFA’s Girls SWIM to ROW

CCFA’s Girls SWIM to ROW

CCFA’s Girls SWIM to ROW, Partnership with Mercer County Parks Commission, Hamilton YMCA, Capital YMCA, Princeton National Rowing Association and the CCFA We celebrate the accomplishments of six girls from Trenton, ages 11-13th who completed SWIM to ROW a 3-month...

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Donate to CCFA

Donate to CCFA

The faces of children we serve tell their stories, what happens when “tools for learning“ are placed in the hands of a child, they know that we see them! The Center for Child and Family Achievement‘s mission is accomplished in each child when we place the “tool kit...

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