We have a heart for the children in our community and are dedicated to seeing them thrive!
We provide afterschool programming, summer programming, and meals. We collaborate with others to provide backpacks, vision testing and other resources for our students to be more successful.
After School Programming
The children's programming provides a safe and supportive environment with a positive and trusted adult mentor. During programming we provide games, STEM activities, crafts and bible lessons with the focus to foster the relationships and love for our children and their families. Programming is provided in the Marion Village and Squaw Creek Village communities.
Summer Connection is our free community-wide summer program focused on broadening kids’ horizons and offering unique opportunities for continued learning through play and mentorship.
Backpack to School
Any student in need who attends a Marion Independent or Linn-Mar school is welcome to sign up for a free backpack with school supplies! Local families anonymously adopt students and shops specifically for them!
Registration is open from May 2nd-July4th, 2023
Registration to recieve a backpack for the 2023-2024 is now closed.
We partner with the schools to brighten the holidays for children in need! Any student in need who attends a Marion Independent or Linn-Mar school is welcome to sign up. Contact your local school office for questions about registration.