I'm writing from New York City, where the 4th annual Showdown in Chinatown takes place on Wednesday, June 22nd -- this year, the Showdown will benefit Educare Arizona, and Steve and I are thrilled to be bringing the NBA and soccer communities together to raise awareness and funds about such an important issue. More about the Showdown is at www.stevenash.org/showdown . . . .
Over the past three years, Educare Arizona has received support from 28 states and four countries. We've received repeating $10 donations, and large capital gifts, heard from 10-year olds and 75-year olds, and found support in folks with who we never anticipated finding anything in common. All because of this: kids matter. No matter where in the world we are, people understand that every child -- every single child -- matters to our future, and the health of our communities. With the science never more clear that learning starts at birth, people understand, too and ever-the-more, that giving children great opportunities to learn and develop right from the beginning of their lives is critical to our collective growth.
Educare Arizona will open doors this August, and we'll celebrate with a grand opening in the autumn (when Phoenix cools down a little). Please consider a donation today, and joining Steve to officially open this beautiful building to the children and families who will gather there to improve conditions for all of us.
Thank you for helping us grow health in kids.
Jenny (and Steve)