The Gift of Reading | Root for Kids

The Gift of Reading

One of the best gifts we can give kids is a love for reading and then nurture that love. Book ownership increases literacy rates, which positively impact a child’s health, learning skills, life expectancy, and lifetime income. Needless to say, children’s books can change lives. Our Early Head Start Literacy Program encourages enrolled parents to …

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5 Dental Tips to Teach Kids

Did you know that tooth decay and other oral health diseases are mostly preventable? Still, 42% of children in the U.S. between 2 and 11 years old have had dental caries (tooth decay) in their primary teeth (1). With February being National Children’s Dental Health Month, we have gathered dental tips to teach kids and resources from the American Dental Association to …

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Top 10 Moments of 2018

2018 was a big year for Root for Kids (previously The Learning Center for Families). We celebrated our 25th Anniversary, changed our name and branding, built a new website, expanded our services and most importantly, we were able to serve 1,293 kids – more than ever before. Take a look back with us to our …

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Radioathon | Root for Kids

Radioathon Kicks Off the Season of Giving

On December 5, 2018, we hosted our 3rd annual holiday Radioathon for children and families. Every year we partner up with Red Rock Broadcasting and their radio stations for a 13-hour day of giving. Mix 103.1, Coyote 102.3 and Kool 98.9 broadcast live from our building in St. George to interview families served by our …

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Staff Highlight: Early Intervention Nurses

We are extremely fortunate to have two talented registered nurses (RN) in our staff – Stacie Holt and Megan Eads. They are part of the Health Services team at Root for Kids, where they work with our Early Head Start kids and pregnant moms and Early Intervention kids. Today we’re highlighting their amazing work with …

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