Daily Early Childhood Community Update for:
April 27, 2020
Did you miss out on the first round of PPP or EIDL loans?

More money was released today. Don't delay since they could run out of money again. Check out Tom Copelands guidance.
Governor Northam's message to teachers
FREE Literacy Materials

First Books: Up to 10 FREE downloadable books. Teachers can also order for their students too.

CDC: Order up to 5 FREE books for 1 and 2 year olds
Call to Action

Ask Congress to think about babies, toddlers and their families as they craft the next legislative package.

VECF: How to apply for the CARES money through VDSS. Monday, April 27, 6-7:30 p.m. or Wednesday, April 29, 11-12:30 p.m.

William & Mary School of Education: "Supporting Struggling Readers-for families of K-12 students", Wednesday, April 29, 2 p.m.
Regional Kindergarten Registration Goes Virtual, Launches April 30th!

More info coming soon via smartbeginningsrva.org
Please keep sharing -we are here for you.

Stay safe and be well.

Your SBGR Team
The most wasted of days is one without laughter.
E.E. Cummings
Food and Nutrition Access:

Know someone who needs help with food insecurity? Call Feed More's Hunger Hotline 804-521-2500
ex. 631

Text “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to 877-877 to find a feeding site near you or search here. These sites are available to all children 0-18 years old.
Need work or looking for workers?

Join the ChildSavers-CDS Facebook page to post your need staff or that you are looking for work. There are almost 150 members now! Let's make these connections!
Attn: Child Care Providers

DSS Licensing Hotline:

VADSS COVID -19 web page for the latest news and resources.

Update your program status with Child Care Aware of VA

A NEW RVA Basics website and FREE texting support
is coming tomorrow!
Who Can't Wait?

Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond