Hope, Joy, and a Future that is Bright

Season of Giving

This is the time of year when many people ask, “how can I help?” There are many ways to support our children and their families – your support really does make a difference! This holiday season, we’re featuring and celebrating the ways you can give your time, your money, and your voice to make an impact that lasts a lifetime. Join us in spreading hope and joy and building a future that is bold and bright for all children at Early Connections Learning Centers! 


For 125 years, Early Connections has provided children and families access to early education and care regardless of their economic status. Everyday, we invest in our children and know that we’re also investing in the future of our community. But we can’t do it alone – it takes a village! Here are some of the ways you can give your time, money, and voice in support of our children.  


Give Your Time

Historic Tours  | Join us for a tour of our Historic Day Nursery Center to learn more about our remarkable history, legacy, and how we strive to always meet the needs of children and families in Colorado Springs. Register Here!

Make Sensory Play Kits | A kid’s job is to play, and that’s the best way for them to learn. Follow a simple recipe to make playdough and flubber for sensory play and learning in our classrooms. Download Recipe!

Volunteer | We are always in need of extra hands! Learn more about volunteer opportunities and Register Here!

give your money

Give Your Money

Giving Tuesday, Nov 29! | Join this annual, one day global-movement that aims to unleash the power of collective giving to make a BIG difference. Donate Here!

Stockings for Kids! | Adopt a child or family and purchase holiday gifts. Browse Here!

Colorado Gives Day, Dec 6! | For 24 hours, Coloradans across our state come together to invest and strengthen our community. Donate Here!

Donate Now! | A gift to Early Connections qualifies for the Child Care Contribution Tax Credit, too! Donate Here!

Amazon Wish List! | Purchase classroom supplies that go directly to our teachers and students. Shop Now!

give your voice

Give Your Voice

Talk to people about Early Connections and how we have worked tirelessly (125 years and counting!) to provide high quality care and education to the children of El Paso County, regardless of their family’s economic status. 

In fact, 98% of the children who walk through our doors are offered tuition assistance. Additionally, nearly 78% quality for free and reduced lunch.  

Educate yourself and educate others – share these important stats! 

Watch and share the video below on social media and let people know how they can continue and contribute to our 125 year legacy. 

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