L.E.A.P. Remote Services Update

(This blog post was initially published 12/14/2020 and has been updated 1/6/2021.)   Due to the increase in community cases of COVID-19, L.E.A.P. will continue our remote program services until January 29th, 2021, and will re-evaluate at that time. With an abundance of caution and a deep sense of responsibility for the health and safety […]

Read More

Local Food Pantries

L.E.A.P. will be closed Thursday, December 24, 2020 through Sunday, January 3, 2021.  If you or anyone you know is in need of emergency food assistance during that time, the following is a list of local food pantries, current as of July 2020.  Please contact these organizations directly to verify hours and locations. Local Food […]

Read More

Make Your End of Year Donation to L.E.A.P.!

Dear Friend of L.E.A.P., We’re not going to sugarcoat it; this year has been incredibly hard for L.E.A.P. During the past nine months of the COVID-19 pandemic, our ability to provide Learning, Employment, and Assistance has been challenged, and our staff certainly rose to the challenge.  Partnership is now more important than ever, and we […]

Read More

L.E.A.P. Makes A Difference: Feedback from Clients, Parents, and Partners

L.E.A.P. staff get to see the incredible impact of our programs and services each day!  Would you like to read some of the feedback we’ve received in the past year? To view these comments and more, please click this link for the two-page document:  Feedback about L.E.A.P. 2019-2020 “I went to the L.E.A.P. office, and […]

Read More

Please support L.E.A.P. on Giving Tuesday!

Please consider supporting L.E.A.P. on Giving Tuesday. This year, Giving Tuesday is Tuesday, December 1, 2020.  L.E.AP.’s theme for Giving Tuesday this year is “L.E.A.P. More Than Ever!” Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. This year, on Giving Tuesday, our most vulnerable community […]

Read More

L.E.A.P. Head Start Program Director Patricia Salvarezza has been with the program 33 years, a dozen other staff members have a decade or more of dedicated service

As Head Start Awareness Month comes to a close, we’d like to tell you about over a dozen staff members that have been with L.E.A.P. Head Start for a decade or longer!   Yes, that’s impressive!  Why does it matter? Staff longevity and retention means that children will receive consistent education and support from qualified […]

Read More

L.E.A.P. Executive Director Traci Ross featured on LookTV 10/12/2020

Thank you to Look TV for the opportunity to share information about L.E.A.P.’s programs and services on “Look This Week”!   Antoinette Jackson, Owner, VP Business Development, contacted L.E.A.P. in September about the prospect of scheduling an interview, which, due to the COVID 19 pandemic, was filmed via Zoom on October 7th. Traci was interviewed by […]

Read More

L.E.A.P. Executive Director Traci Ross and Outreach and Development Coordinator Jennifer Frigolette on “I’m In with the ARCC” Radio Show October 2, 2020

On Wednesday, September 30th, L.E.A.P. Executive Director Traci Ross and Outreach & Development Coordinator Jennifer Frigolette joined “I’m in with the ARCC” radio show host Amanda Blanton on skype to tape an interview that was broadcast on October 2, 2020 on Talk!1450AM WWSC and 93.1FM.  Amanda asked Jennifer about her first eight weeks at L.E.A.P., […]

Read More