Erie Together is teaming up with childhood professionals to help families prepare their children for school.
These toolkits are filled with resources to help parents give their kids a jumpstart on their education, including books and educational activities.
There will be four toolkit events. The first was Wednesday night at the Union City Family and Community Development Center.
"it's crucial that we provide them with the support and tools that they need to get their children ready for kindergarten prior to ever setting foot into a formal school system,” said Bonni Williams, Director of Family and Community Development at the Union City Support Center.
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield funded 150 toolkits to be used throughout the county.
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