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Support Military-Connected Families During Blue Star Welcome Week

By Douglas McAllister on September 20, 2022

 

Every year, 600,000 military-connected families and children move around the country. The average military family moves three times as often as their civilian peers, and the majority of these “permanent change of station” (PCS) moves take place during the summer. Finding access to quality, affordable child care is an essential component of a smooth transition.  

Topics: Business Operations for CCR&Rs, Best Practices, military

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How to Use AmazonSmile to Support CCAoA [2022]

By April Dodge-Ostendorf on July 13, 2022

This year, Amazon Prime Day is July 12-13. Before you take advantage of the sales, be sure to set Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) as your preferred charity in AmazonSmile.

 

What is AmazonSmile?

Amazon makes a donation to nonprofits like Child Care Aware® of America every time shoppers purchase from AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the same as Amazon.com—same products, same prices, same service. AND you get to help our cause at no cost to you! When shoppers use the AmazonSmile link to shop from, Amazon then donates 0.5% of eligible products' prices to the organization of your choice.

Topics: Business Operations for CCR&Rs, News

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Case Study: Using Social Media to Make a Difference in Your Community

By Meg Biallas on February 03, 2022

Topics: Business Operations for CCR&Rs, Professional Development, Best Practices

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Resolve to Be Ready in 2022

By Jillian Ritter on January 14, 2022

 

Topics: Business Operations for CCR&Rs, Best Practices, Health & Safety

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Case Study: How to Develop Relationships With Media

By David Carrier on November 04, 2021

This case study is part of Child Care Aware® of America’s Marketing Toolbox, a member benefit that features resources with information and advice on marketing best practices in activities such as branding, reputation management, social media and much more. The Toolbox’s media relations resources include tip sheets on building relationships with reporters, identifying and preparing staff and clients for media interviews, and a press release template 

Topics: Business Operations for CCR&Rs, Professional Development, Best Practices

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Building Resiliency in Caregivers & Children

By Julie Looper Coats on September 29, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, child care resource and referral (CCR&R) agencies stepped up and supported child care providers within their service areas in assisting with supplies, personal protective equipment and many other needs of child care programs. One of the most common themes or needs identified by child care professionals was support for the social-emotional needs of children.

Topics: Business Operations for CCR&Rs

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