Want to make a difference in the life of a young child? Contribute today!

Your investment can help support a senior volunteer reader for a young child, connect families with important community resources, sponsor a parent for leadership training and publish useful research to help improve the lives of young children and families.

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To make a contribution via U.S. Mail, please make your check payable to Meriden Children First Initiative. Gifts can be mailed to:

Meriden Children First Initiative
165 Miller Street
Meriden, CT 06450

Get Involved

There are a number of ways for families, individuals, businesses and community organizations to get involved with Meriden Children First Initiative. The following describes an important new community initiative led by parent and community leaders – just like you!

CFI’s flagship project is the Meriden Family Zone.  It involves dozens of parent and community leaders who meet to implement strategies related to the following priority areas:

  1. Early Childhood Education
  2. Youth, Career/College
  3. Health and Development
  4. Family Support