My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Room to Grow National, Inc., New York, NY, USA
I first started working with Room to Grow about 7 years ago after attending a small breakfast at their site on 20th Street in New York City. My friend and I then decided to host their annual Holiday party as a way to support the organization and engage with the clients of Room to Grow in a personal way. From that first experience with Room to Grow, my relationship with the organization continued to evolve. There are many ways to become involved and really make a difference. I was thrilled to be able to volunteer in other capacities and help support babies born into poverty in New York City and Boston. It's the only organization that I know that supports early childhood development through providing not only in-kind items to the child but also offers a customized support for each family through one-on-one appointments with incredibly talented social workers. This organization is extremely approachable from a donor perspective and most importantly, the majority of their funding is spent on program support directly benefitting the families that they serve. That percentage is impressive because most non-profits only spend 65-75% of their budget on program support.
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