My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Providence Connections, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
My daughter was a participant in the Providence Summer Camp in 2010 and I have enrolled her again for this summer,2011. What an AMAZING experience she had! Activities included Swimming, Dance, Science, Art, Literacy and Computers. Tiffini, the Camp Coordinator has a real love for children guiding them to learn while having fun. Weekly field trips included local venues and hands on outdoor activities including fishing, kayaking (in a 3 foot lake) and hiking.
The diversity of the children was a plus as she learned a respect for our world and each other. The service learning component allowed her to begin to "give back" in small ways.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
At the end of Camp, I saw a positive change in my daughter, she became more confident socially and benefited from the academic enrichment. The many experiences have broadened her view of our community making the transition into first grade and beyond a positive one.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Assist in supporting Providence Connections and other like agencies by lobbying to continue state funding and donate financially if possible. Services are critically needed to continue this good work.