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Dental Program

Elgin’s Health Program helps 6th grader find ...

A 12-year-old boy goes to his nurse with dental pain two weeks before the end of the...

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Reading Program

Elgin partners with school districts so 90% of third ...

*Grade level is defined as NWEA RIT score of 199; the 50th percentile.

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A Story of Dedication: Betty, an Unsung Hero

Betty Rush is a parent educator with the Family Resource Youth Center at Hazel Green...

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A Story of Success: The Hardest Place to ...

Goals are what drive Elgin Children’s Foundation – particularly the goals of...

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Dental Program

A Story of Concern: Frankie Pulls His Own ...

As hard as we try, we don’t always catch problems before they come to a head. This was...

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Story Videos

A Story of Support: Homeless in Bell County

Everyone at times needs a little extra support.

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Dental Program

A Story of Circumstances: I Have 10 Cavities

With a few simple phone calls, the Elgin partner Appalachian Life Quality Initiative...

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A Story of Hope: A Dream Becomes Reality

Sometimes hope and resilience are the only things that can carry us closer to our...

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How can you help kids get a good ...

For over ten years, Elgin has worked alongside teachers, parents, and school administrators...

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Rescuing Charity

Two generations have been born within those 50 years, and yet the poverty rate has declined a mere four percent...

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Dental Program

Suzy’s Teeth

When a child in need is noticed by an adult on patrol and loved deeply by a devoted and diligent mom, the results usually mean the child and the community wins.

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Reading Program

Improving Early Literacy at Green Magnet Elementary

Kids need champions — people willing to fight, stand, lead, direct… teach.

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Peak Performers in the Elgin Reading Initiative

For the past three plus years Elgin has partnered with school districts throughout...

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Reading Program

The Importance of Third Grade Reading Scores

A growing body of research suggests that third grade literacy is a critical...

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