International Literacy Day #FINDTHEWORDS WORD-A-THON
By age 3, children in low-income homes hear an average of 30 million fewer words than their peers, putting
them 18 months behind developmentally and at a great disadvantage before they even start school.
Be a part of Word-a-Thon and help us raise awareness about early childhood education for kids in need. Join
our celebrity team and share a pic, status, or video about your favorite word and what meaning it holds for
you. Just tag it #Findthewords. That’s it.
Meet the #FindTheWords team! They have joined us to support our efforts to fund and provide access to
quality early education programs and resources for children in need. See when your favorite will share their
Carolyn Miles, President & CEO
Carolyn commits to helping change the way the world treats children every single day. She has spearheaded #FindTheWords to make a lasting difference in access to early childhood education for low-income families.
Christina is a mother, recording artist and actress – in addition to being a role model for young girls. She supports many children’s organizations to create a better future for young people worldwide.
Molly is a mother, actress, and children’s advocate. She works on behalf of many organizations to raise awareness for kids and their health all over the world.
Jennifer is a mother of three and Artist Ambassador for Save the Children, where she works to ensure that every child in America has access to quality education from cradle to cap and gown.
Minnie Driver is an actress, singer-songwriter, and mother. She works with many international charities and organizations to help kids, animals, and people in need.
Our social wall is buzzing with your images and words!
Thank you for helping us #FindtheWords.
The Kid Hard Facts
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