Press Release: Sheltering Arms Welcomes New Board Members

January 18, 2018 – Sheltering Arms, Georgia’s largest nonprofit early education and child care organization, is pleased to announce the addition of five new members to its board of directors: Michelle Horstemeyer, Nicole Layne, Andrew McConnell, Ursula L. McNeill and Kshipra Pitre.

Photo Gallery: Cocktails & Conversation Fall 2017

The fall edition of Cocktails & Conversation brought insightful discussion around two-generation strategies and their impact on families. Many thanks go to our panelists, parents, teachers, and business professionals who attended this event. Click here to see the entire photo gallery.  

Photo Gallery: Celebration Dinner 2017

This year’s Celebration Dinner was a huge success! Here’s a peek at all the fun that was had during this year’s Celebration Dinner. Click here to see the entire photo gallery.  

Press Release: Sheltering Arms Celebrates Fundraising Success

Sold-Out Event Raises an Estimated $270,000 for Scholarships, Literacy Materials and Teacher Training Close to 300 sponsors, partners, supporters and guests attended Sheltering Arms’ annual fundraising event to raise money for need-based scholarships, literacy materials for the agency’s 2,400 enrolled children and teacher training.

Fact Sheet: A Two-Generation Approach

While Sheltering Arms has long supported families by offering affordable, high-quality education and care to children, we’ve also embraced a higher standard: a two-generation approach, a responsive philosophy and an intentional practice of serving children and the adults in their lives simultaneously.

Fact Sheet: Sheltering Arms

In 1888, a group of concerned Atlanta women began Sheltering Arms’ first “center”—initially a safe space for the children of textile workers while their parents toiled in the mills. Today, we provide more than 3,600 children and their families with world-class early childhood education and family support services each year.

Fact Sheet: Sheltering Arms Center at Obama Academy

The Sheltering Arms Center at Barack and Michelle Obama Academy is a physical manifestation of our commitment to providing children with the emotional, social, physical, and cognitive support they need from the earliest possible moment.