The Largest Gathering of the Sheltering Arms Community of the Year!

Embrace Early & Create the Future

Presented by Chick-fil-A

Sponsor, Bid, Dance & Donate

You are invited to join us for Sheltering Arms' Annual Signature Event

The Embrace Early Street Party!

The event will include live music from our favorite local group 1st Generation, dancing, food trucks including the Slutty Vegan, seating beneath the party tent, Live Auctions, Silent Auctions & fun; all in support of instilling a love of learning in each child we serve.




Photos from Our Previous Event

Purchase Individual Event Tickets

Your ticket purchase supports our early literacy programming and makes a big difference in the lives of our children. Thank you.

Support Equity in Education

When you Sponsor, win a bid or make a donation at Embrace Early & Create the Future you are supporting equity in education, and the highest level of early childhood education and family services available for nearly 3,000 young and their families this year

Three Ways to Support

Join The Auction Fun!

Win an African Safari Trip!

The Live Auction

Open the night of the event (Sept. 23rd)
Don’t miss out on our Live Auction the night of the EECF Street Party! You can bid on an array of items from trips abroad to Atlanta Hawks Courtside Tickets.

The Silent Auction

Now open for bidding! 
You can bid on so many different items like jewelry, vacations, virtual wine tasting, signed memorabilia and much more! You can also bid in person at the night of the EECF Street Party.

Donate to "Fund a Need"

We view and approach our work through an equity lens, and provide early childhood education and care to the most vulnerable families in Atlanta. More than 90% of our kids meet or exceed the developmental milestones for their age by the end of the school year.
Your donation today changes the future of every child in our program. Please make the biggest, most generous impact you can make today!

More Info About the Event

Thank You to All of Our

2021 Corporate Sponsors

In Kind
  • Georgia Power
  • Kaplan Early Learning Company
  • Smith & Howard
  • Supply Source
Individual Sponsors
  • Kathy Bremer
  • Joni Deus
  • Dan Goerlich
  • Martha Greenway
  • Nicole Layne
  • A. Elizabeth Patrick
  • Egbert Perry
  • Blythe Keeler Robinson
  • Lovette Russell
  • Kathyrn Valentine
  • Patrick Warren

Don't Miss The Event of the Year!

Can't Make It?

If you can’t make it out to our EECF Street Party, have no fear!
You can watch the whole event LIVE here:

The fun starts at 5:00 pm. AND you can bid on Silent Auction items as well! Hope you tune in and join in on the fun!