Every child deserves an
equal opportunity to succeed.

What we do together matters.

Over 30 years ago, we made a promise to our community that we would be there for them. Every day since, we have worked to make sure families have the knowledge and tools they need to create a home for learning. Whether in the home or through a screen, whether providing resource connections or being a navigator through complex systems, Way to Grow is there. We walk alongside families and together, we are building a stronger community for all. Will you join us?

Life doesn't stop in a pandemic.

At Way to Grow, we provide critical, holistic school-readiness and home visiting services for families in Minneapolis, Brooklyn Park, and Brooklyn Center. Early childhood and elementary education, family resource needs, and support navigating essential services doesn’t stop during a pandemic. In fact, the stress of this pandemic is adding more weight to the shoulders of families already isolated and trying to stay afloat.

Way to Grow increased the number of “virtual” home visits to the most isolated families in our community. We are working tirelessly to support caregivers while they educate their children and provide a stable home. Our staff has a trusted relationship with each family and they are going above and beyond to assist parents as they face the challenges of language barriers, unemployment, lack of food, physical and mental health needs, and even more during such an uncertain time. Read our complete COVID-19 Response Statement here.

When the need is greatest, Way to Grow is there. Can we count on you too? Give today.

Our Latest

Summer Tutoring Initiative 3327 1441 Kate Kinkade

Summer Tutoring Initiative

This summer, Way to Grow is partnering with Literacy Minnesota’s Summer Reads program! Literacy Minnesota hires AmeriCorps VISTA members and provides literacy education training to young Summer Reads mentors. Way to Grow provides a supervisor, technology, and supplies! The Summer Reads mentors offer virtual small group reading and writing instruction for children in order to maintain and…

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Meet our New Staff! 3334 1459 Payton Gresczyk

Meet our New Staff!

We are excited to welcome six new team members at Way to Grow! Learn a bit more about Angela, Payton, Daniel, Dawn, Kate, and Fartun! Angela Hamilton Recruiter & Resource Advocate Tell us a little bit about yourself! My name is Angela, I live in Minneapolis. I grew up in Minnesota most of my life,…

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Family Fun: Post-It Note Games 800 350 Maren Nelson

Family Fun: Post-It Note Games

Keep learning year-round with indoor actives like this! Sent to us by our Preschool Pals teachers, you can adapt the game to different skill levels. You will need: A blank wall or door (or even the front of the refrigerator), sticky notes, marker.  Step 1:Write each letter of the alphabet on a different sticky note, and put them…

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Upcoming Events

Dream Tracks

May 20 / 5:45 pm6:45 pm

Play to Grow

May 12 / 10:30 am11:30 am

2020 Shine Celebration

September 25, 2020 / 7:00 pm7:30 pm

2020 Education is Power

June 16, 2020 / 12:00 pm5:30 pm

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