AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Ms. Myrt’s Home is a non-profit childcare heart that goals to offer low and center earnings households high quality after-school care and summer season applications.
However identical to many others, the ability is making an attempt to make a comeback after being shut down for months. Practically eight months.
However now, the non-profit childcare heart has made some adjustments.
“We’re undoubtedly speaking extra about well being and security,” Deena Youngblood stated.
She is the CEO, and he or she says the pandemic has inspired them to show college students coping mechanisms.
“A whole lot of these kids are after fifth grade, they’re in center college they usually go dwelling by themselves,” Youngblood defined. “Educating children about psychological well being is at all times necessary. Caring for their complete self, not simply the starvation, taking good care of their psychological wants, their emotional wants…”
She says that’s why they’re speaking extra about psychological and bodily well being, instructing college students issues like aerobics and find out how to keep their emotional well-being.
“Generally you have got to have the ability to present one thing like that to kids,” Youngblood stated. “We’re additionally taking extra about wellness health we’ve got launched numerous yoga and meditation strategies for youngsters.”
She says their objective is to be the sunshine, however for them to proceed to offering assist they’re going to want assist from the neighborhood.
“We’re nonetheless not a spot the place I can breathe simple and say, ‘Okay, we’re going to be okay,’” Youngblood stated. “Getting back from having our doorways closed for about eight months has been very troublesome.”
She says this heart has helped create a number of success tales. And proper now they’re counting on grace and hope from the neighborhood to push them by this distinctive part.
“With the help love and perseverance, we’re all going to be okay,” Youngblood stated.
Ms. Myrt’s Home has been round for practically 5 years. For those who’re keen on volunteering or donating, you’ll be able to go to their Facebook page.
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