Resources You Can Use
Project overview
Project description
30 interventions one-pager

Case study

Step-by-step guide

Assessment tools
Needs assessment for setting priorities for how to help your school the most
Survey for assessing each family’s needs
Volunteer tools
Email you can adapt to recruit volunteers
Email you can adapt to say thank you to volunteers
Don’t forget to celebrate your volunteers during Volunteer Appreciation Month in April, and at every opportunity!
Prepare your volunteers for successful phone visits with families using this script.
Tips for creating a Buddy Program
Other tools
Student Supply Tracker to help you manage what supplies have been requested and delivered, by whom, and when it might be time to replenish
Sample of a comprehensive Community Resource Directory containing contact information and details on how each organization serves its constituents. The list includes food pantries, thrift stores, help lines, employment-training centers, legal aid services, mental health resources, and more.
Email you can adapt to engage community partners
Teacher tech resources
Resources about the importance of school-home engagement
The Global Family Research Project has a blog, an archive, and other useful resources for how to create a more equitable “anywhere anytime learning ecology” for all children and families.
Story in the St. Louis American describing our work with one family that received beds, kitchen supplies, tables, chairs, rugs, desks and more, from a nonprofit that ensures that donated furniture and household items are shared with families who need them
Blog post on our website describing our partnership with a local grocery store to help improve school attendance
Blog post on our website describing our partnership with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department to build relationships that will last long after the pandemic is over
Blog post about getting Patrick Henry ready for virtual learning
Information about the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Information about the National Energy Assistance Referral (NEAR) hotline (1-866-674-6327)