SECOND ANNUAL | OCT. 23

Every Hoosier child should have access to quality early education.

Brighter Futures for Hoosier Kids

We all know that the next generation must be more resilient, creative and adaptable than ever to meet the unknown demands of our future economy and world. The challenge of COVID-19 has reminded us just how critical these skills are – and they are established in the first five years of life.

Every day, Day Early Learning lab schools give children the skills they will need to succeed, while pioneering new approaches to help kids grow into curious, adaptable and resilient adults. Through our centers, we’ve made it our focus to ensure every child is ready to flourish in kindergarten and beyond. While the pandemic has been a challenge for everyone, it has not stopped us from continuing to serve the children and families who need us the most. In fact, we opened our doors wider.

It is the mission of Early Learning Indiana to share this focus with partners, businesses and advocates across the entire state. We are the leader in expanding access to high-quality education and opportunity to Indiana children and families — regardless of place or economics.

For 120 years, Early Learning Indiana and Day Early Learning centers have engineered brighter futures for Hoosier kids. Your help on this day will address immediate needs in your community and prove itself a rewarding investment in the years to come.

Our Goals

Equip New Classrooms

To give more children and families access to high-quality early learning.

Enhance Playgrounds for Early Learners

To spark creative play for growing minds.

Landscape & Plant Trees

To create opportunities for immersive, outdoor exploration.

Provide a Meaningful & Custom Opportunity

To empower partners to learn about the critical mission of early learning and support in a way that works best for individual teams.

Collect Donations & Supplies

To ensure our classrooms are equipped with the resources kids need to succeed and stay safe with enhanced safety protocols.

Add Finishing Touches to New Infant & Toddler Rooms

To ensure our tiniest Hoosiers get off to the right start.

Ways To Give

Make a Donation

Day of Impact sponsors help us meet immediate needs in our centers and show their commitment to ensuring that families are supported and children are flourishing in our community. All sponsorship funding will go toward completing this impactful work. Sponsorship options are listed below.

Say Thank You

Our center staff are essential workers who have been working since the beginning of the pandemic to educate and care for the children of other essential workers. Submit a ‘thank you’ note to our center staff, and it will be shared with them on the Day of Impact.
 

Host a Collection Drive

Day Early Learning centers are always grateful for donated supplies to ensure our children have the best classroom experiences. Please consider purchasing needed items from our Amazon or Lakeshore wish lists – items will be shipped directly to us for a contactless way to contribute.

Lakeshore wish list requires username: DayofImpact and password: lakeshore20 for access.

Day of Impact 2020 Sponsor Levels

Platinum Sponsor | $10,000

  • Name on all marketing and event materials and listed in logo lockup as “Presented by:”
  • Preference in media coverage and press release
  • 5 social posts
  • Sponsorship highlighted in Early Learning Indiana donor newsletter
  • Name on front of Day of Impact volunteer t-shirt
  • T-shirts for company team
  • Personalized thank-you video from Day Early Learning centers for company team

Gold Sponsor | $7,500

  • Logo on Day of Impact website
  • 3 social media posts
  • Sponsorship listed in Early Learning Indiana donor newsletter
  • Logo on top back of Day of Impact volunteer t-shirt
  • T-shirts for company team
  • Personalized thank you from Day Early Learning centers

Silver Sponsor | $5,000

  • Logo on Day of Impact website
  • 2 social media posts
  • Logo on back of Day of Impact volunteer t-shirt
  • Personalized thank you from Day Early Learning Centers
  • T-shirts for company team

Bronze Sponsor | $2,500

  • Logo on Day of Impact website
  • 1 social media post
  • Logo on back of Day of Impact volunteer t-shirt
  • T-shirts for company team

Classroom Teacher Champion

We need organizations to help us say thank you to our hardworking teachers. Consider becoming our classroom teacher champion by writing encouragement notes and purchasing needed items on their wish lists. Work with Early Learning Indiana to create a goal and plan for implementation.

Contact Emily Nelson to create a plan for your team: emilyn@earlylearningindiana.org | 317.292.3308

Thank You to our Day of Impact Sponsors

We would like to thank the following organizations for their generosity in supporting Early Learning Indiana’s Day of Impact.

Thanks to our Amazing 2019 Volunteers

In one BIG day, here is what OUR 200+ volunteers accomplished:

  • Painted and equipped new classrooms to give more children and families access to high-quality early learning.
  • Built playground structures for early learners to spark creative play for growing minds.
  • Landscaped several Day Early Learning centers to create opportunities for immersive, outdoor exploring.
  • Collected donations and supplies to ensure our classrooms are equipped with the resources kids need to succeed, and stay safe with enhanced safety protocols.
Every Hoosier child should have access to quality early education.