Kids’ Corner holds online fundraiser
By Mount Desert Islander
“In April of 2020, the Center for Law and Social Policy reported that the childcare industry will need about $10 billion per month in government support to survive the pandemic. The National Association for the Education of Young Children states that 40 percent of childcare providers will soon close permanently without support from the government. Given that the average waitlist in the U.S. for childcare is between 18 and 24 months, the growing need for care and the reduction in availability means a crisis for working parents.”
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