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What We've Been Up To.

Preschool the Idaho Way

Giraffe Laugh has partnered with The Boys and Girls Club of Ada County, Future Public School, The Learning Lab, The Garden City Public Library, and Family Advocates to bring a half day preschool program to the residents of Garden City.

We are so excited about this opportunity to bring a much needed program to 20 four and five year olds.

To learn more about this amazing new venture, please visit the link located here.

Graduation

Due to Coronavirus, this year we had to celebrate our wonderful preschool graduates a little different. Rather than doing a tradition graduation we decided to host a drive by graduation outside of our Giraffe Laugh 2 location.

This was such a fun time for both our students and our teachers and will be something that everyone will remember for the rest of our lives.

As a part of our graduation program, our students also received a backpack stuffed full of all kinds of amazing materials such as coloring books, crayons, pencils, school supplies, bubbles, and so much more. Thanks to Book It Forward, our graduates also received a copy of Oh, The Places You Will Go, signed by their teacher, as well as a couple other wonderful books. We received SO much support from our Giraffe Laugh family that we were not only able to give a backpack to each graduate, but also to their siblings and children in the surrounding community.

Thank you to everyone who helped make this happen. If you would like to see our graduation video, please visit this link.

30th Celebration

We are so blessed to have celebrated 30 years of Giraffe Laugh in July of 2019. It is hard to believe that it has already been 30 wonderful and crazy years.

We are so thankful for each and every person who has taken time out of their day, week, or year to help us get to where we are today.

If you are interested in joining our 30th Society please reach out to Cassandra Wagner at cassandra@giraffelaugh.org or 208-954-5456.

Covid Response

2020 has been a rollercoaster of a year so far. Due to the pandemic Giraffe Laugh closed our doors from March - May 31st. During this time we took the time to create a detailed plan of what our centers would look like when we opened back up to ensure that all of our Giraffe Laugh families and staff continued to stay and feel safe and healthy while they were in our centers.

One way we continued to serve our mission, even though our doors were closed, is through our lunch program. Every Tuesday and Friday we served lunches to Giraffe Laugh families and surrounding community members. In the time we ran this program we served over INSERT NUMBER HERE meals.

We also put together a Covid Relief fund. This fund has been put in place to help our families who may be struggling due to job loss, sickness, or loss of home due to the coronavirus. It also was put in place to help us ensure we are able to continue supplying necessary cleaning supplies and PPE's to all 3 of our centers and our Summer Program, in order to ensure that we are doing our part to keep Covid out of our centers.

Mark Your Calendars!

Our Annual Luncheon will be hosted this year on Month/Day/Year at 7 PM.

This year is going to be extra special because we will be hosting it at the Terrace Drive-In in Caldwell, Idaho.

Join us for our 1 hour program and then stay after for a special showing of MOVIE on the big screen.

We will be providing meals to each car.

Snack boxes will also be provided for the movie afterwards. These boxes will be an extra $___. All proceeds from this box will go back to Giraffe Laugh.

Tickets are $100 per car.

This will be an event you won't want to miss. We hope to see you there.

Terrace Drive-In Address:

4011 S Lake Ave, Caldwell, ID 83605

If you would like to donate to Giraffe Laugh today, please visit the link below.