June 5, 2023, Denver, CO – It’s an exciting time for Parent Possible, a Colorado-based nonprofit that promotes early childhood development and school readiness through parent empowerment. A $1 million surprise donation from MacKenzie Scott will significantly bolster their efforts to provide high-quality programming and support to parents and caregivers.
With these funds Parent Possible will enhance and expand its evidence-based parent education programs, increase access to family supports, and further strengthen partnerships with community organizations. The donation will also aid in the development of new initiatives aimed at narrowing the gap for families furthest from resources and opportunity.
“We are thrilled and grateful to receive this generous donation from MacKenzie Scott,” said Heather Tritten, Executive Director of Parent Possible. “This transformative donation will fuel our efforts to empower parents and caregivers with the knowledge and skills they need to support school readiness and break the cycle of poverty. With MacKenzie Scott’s support we can amplify our impact and build a brighter future for Colorado families”
MacKenzie Scott, the philanthropist, author, and the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos who has become known for her generous donations to organizations across the United States.
Her generous donation is a resounding endorsement of Parent Possible’s mission and the crucial role it plays in supporting families during the critical early years of a child’s life as well as the belief in the power of early childhood supports as a catalyst for long-term success. As an advocate for equity and opportunity, Scott recognizes the transformative potential of investing in organizations like Parent Possible that foster a strong foundation for children’s future success. Past Colorado recipients of funds from Ms. Scott include Mile High United Way, Girl Scouts of Colorado, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado.
The donation from MacKenzie Scott comes at a pivotal moment for Parent Possible, as the organization seeks to expand its reach and deepen its impact in communities across Colorado. By providing parents with the tools they need to create nurturing and supportive environments, Parent Possible aims to equip children with the best possible start in life.
Parent Possible is a leading Colorado nonprofit organization that equips parents and caregivers with the knowledge and resources needed to support strong and healthy early childhood development. Through evidence-based parent education programs and strategic community partnerships, Parent Possible empowers families to create nurturing and supportive environments that foster children’s optimal growth and well-being. To learn more about Parent Possible visit www.parentpossible.org.
Heather Tritten, Executive Director
Phone: (303) 860-7067
Cell: (801) 910-2901