Seeds 4 Success grew out of neighbors’ concerns about escalating crime in nearby public housing communities and the well-being of children living there. With a $500 check from the local civic association, seven women started a girls club. Right from the start, girls asked for homework help. The women soon came to understand the many challenges facing children growing up in poverty.
Girls in grades 3–8 living in an Annapolis low-income or public housing community. Girls typically begin in 3rd or 4th grade after referral by school counselors, staff from the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis (HACA), or parents/caregivers.
Eastport Girls Club (EGC) graduates in grades 9–12. S4S provides college & career exploration and prep, along with academic counseling, mentoring, and service learning opportunities.
Boys in grades 1–2 attending Eastport Elementary School. A teacher or school administrator refers rising first-grade students meeting the IAR Selection Criteria for participation in the program.
Parent Challenge uses research-based strategies to bring families together with a positive focus, offers parent education in a non-threatening manner, provides incentives, and breaks down change into concrete, manageable steps.
"Hello Seeds family! I am completely thrilled to be your new Executive Director and part of the Seeds 4 Success family. The great mission of...
Seeds 4 Success just launched our new website. Many thanks to the O'Neill Foundation for their generous grant that provided the funds for this exciting...
Last night at our 6th Annual Cocktails for a Cause, we presented our Helping Hands Award to Helena Hunter. This award is given to people...
ACA members stick together as they plan for their futures! The S4S Alumnae and College Access program helps our girls think through “what’s next?” after...
Seeds 4 Success is a family. They truly care, love and respect each and every one of the girls and their families....Read More
My first year in Girls Club I was a bit of a bully … rude to everyone but I learned to be myself. My tutor...Read More
My daughter has been a member of EGC for the past five years. She has grown so much in this time and been introduced to...Read More
I volunteered with Seeds 4 Success to give back, but volunteering has actually given me more than I could have imagined....Read More
I want to be the first in my family to graduate in a college and be successful in life....Read More