April 2024 Highlights from 18 Degrees

Are You Enjoying This Newsletter?Our monthly newsletter provides a closer look at the impact that you–our volunteers, supporters, and community members–have on bringing new beginnings to light. Please let us know how we are doing by taking the brief 5-question survey below. All responses are anonymous. Thank you! Take The Survey   April is National …

Kids 4 Harmony Spring 2024 Concert Schedule

Upcoming Performances CIAO! with Kids 4 Harmony Monday, May 20 at 7:00 pm St. John's Episcopal Church 35 Park St, Williamstown Once again, our friends from CIAO! have invited Kids 4 Harmony to share the stage with them at this annual concert. K4H musicians include students from both Pittsfield and North Adams. Kids 4 Harmony …

January 2024 Highlights from 18 Degrees

Happy New Year From 18 Degrees!  Anniversary Reflection from our President Thanks to my long history with 18 Degrees, I have a familiarity with the challenges our communities in Berkshire County and the Pioneer Valley face, as well as their potential. During my first year as President & CEO, I’ve gained a new perspective highlighting …

November Highlights from 18 Degrees

Monthly News Highlights 18 Degrees Permanency Services Federal data documents roughly 400,000 children in foster care in the US and 113,000 waiting to be adopted. 18 Degrees is the only state-contracted adoption management service in Western MA guiding foster children and families toward permanent placement. In the last 6 months, we've helped facilitate 7 adoptions.  Darien and …

October Highlights From 18 Degrees

Recognized for our ImpactExperts in our Field 18 Degrees was honored with a Peer Provider Award from the Provider's Council. President & CEO Stephanie Steed proudly accepted the award at the ceremony.  Founded in 1975, the Providers’ Council is the largest human services trade association. The Peer Provider Award is presented by the Council to agencies …

September Highlights From 18 Degrees

Summer Wrap-Up & Back-to-SchoolHighlights of our Early Education and Care Programming Our early education staff and teachers are committed to providing a fun, creative, and nurturing atmosphere, helping young children grow and thrive. We offer two childcare locations in Pittsfield with a social-emotional learning curriculum from infancy until Kindergarten.   Out-of-school care Kid's Clubs are …