Dear friends,

As 2020 draws to a close, we’re reminded of the many reasons we’ve had to be thankful this year, and the many more reasons to be hopeful for what lies ahead.

We are so grateful to our many supporters, partners, and allies here in Washington and across the country who have helped move mountains this year for America’s young children, their families, and the incredible early educators they rely on. The overwhelming bipartisanship that, for years, has powered so much of our progress, laid the groundwork for Congress to recognize the essential nature of child care and include critical funding for child care providers in multiple pandemic relief packages, while also advancing new and innovative early learning and care solutions throughout the year.

2021 will no doubt bring even more opportunities to make progress for children from birth through age five. We must double down in our efforts to help find sustainable solutions that take us from where we are to where America needs to be. And with your continued support and partnership, FFYF is ready for the task ahead!

Enjoy the holiday season, and may 2021 bring you happiness, health, and success. We look forward to our continued work together next year.