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WHAT WE DO

We empower children and families to achieve a healthy, optimal, and independent lifestyle.

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TEACHER EXCELLENCE PROGRAM

Professionalize the work of early childhood education

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BOOKS FROM BIRTH

Building a Community of Readers

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GENERATIONS

Opportunities for seniors to reinvest in the lives of future generations

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CORNERSTONE

Increasing healthy birth outcomes and preparing families

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CONNECTIONS

Providing a safe, nurturing environment for at-risk children

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Preschool

Promoting school readiness for Shelby County children

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WHAT WE'VE DONE

For over 160 years, Porter-Leath has served children and families every year through a variety of programs and services.

Year Porter-Leath Established

1800

Books Mailed

500000

Children Helped

8000

Healthy Births

800

Families Served

2800

Runaways Helped

70

Seniors Served

500

Total Collected Senior Volunteer Hours

110000

JOIN US

Partner with us in developing better children and better families

RESULTS

Porter-Leath helps build stronger children, stronger families and a stronger Memphis.
These are a few stories of that success.