Help CADEkids help Kids!

$5,330 of $15,000 goal

Raised by 22 people in 20 months
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Doug Alderfer  PHILADELPHIA, PA
We need your support to reach 3,000 more students!

CADEkids Serves Where Needs are the Greatest!

A child's neighborhood should not define or limit their dreams for a full and healthy life. Each year, CADEkids teaches and mentors over 9,000 Philadelphia public school kids in underserved communities to steer clear of drug and alcohol abuse, violence, and problem gambling addictions.


CADEkids' Prevention Specialist Khareema Thomas walks by needles and drug paraphernalia on her way to school in North Philadelphia – the same streets and sidewalks that her 5th grade students take each day. Khareema teaches kids about the toll substance abuse takes on the body, mind, family, and community life. 

Seven CADEkids' Prevention Specialists currently serve 34 Philadelphia public schools  and teach more than 9,000 kids the life skills necessary to understand their emotions, make smart decisions, avoid substance use, and resolve conflicts peacefully.
 

We start at the beginning... 
As early as Kindergarten, students like Jamie know how to disrupt classrooms and frustrate their teachers. Specialist Mister Raines teaches kids evidence-based lessons on how to be calm and identify their feelings, week after week, to lead more peaceful lives.

We teach consistent prevention messages
CADEkids teaches students that they are "Too Good for Drugs, Violence, and Bullying." Specialists provide "tool kits" at each grade level, to build on the previous year's lessons. Prevention messages are clear, consistent, and relatable!  

We mentor students to reach their goals
Specialist Tony Smith helps students set goals and overcome setbacks. We teach personal responsibility and making proactive choices. Tony has attended 8th grade graduations and also keeps in touch with students post high school to encourage them to stay on track.

Help us make dreams come alive for students in Philadelphia!
 
Become a Part of CADEkids' Donor Family

We believe that Philadelphia school children deserve nothing less than our best. Help us Help Them! 
 



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Raised by 22 people in 20 months
Created May 9, 2017
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AP
$500
Anne Putney
21 days ago

I believe in the mission of CADEkids!

CH
$100
Carol Henning-Franczyk
1 month ago

Doug Alderfer and his organization CADE are doing great work for the school kids in the city of Philadelphia

SH
$100
Sandra Horrocks
1 month ago

This is a critically important program for the future of our children

KJ
$5
karen javaruski
1 month ago
JT
$250
Jim Taylor
1 month ago

Doug and Monica and the whole CADE team do such extraordinary work. It is the hard work of making a difference in the lives of children and the communities you serve. Thank you.

LF
$250
Linda Fisher
1 month ago

Thank you for the great work you do.

GF
$100
Gayle & Larry Alderfer Fisher
2 months ago

Thank you for all you do!

$200
Anonymous
2 months ago
$200
Carol Henning-Franczyk
9 months ago
CC
$350
Chris & Steve Carpenter
9 months ago

Your presence in the schools is so important. Thanks

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