Our Mission

Opening Doors for Westerly’s Children promotes early childhood literacy and academic achievement for local children. 
We provide essential materials and opportunities and support academically related programs and initiatives.

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Books & Backpacks

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This program distributes brand new books and backpacks full of school supplies to low-income children in Westerly public elementary schools.

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Educational iPads

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Having access to iPads allows teachers to use the technology in their classrooms, enhancing instruction and providing groups of children with access to the digital library.

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Summer Learning

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The Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative, offered through Opening Doors for Westerly Children (ODWC), is a program with activities designed to prevent "summer setback."

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Meet Our Team

Our team of volunteers, reading specialist and administrators aim to offer each and every child in Westerly an equal opportunity to learn and access to books and literacy support.

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