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Help Our Program Grow!

Thank you to everyone who helped make this year’s Big Give possible. ECEP raised $7,005 for outdoor enrichment, and we couldn’t have done it without you! While Big Give only happens once a year, there are still plenty of ways you can help year-round. For more information on how you support our program please visit


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The Early Childhood Education Program is able to provide high-quality early childhood services to families of UC Berkeley and the surrounding area. Due to the incredible impact COVID-19 has had on childcare centers nationwide, we need the support of donors more than ever.


This year we are asking for $25,000 in donations to help our program increase the quality of our outdoor spaces, by adding in new areas for exploration like water tables and gardens, as well as increase the amount of shaded spots to protect the children’s delicate skin.

Outdoor play is a time of great exploration for children. They get the chance to experience the natural world, and all of the exciting things that come with it. Since the onset of COVID-19 we have increased the amount of outside time in our daily schedules. This allows for all sorts of activities to help children build their fine motor, gross motor, locomotor, and perceptual motor development, in an environment with increased ventilation.

Updated 11/23/21 12:23PM PST

 All children need opportunities for physical play and exploration outdoors.


Help support the Littlest Cal Bears in the Early Childhood Education Program at UC Berkeley today!

For more information or to donate, please visit: