Providing Child Care During COVID-19: Tanya’s Story

Family day home provider, Tonya* closed her small child care business in mid-March when COVID-19 struck in Richmond, VA. She didn’t know when, or if, she’d be able to open her doors. This terrified her, as her child care business was her only source of income, as well as that of her three employees.

tony'as success story coronavirus child care providers

She joined ChildSavers’ Facebook Group for child care providers and began discussing options with our staff. Together, Tonya and the CDS team planned her re-opening.

After cleaning her facility, developing an ongoing sanitization plan, purchasing thermometers, and ordering food from local partners, Tonya is open for business. While enrollment continues to build back up, Tonya and her staff are able to care for more than 20 toddlers and infants every day – many of whose parents are working on the frontlines of COVID-19.

You are helping to keep child care facilities open for those most in need in our community. Thank you for your ongoing support in developing safe places for our youngest children to grow – mentally, emotionally, and physically.

Please consider donating to ChildSavers today and support the youngest children in our community during COVID-19.

*Name and details altered to protect the identity of this child care provider.

Share:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
On Key

Related Posts

Children’s Holiday Party (To-Go)

Celebrate the holidays with ChildSavers safely at our outdoor, walk-thru and drive-thru Children’s Holiday Party! Boxed meals, toys, art kits, and hygiene items will be

The ASL Daycare team poses outside of the family day home located in Chesterfield, VA.

Inclusive ASL Daycare Serving Deaf Children in Richmond, VA

One of the many gifts we receive in life is the opportunity to pave smoother paths for future generations, allowing our community’s children to not only advance, but thrive. This is both our responsibility and honor.  Mrs. Andrea W.

Scroll to Top