HIPPY participants during graduation event.

HIPPY partners with parents to prepare their children for success in school.

Volunteer Opportunities

Nationally, HIPPY USA seeks individuals to serve on its Board of Trustees. Opportunities to volunteer with Arkansas HIPPY programs include serving on local advisory boards, assisting and supporting special HIPPY events (field trips, fun days) and local fundraising.

Giving Opportunities

$150 would supply a child with 30 weeks of HIPPY curriculum & supplies.

$2,500 would provide a Home Visitor with a professional development scholarship.

$200,000 help expand HIPPY in the Arkansas Delta Region.

$200,000 help expand HIPPY in the West Central Arkansas Region.

$150,000 would help expand HIPPY in the South Central Arkansas Region.

HIPPY parents reading with their children.

Funding Sources

Our Impact

Programs serving 15,000 children and their families in 23 states plus the District of Columbia
Hours spent annually with parents to prepare their children for success in school
of seven home visiting models that meets the evidence-based criteria of the Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting program
Hours spent annually by parents reading with their children and completing school readiness activity packets
Books annually delivered
Programs serving more than 5,000 of Arkansas' children across 65 counties annually

Executive Director:
Staci Croom-Raley

Employees: 7
Service area: United States
Established: 1988

Board of Directors
Marjorie Margolies, Chair
Mary Beth Salomone Testa, Vice Chair
Victoria Kern, Treasurer
Susan Storer, Secretary
Robin Frank
John Gonzalez
Mark Gross Ph.D.
Jeffrey Keilson
Susan Nasca
Laura Peracchio Ph.D.
Joe Ross
Anita Stoller
Verelyn Gibbs Watson

Ex-officio Members:
Michelle Mackin-Brown
Linda Frank
Adam Kohler
Suzanne Plastrik
Miriam Westheimer

1221 Bishop Street P.O. Box 1034
Little Rock, AR 72203
(501) 537-7726