Smiles From Drew’s purpose is for children to be able to participate in sports and extracurricular activities.
Our mission is to help ease the financial burden that comes with the extra-curricular activities.
A few of the benefits to kids participating in after-school activities.
Improves Academic Performance
Improves Life and Social Skills
Improves Physical Health
Average total cost for the school year was $302 per student in sports, $218 for arts, and $124 for clubs.
27% of parents from lower-income families cited a drop in participation in school activities due to cost.
1 in 4 students from lower-income families did not participate in any school activities in 2015-16.
According to the mottpoll.org