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Feature Nonprofit: K.E.E.P., Inc.

By Trish Romano, Certified Self Storage Manager

K.E.E.P., Inc.
For over 95 years, K.E.E.P., Inc. (Kids Educational Enrichment Program, formerly the YWCA) has been a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing affordable, quality childcare to meet the various needs of individual families. As the largest childcare provider in Sussex County, located at 11 Park Lake Road in Sparta, NJ, they offer a variety of programs that serve children between the ages of six weeks and thirteen years old.

K.E.E.P.’s principles remain grounded and strong:

  • Flexible scheduling in all of their programs.
  • Specialize in providing a nurturing environment with small group activities specifically designed to meet the developmental needs of each child.
  • Provision of unlimited financial aid as well as the integration of special needs children into all their programs is their mission.
  • Pledge to continue to identify partnerships with Sussex County businesses, further enhancing the county’s commitment to its youth.

Project K.E.E.P.

K.E.E.P., Inc. PreschoolFor school age children, Project K.E.E.P. is available with sites in children’s schools, so no transportation is required. Project K.E.E.P. is offered in Sparta, Hamburg, Florence M. Burd, Hampton-McKeown, Lafayette, Montague, Ogdensburg, Sandyston and Stillwater.

Each day children will participate in structured and unstructured recreational games, homework time, snack, arts and crafts, free play, special projects, and more:

  • The morning program runs from 7:00am until school starts. The after-school program runs from school dismissal to 6:00pm.
  • Holiday care and snow day care is available from 7:00am-6:00pm at the Sparta facility.
  • Holiday care is included with a 5 day per week PM Project enrolment.

L’il KEEPers

K.E.E.P., Inc. PreschoolL’il KEEPers provides care for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years in a clean, secure, state-of-the-art facility, conveniently located between Routes 94 and 15, in Sparta. L’il KEEPers is New Jersey State Licensed with Certified Teachers and provides personalized activities, attention, and care.

K.E.E.P.’s Board of Directors and staff are extraordinarily committed to achieving what is best for the children in their community. This is demonstrated every day in their programs – but the true measure of success lies in their community. The support provided by corporations, businesses and private individuals within their community is remarkable. They assist in fundraising efforts as well as pro-grammatically.

To learn more about K.E.E.P. and how they can help your children, you can visit their website or give them a call at 973-383-2213.

Please patronize our business partners and request more information on how they can help you or your business. K.E.E.P., Inc. partners with our store on Hampton House Road in Newton, NJ and we value their local businesses as part of our growing community.

If your business or non-profit organization could use additional storage space, you can rent a storage unit online now or contact us for more information. Our knowledgeable property managers will gladly provide you with the best storage solution for your needs.