Connect Us is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to instill the skills in preschool and elementary-age children that are necessary to becoming socially competent, self-confident and resilient individuals throughout their lives.


Using the Social Competence Inclusive Play (SCIP) Model, Connect Us:

  • Builds social competence in children who are susceptible to being bullied or becoming a bully
  • Improves elementary school recess environments
  • Provides programs that advance community education and awareness

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Uplifting story of the week – Layaway Angels

Lee Karchawar and his fellow Layaway Angels approach the layaway counter at a Kmart in the Bronx. “We’re here to surprise you today by paying off the remaining balances on your layaway!” he announces. Karchawar is the founder of a nonprofit called Pay Away The Layaway. He grew up in a middle-class home in upstate […]

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