Samuel’s mom calls him Sammy. They live in Westwood, Ohio, and his mom will send Sammy to high-quality preschool thanks to Cincinnati Preschool Promise. Sammy’s mom, Marquira, said that it can be hard to maintain keeping up with paying for Sammy’s educational needs and paying bills, and trying to pay everything on time. The director of Sammy’s current program referred Marquira to Preschool Promise.

“Preschool Promise will… my kid succeed to go forward in life,” Marquira said.

Read more from the United Way of Greater Cincinnati.