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MYCAP needs to raise $400,000 to keep running Head Start program

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -

Four hundred thousand dollars in 20 days.

That's the amount needed, without state assistance, for the Mahoning-Youngstown Community Action Partnership or MYCAP to keep running the Head Start preschool program.

MYCAP board chairman Ben McGee tells 21 News if that money can be raised, the agency will be able to run the program without state funding.

If the money cannot be raised, a federal agency will take over the program for a year.

Head Start is the largest program administered by MYCAP, and it relies on $7million in state funding each year.


 

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