Eric Ortiz
Eric Ortiz's Fundraiser

Tools for Life

Because IQ Isn't Enough

$1,050 towards $7,500

Please join me in supporting Frameworks of Tampa Bay's year-end fundraising campaign. We can't prevent our kids from facing challenges, but we can give them the emotional intelligence tools they need to navigate those challenges.

Your support today will make it possible for Frameworks to continue and expand our programming in pre-K through 12th grade classrooms, working with educators to teach children and teens how to understand and manage their emotions, reactions, and relationships. We all know the value of Social and Emotional Learning from our own experiences in society. At the same time, we've all met people who could work on this a little bit too. ;) Frameworks is one of the main forces behind-the-scenes to ensure our future (the children of this community) are ready and prepared to conquer the challenges that they will face in life.

A recent study at Columbia University estimated that for every $1 we invest in Social and Emotional Learning, society receives $11 as a return on investment in the form of higher graduation rates and improved employment prospects. In other words, a gift of $100 ultimately has an impact of $1,100.

Building social and emotional skills takes time, but it is worth the investment. Help give our kids tools for life. Join me in my efforts to provide funding for a needed program in our community. I kicked us off; help me get to the goal! Anything counts.