The Denise Louie Education Center


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DLEC provides high-quality, multicultural early learning & family support services so that Seattle kids will be ready to succeed in school and life.

Year after year, we prepare hundreds of children for kindergarten and help their families develop leadership and advocacy skills that will serve their community for years to come.

Donate today and change the life of a child. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, 100% of your donation is tax deductible. We rely on contributions from individuals to bring us closer to stopping the cycle of poverty through education. Please consider investing in our future.

Our tax ID number is 91-1016974.

Yes I want to support DLEC & help kids succeed in school and life!

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Donate online! It is easy to make a gift through our secure server by using your American Express, MasterCard, Visa, or Discover card.

Donate By Mail

Donate by mail Click here to print a donation form to include with your check (payable to the Denise Louie Education Center) and mail your contribution to:

Nikki Huang, Development Director
Denise Louie Education Center
5333 15th Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98108

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Contact your Human Resources department to determine how you can double or even triple the impact of your gift!

Thank you for your believing in the power of early education.

For almost four decades, DLEC has provided high-quality, multicultural early learning and family support services so that Seattle kids will be ready to succeed in school and life

  • Children in poverty show significantly lower levels of proficiency in key cognitive areas, starting as early as 9 months. As children in poverty grow older, the gap between poor and non-poor achievement levels quickly expand. High-quality early education is proven to shrink these gaps.

    U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2009). The Condition of Education 2009 (NCES 2009–081)