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With all that child care providers do, they deserve a little celebration. Explore ways you can take action in your community, and even right from home, to thank them.

Show your support! 

Child care providers dedicate their lives to the healthy development of young children and provide a vital service that allows families to work. Child Care Aware® of America is once again thrilled to continue our decades-long legacy of leading the nation in a day of recognition, celebration, and appreciation in honor of child care providers.

We make it easy to join in and show your support! Advocates, families, community partners, businesses and public officials, and more can sign up to support Provide Appreciation Day©. Supporters will receive updates, tips and resources to:

  • Host an event to celebrate the child care providers in your area 
  • Connect with your lawmakers about the important role that child care providers play
  • Show your support on social media  
  • Encourage participation among your professional and social circles  
  • Coordinate personal or organizational activities  
  • Record a short message of appreciation  
  • Get inspiration for ways to personalize appreciation for a special provider in your life  
  • And more!