About the Hattiesburg Early Learning Collaborative

The Hattiesburg Early Learning Collaborative is one of only 18 early learning collaboratives in Mississippi. We are the largest early learning collaborative and are funded to serve 329 preschoolers. All 20 HELC classrooms are provided with the same resources, assessments, high-quality curriculum, and experienced teachers. We are dedicated to ensuring that Hattiesburg preschoolers are ready to succeed in kindergarten and beyond.   
Donating is Easy! Find out how below:
  1. Submit check payable to HPSD - Early Learning Collaborative Attn Hope Mikell, PO Box 1569, Hattiesburg, MS 39403
  2. Upon receipt of the check, we will respond immediately with an acknowledgment letter. The check will be deposited promptly. A donation certificate will follow from the Mississippi Department of Education. 
  3. When filing taxes, simply submit a copy of the donation certificate with form 80-401.