News & Media

Letter to Biden Administration Regarding Child Care

Jan 08 2021

We proudly stand by other advocacy organizations to ask President-Elect Biden to ensure affordable, accessible and high quality child care for all. Read the letter we sent in December outlining specific ways the new administration can properly support children. Dear President-Elect Biden, We respectfully urge you to support improving access to affordable, high-quality child care […]

Child Care Down Payment

Dec 29 2020

December 29 by Sue Renner, Executive Director of the David and Laura Merage Foundation Colorado will receive approximately $123M to shore up the child care sector from the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. The total national child care appropriation of $10 billion will provide essential pandemic related relief for the child care sector, however this […]

The Jerusalem Post Features Merage Foundation Israel

Dec 23 2020

The Jerusalem Post recognized Merage Foundation Israel’s partnership with 15 different wineries from around the Negev area to create “Negev Wines”, a wine club aimed at giving its customers an impressive tourism experience. Established by the HaShomer HaChadash and Merage Foundation Israel, the wine club will encourage tourism in the Negev region and hopefully boost […]

Challenging the Child Care Narrative

Nov 30 2020

Last month the Wall Street Journal posted an article citing one Austrian study on maternal employment to make the case against increasing U.S. federal investment in child care and paid leave. After 20 + years’ experience in early child care, the David and Laura Merage Foundation has a differing opinion on how to tackle the […]