Mission, Vision, Core Values

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Our Values:



Mission: We are a local non-profit that provides early care and education to young children by ensuring school readiness, empowering families and building strong futures.


Vision: Every child in the Treasure Valley has access to quality early care and education and all parents are supported through the early years of parenthood regardless of age or income.

We know by ensuring kids are ready for kindergarten and empowering families, we are building strong futures every day.


Responsibility: Modeling accountability to children, staff, parents, board, and self.
Excellence: Dedicated to the mission and values of Giraffe Laugh.
Stability: Maintaining a consistent environment for all families.
Pride: Instilling pride in our diversity.
Education: Cultivating a love of learning in children, staff, and parents.
Caring: Modeling patience and empathy for children and adults in a nurturing environment.
Teamwork: Committed to staff, parents and our board working together in the best interest of children.


Giraffe Laugh Early Learning Centers is a 501(c)3 local non-profit. 

IRS 501(c)(3) Organization | Federal Tax ID No: 82-0481812

We can see the future from here!

Giraffe Laugh, a local nonprofit, provides early childhood education and nurturing to 200 Treasure Valley children daily, by ensuring school readiness, empowering families, and building strong futures.

Giraffe Laugh has three full time centers serving children from 6 weeks to 6 years old. In addition to the three full time centers, Giraffe Laugh has a half day preschool program (Giraffe Laugh Garden City Preschool) and a summer program that serves school age children.