Supported Organizations

     Indianapolis

 

  • BB

    Best Buddies Indiana

    Best Buddies® is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships and integrated employment. Learn more at www.bestbuddies.org/find-programs/indiana

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    Champ Camp

    We are a camp for children and adolescents, ages six and up, who have tracheostomies and those that require respiratory assistance, including the use of ventilators. Many of our campers also have unique physical challenges, including quadriplegia. Learn more at www.champcamp.org

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    TherAPlay Foundation Inc.

    Located at 9919 Towne Road in Carmel, TherAplay is one of the largest and finest equine-assisted therapy programs in the United States and was established as a nonprofit, outpatient pediatric rehabilitation clinic in 2001. A talented therapy team has incorporated the innovative idea of using the movement of horses as a treatment tool within physical and occupational therapy. TherAplay is the only full-time rehabilitation clinic specializing in the use of horses in Central Indiana. Learn more at www.childrenstheraplay.org

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    The Joseph Maley Foundation

    The Joseph Maley Foundation strives to dispel perceptions others may have of people living with disabilities through its disability awareness program, Kids on the Block program and service day program, which sends older students to many of our other charities to volunteer. The Kids on the Block program is a unique way to teach awareness and acceptance of all others with the help of child size puppets. After extensive training in the effective use of these puppets, the puppet troupe (made up of older students) hosts puppet shows and Q&A sessions to teach Pre-K thru 4th grade students the importance of accepting others. Learn more at www.josephmaley.org

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    Outside the Box

    Outside the Box empowers people with disabilities through three avenues: day services, employment services and an art program. Its day services program offers a customized therapeutic agenda for each individual and has a small participant to staff ratio. Curriculum topics include social and communication skills, relationship building, problem solving, independence and job-readiness. Learn more at http://otbonline.org

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    About Special Kids

    About Special Kids, otherwise known as ASK, provides services to families of children with disabilities all over Indiana. ASK has a parent liaison in each region of Indiana that is trained and is a parent of a child with special needs. About Special Kids mission is to help children with special needs live better lives by educating, empowering and connecting with their families. ASK is there to help families anticipate child and family needs, identify appropriate resources and access community systems to meet the needs of their child. Learn more at www.aboutspecialkids.org

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  • HollisAdams

    Hollis Adams Foundation

    The Hollis Adams Foundation (HAF) serves adults with development disabilities through social, recreational and community-based opportunities in central Indiana. The adult members gather together to participate in events and activities around the city designed to create life-long friendships. Learn more at www.hollisadams.org

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      Mississauga

 

  • CamalotCentre

    Camelot Centre

    Camelot Centre is a not for profit, registered charity, offering continuing education, life skills, physical fitness, recreation, crafts and social interaction in a structured environment for intellectually disabled adults. Camelot Centre was started by a board of dedicated parents of intellectually disabled children who, upon completing their high school educations, had no program in the community to meet their special requirements.

     

  • ErinoakKids

    ErinoakKids

    ErinoakKids is Ontario’s largest Children’s Treatment Centre committed to building on the strengths of children so they may achieve their potential to grow up and lead fulfilling lives. They provide a comprehensive range of clinical and family support services to children and youth with physical and developmental disabilities, autism, blindness and low vision, hearing impairment and speech delay who live in Halton, Peel, Dufferin. ErinoakKids provides clinical support to over 13,000 children with disabilities and their families each year.

     

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    Best Buddies Canada

    The objectives of Best Buddies® Canada are to help people with intellectual disabilities gain valuable life experiences, leadership skills, and above all help establish new friendships. Chapters are established at elementary and high schools, universities, and colleges across the country. Through their program, students and people with intellectual disabilities are matched in a one-to-one friendship based on their interests are given the opportunity to enjoy the same experiences most people take for granted – such as going for coffee, watching a movie or simply enjoying the company of a friend.

     

  • HarmonyPlace

    Harmony Place Support Services

    Harmony Place Support Services was established by a group of parents in1983. The goal was to provide enhanced learning opportunities that would promote independence, normalization, and community integration through functionally-based and transferable skill training in order to maximize their son’s or daughter’s full potential.

     

  • MillionDollarSmiles

    Million Dollar Smiles

    Million Dollar Smiles is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support to children living with life-threatening illnesses. This is accomplished through a wide range of fundraising campaigns and sponsorships that enable MDS to fund gift-giving and special events targeted to children up to the age of 18. MDS provides a unique opportunity for volunteers to interact with the children and families it serves. It is a “hands on” charity that allows volunteers to instantly see the results of their efforts.

     

  • Pegasus

    Pegasus Community Project

    Pegasus Community Project is a commuity based program for young adults with developmental disabilities. The program is designed to help those with special needs interact with their community and reach personal goals. The program is run out of eastend community centres: Community Centre 55, Beaches Recreaction Centre and Matty Eckler Recreation Centre.

  • OntarioTrack3

    Ontario Track 3

    The Ontario Track 3 Ski Association is a volunteer non-profit organization that teaches children and youth with disabilities to downhill ski. We are always in need of new ski and snowboard instructors as well as support volunteers.

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