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The Gift That Keeps Families Together

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The Gift That Keeps Families Together

Raising kids can be hard. I’m sure that doesn’t surprise you. If your child has a disability, it can be even more challenging Your donation can help weary parents access the support they desperately need. Give before July 15 and your gift DOUBLES, up to a total of $40,000, thanks to the Gyles Family and the Tashiro Family. Parenting is […]

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When Bricks and Mortar Save Lives

No one should have to live with the fear that they can’t keep their family member safe. And thanks to you, a $4 Million Stabilization Unit renovation will mean more families will have the help they need. “Our family was in crisis – (my son) Trey was out of control. After months of chaos and many 911 calls, Trey was […]

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Update to H&TS Families – April 22, 2022

Good Afternoon Families, I wanted to provide an update about our COVID-19  status at Health and Transition Services and share some information on upcoming programs and services. We continue to see a regular occurrence of COVID-19 in staff and the people we support. This week we officially declared our outbreaks over in Adult Services East and WestUnfortunately we are now […]

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Scarlett’s Story: Building Important Life Skills

St.Amant autism classrooms help preschool-aged children with autism develop important life and social skills – and they couldn’t do it without donors like you. Melanie’s daughter Scarlett is a student in one of the classrooms. Scarlett is glad to be there, but Melanie wasn’t sure at first, “This is the first time in her life that she isn’t with me, […]

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Matthew’s Story: Receiving a Sense of Purpose

Having a job gives Matthew a sense of purpose and spending money for independence. It’s because of you that Matthew still has a job. Every week he delivers flyers in his neighbourhood. As winter approached, Matthew didn’t have the gear needed for deliveries. With your support, he purchased boots, gloves, and a warm jacket, plus a sled to pull flyers. […]

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Linda’s Story: Pedaling her way to better health

COVID restrictions have impacted many people in a variety of ways. Some people got crafty; others baked. Some folks took up a new hobby and others dusted off an old one. But overall, there is one thing virtually everyone did, and that was stay home. Linda is no exception. Over the last few years, she hasn’t been as active as […]

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Jessica’s Story: Freedom to Explore

Jessica uses a large power wheelchair to get around her home and neighbourhood. This funny, outgoing, dynamic young woman is also an aspiring communications professional and enjoys nothing more than being with friends and family and being a part of the things she loves. Our community is not built to accommodate her large power chair, and she needs a smaller […]

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Jacqueline’s Story: Savoring the Sounds of Life

“I was heartbroken. I missed the sounds of life,” said Jacqueline, her voice cracking. “I don’t know what I would do without the help of donations“. Jacqueline was born with Apert Syndrome, a genetic disorder characterized by skeletal abnormalities. This has led to dozens of surgeries in her life, and has also caused permanent hearing loss. Until recently, Jacqueline had been […]

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Andrea’s Story: Essential Equipment Elevates Social Life

Spending 8-16 hours a day in a wheelchair means that comfort and support is not a luxury but a necessity. Wheelchair users will tell you that an ill-fitting wheelchair will cause pressure sores, issues with posture, difficulty with eating and digestion and can lead to being confined to home or worse bed. Andie is one of many people supported by […]

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Bobbilyn’s Story: In Need of a Life-Changing Device

Fixed incomes and the absence of extended health benefits mean critical tools are often financially out of reach for the people we support. Without your help, many people with disabilities will not have access to basic personal health items and medical equipment, and needs like hearing aids and mobility devices will go unmet. Your gift today will fund a life-changing […]

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