Category Archives: Disability and Special Needs

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Some partnerships are just meant to be. Not only is this true for GDB alumni and their Guide Dogs, it’s true for the entire organization. The partnerships with thousands of passionate volunteers across the country who donate their time, talents …
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The Janet Pomeroy Center

The Janet Pomeroy Center

The mission of The Janet Pomeroy Center is to provide recreational, vocational and educational opportunities for people with disabilities through programs and services that encourage self-expression, promote personal achievement, and lead to greater independence. Currently the Center provides programs for …
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Redwood Shores Lions Club

Redwood Shores Lions Club

Lions Club International Mission “We Serve”. Since its inception in 1917, Lions Clubs International has been dedicated to helping those less fortunate in their communities and around the world. Cutting across all national, racial and cultural boundaries, activities include: Sight …
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Learning Ally (Formerly Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic)

Learning Ally (Formerly Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic)

Founded in 1948 as Recording for the Blind, Learning Ally serves more than 300,000 K-12, college and graduate students, veterans and lifelong learners – all of whom cannot read standard print due to blindness, visual impairment, dyslexia, or other learning …
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Family Service Agency of San Francisco

Family Service Agency of San Francisco

Founded in 1889, Family Service Agency of San Francisco is the oldest nonsectarian, nonprofit charitable social-services provider in the City and County of San Francisco. Our mission is to strengthen families by providing caring, effective, and innovative social services, with …
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Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired

At Vista Center, we advance our mission of empowering individuals who are blind or visually impaired to embrace life to the fullest by serving individuals of all ages, living in San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties, …
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Variety Children’s Charity of Northern California

Variety Children's Charity of Northern California

Variety is dedicated to delivering life-enriching services and needed funds that build better futures for the children of Northern California. We have proudly served Northern California since 1947 and have evolved into a leader of programs to support the needs …
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Wheelchair Foundation

Wheelchair Foundation

The Wheelchair Foundation is a nonprofit organization leading an international effort to create awareness of the needs and abilities of people with physical disabilities, to promote the joy of giving, create global friendship, and to deliver a wheelchair to every …
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Institute on Aging

Institute on Aging

Institute on Aging (IOA) is a community-based, non-profit organization that touches the lives of thousands of seniors in San Francisco, Marin, and the Peninsula. IOA’s service mission is to enhance the quality of life for our diverse community of adults …
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Disabled Sports USA (Outdoor and Ski School)

Disabled Sports USA

Our mission is to provide affordable inclusive physical and recreational activities that build health and confidence. We are proud to be the founding chapter of Disabled Sports USA, the nation’s largest nonprofit, multi-sport and multi-disability organization. Today the national headquarters …
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