In a few weeks Aidan turns 22. That's a big deal in the world of disability. It means that his services are now provided by the state (rather than the school system). And state services are neither generous nor reliable. It's a battle, and we have no idea what Aidan's days will look like.
But we do know that no matter what happens, he will have Whole Children (and Milestones). This semester he is indulging his love of performing arts – he plays in a rock band (really, the punkest band you've ever heard) and performs in a Broadway theater class. On Saturdays, he has started working in a pre-school class where he gets to share his love of song and dance with a very appreciate crowd J
We feel so lucky that Aidan has Whole Children. And that we have Whole Children. And that other kids have Whole Children.
The gap between what we pay and what is costs Whole Children to provide those classes is enormous. And every year we rely on our supporters to help us bridge that gap.
Thank you for anything you are able to contribute!
Wild Goose Chase: Kids' Carnival, 5K and Family Fun Runs
Fast, Slow, Young, Old... We want to take you on Whole Children's Wild Goose Chase!
The Wild Goose Chase will be held at Look Park, from 10AM to 1:30PM on Sunday, May 20, 2018, and is an inclusive, family event for all ages.
Please join us in raising funds to support Whole Children's after-school programs for kids and teens of all abilities, like performing arts, social skills, and sports & recreation classes.
In addition to prizes for top running event finishers, individual fundraising prizes will also be awarded at the following levels:
$150 - Wild Goose Chase t-shirt
$250 - Wild Goose Chase t-shirt, water bottle
$500 - Wild Goose Chase t-shirt, water bottle, travel mug
$1000 - Wild Goose Chase t-shirt, water bottle, travel mug, canvas tote bag
Special prizes for top individual fundraiser (must raise $1000+), top fundraising team (must raise $2000+), and largest fundraising team!
Individuals who raise $500 or more will join Whole Children’s Golden Goose Guild! Members of the Golden Goose Guild will receive a Golden Goose t-shirt, and recognition on the Wild Goose Chase web page as part of the Golden Goose Guild.
Whole Children offers programs and classes for children from toddler through teens with a range of abilities and special needs. The goal of our programs is to meet each child at their skill level in the most appropriate environment for that child.
To that end we offer classes, small group lessons, and team and outdoor sports. Our classes incorporate social skills training and practice. The emphasis in all classes is on finding and celebrating children’s individual strengths, having fun, and making and sustaining friendships.
Whole Children is a program of Pathlight.