World Humanitarian Day was observed this past Monday, Aug. 19. In the spirit of those who have dedicated their lives to humanitarian causes, Special Abilities decided to give back as well. The facility has been taking donations from parents and caregivers all week to create “Blessing Bags” for the homeless people in the area.
The Kindness Rocks Project will be sharing Special Abilities of North Texas on their Facebook page. After seeing pictures of ACEs creating ‘kindness rocks’ posted on Special Abilities’ Facebook page, the project’s administrators decided to share with their 92.5 thousand followers what our small community in North Texas has been up to this week.
Mother’s Day can be difficult to navigate when you work with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Some people have lost their moms and some don’t see their biological families, while others have the joy of being with their moms every day. We want to send home handmade crafts with "Happy Mother’s Day"
Special Abilities of North Texas ACEs had another great lunch at Starfish Cafe this week. We are always so impressed with the students and staff at Lewisville ISD's Purnell Support Center! This was the last lunch at Starfish for this semester, and we are looking forward to going back when they open up again
The results are in: We raised over $60,000 at our 2017 Denim, Diamonds and Dice Gala! Photos from the event are in a gallery below. Feel free to share and tag Special Abilities of North Texas on Facebook! Thank you to all the sponsors and volunteers who came together to make this event a success in
Today we were presented THE NONPROFIT OF THE YEAR award through Unity in Communities, a collective organization of area chambers of commerce, civic organizations, city municipalities, and local businesses. This reflects so much of your hard work, determination and commitment toward our mission.