We currently donate the Sit-N-StandTM stroller to benefit children who rely on mechanical ventilators. We distribute them through the A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Delaware and Children's Hospitals of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.
The goal of this program is to make funds available for worthwhile projects to the surrounding support groups, organizations, and individuals in an easy, streamlined way.The project must serve at least part of the five-county region of SE Pennsylvania (i.e., Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties).
Bureau of Autism Services Family and Individual Mini-Grants
The Bureau of Autism Services, Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, was pleased to offer mini-grants in 2014 to support children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and families that include an individual with ASD. The application period ran from February through March 2014, with approved activities occurring between March and August 2014. Keep an eye out for 2015's application.
Designing 4 Hope is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping critically ill children and their families by giving them dream bedroom makeovers. Our goal is to design and renovate their rooms providing them with a special place to rest, recover, heal and dreamAnyone can refer a child for a dream bedroom makeover. Our team is located in southeastern Pennsylvania (Limerick/ Royersford) and, at this time, we will accept referrals within a 1.5-hour driving distance.
Dream Come True fulfills the dreams of children who are seriously, chronically or terminally ill and reside in the Greater Lehigh Valley PA area. The children are between the ages of 4 and 17 years old. Dream Come True is unique in that we are a local organization that fulfill dreams for serious and chronic illnesses not just terminal ones. We also offer dream recipients, college scholarships and funeral expenses.
The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund helps families caring for children with serious illnesses, disabilities, and injuries. We provide financial assistance for needs not covered by insurance, respite programs, and non-cash items to families in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.
The New Story Fund is designed to help children,(under the age of 21) and families who are faced with the following challenges: autism spectrum disorder (ASD), serious emotional disturbances, mental retardation or other developmental disabilities. In the past, the New Story Fund helped families purchase products and services such as durable medical equipment, therapy services, prescriptions, after-school care, home/safety modifications, camp tuition, and many others. Applications are accepted between January 1st and January 31st each year.
Variety provides children with disabilties in Southwestern Pennsylvania with unique programs, experiences, and equipment so they may live life to the fullest. Through Variety's programs and services, children gain freedom to be active, involved and accepted.
"My Bike" Program provides children with disabilities with an adaptive bike so they may have the freedom of a bike and the joy of riding alongside friends.
"Kids on the Go" Program helps children gain mobility, confidence, independence, and the chance to join in the life of their community by providing them with enabling and mobility equipment.
"Peak Moments" Programs provide children with disabilities with places and times they can be together where they have fun, are themselves, are accepted for who they are, and feel that they belong to the Variety community / family.