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Support Little Friends

Support Little Friends

Little Friends relies on the kindness of numerous individuals to carry out our mission of empowering children and adults with special challenges, and their families, to live fulfilling lives in their community.  While the agency maintains a diverse funding portfolio, we must raise funds each year to help us cover all our expenses. We appreciate on your support to help us meet all our mission-related funding objectives to which we are truly grateful. For every $1 raised, we dedicate 90 cents toward our five different programs.

With a donation to Little Friends, you’re helping us provide life-long support to the people we serve, so they can work, learn, and experience the joy of life’s everyday moments. 90 cents of every dollar donated to Little Friends goes directly to services and programs, so we can empower the people we support & their families to lead fulfilling lives.

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The need for services for children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities is astounding, and the current demand for these services outstrips the supply. To continue providing the best possible care to the children and adults we serve, we face the need to modernize Little Friends facilities and increase our capital and programmatic capacity to enhance our quality of care.

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In addition to direct cash donations, there are many other ways donors can support Little Friends financially. Planned Giving enables donors to make larger gifts to charitable organizations than they could make from ordinary income.  Some planned gifts provide life-long income to donor. Other gift plans use estate and tax planning to provide for charity and heirs in ways that maximize the gift and/or minimize its impact on the donor’s estate.

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At Serendipity, we offer quality clothing, household items, jewelry and other collectibles. But most importantly, we support the Little Friends’ mission of fulfilling lives. When you make a purchase, volunteer or donate to our shop, you’re benefiting the programs and services that empower those Little Friends serves.

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I love my school

“I love my school because I have great teachers and friends.”

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I like to socialize and laugh

“I like to socialize and laugh with my friends every day.”

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Little Friends staff are remarkable people

“As parents, we feel truly thankful and blessed for the opportunities that Little Friends has provided and offered.  Little Friends staff are remarkable people who are dedicated to what they do and those they serve.”

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Good times with friends and people who care

“For my son, this has not been just a school but the place where he spends good times with friends and people who care about him.”

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How grateful we are

“How grateful we are to all the angels who work with our son at Little Friends. This is his home.”

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Krejci means so much to Us

“Krejci means so much to us because it’s been the one place that has truly helped my child excel and grow; the place that he is not judged or made to feel different but accepted. I am so appreciative of the patience, care, and hard work from all the Krejci staff.”

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Positive Impact on our Family

“Respite has had such a positive impact on our family. We love that our kids can socialize with other families that share our similarities. It gives me comfort knowing he is in good hands”