We have chosen an excellent location – it will be perfect for our needs! It has a covered loading and unloading area (anyone who has ever tried getting a wheelchair unloaded in the pouring rain knows that by the time you get your child inside, you both are soaked) and are in negotiations on the lease.
With YOUR help, we will have the opportunity to make a difference in OUR community. Any amount would be greatly appreciated.
Other options to donate and become a sponsor are:
We are offering scholarships for families who cannot afford to come and play. You can sponsor a child for a year of unlimited play for $1500 for a family with up to three kids. The scholarship will be given in your name. There is also a one month option for $150 as well.
Additionally, we are looking for sponsors for our art center, classroom and sensory room. There will be recognition plaques in each area with the names of each donor. If you are a contractor or deal with building materials, we could also use some help with the build-out of the gym. We don't have a great deal of work to do, but we do have two bathrooms to retrofit and bring to ADA compliance, and a few walls to rearrange. Flooring and signage are also things we need to look at.
We are opening this business with the memory of our son Samuel Eli in mind, who we lost in 2015 at the age of four. He had multiple special needs and would have benefitted greatly from a gym like we are opening. You may not know it, since the special needs community can be a bit private and even reclusive, but there are a large number of families in our community who would benefit from this gym and your donation will be a blessing that will help us bring this project to a reality!
With so much experience in the special needs community, we feel that this is going to be a very successful endeavor, as there is a great need in our community. The response has already been overwhelming. Thank you all for your consideration in helping us reach our goal.
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