Why We Walk - Where Your Money Goes

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All funds raised through the AHRC Walk support inclusion, independence and opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. With your donation, AHRC Foundation has the flexibility to use your gifts to support our highest priority needs and assure the best possible outcomes for children, teens and adults, now and in the future.

Our Mission

The Mission of AHRC Foundation is to empower people with developmental disabilities to live productive lives, make their own choices about what’s important to them, and participate fully within their family and community.

Our Scope

Nassau County AHRC Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization that publicly solicits and receive funds for the benefit of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism. Thousands of children and adults benefit from the Foundation’s support to organizations such as AHRC Nassau, Brookville Center for Children’s Services, Citizens Options Unlimited and other community-based organizations serving those with special needs.

Our Work

AHRC Foundation supports rewarding programs and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Through our family of organizations, we’re able to provide a continuum of services that span a lifetime.  This includes: Early Childhood Education; Day Services; Residential Opportunities; Job Training and Placement; Camp and Respite; Healthcare; and Family Support.

Moving Ahead, Leaving No One Behind

Coming together for a common goal, friends, families, corporations, and organizations form teams and raise funds to enrich the lives of people with developmental disabilities. This culminates in a fun, inspirational and family-centric celebration on Walk day.

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