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Fairfield County Giving Day is Almost Here! Thursday, February 24

Fairfield County Giving Day is Almost Here!
Thursday, February 24

 

Mark your calendars and consider a donation to The Kennedy Center on February 24th. Every dollar raised helps to make a difference in the lives of others.

Challenge the Status Quo * Create Purpose * Ensure Inclusion * Build Community

The Kennedy Center was founded in 1951 with an unwavering mission to serve and empower people with diverse abilities to reach their full potential. With kindness and compassion, we offer innovative and comprehensive in-home, day, and residential programming to persons with disabilities. Our employment programs provide job opportunities through our Business Enterprises, Community Services, and Workforce Development program.  We believe our community is stronger when all people are empowered to contribute, share, and thrive.

Join us in our mission!

Help us create a future of new possibilities for the people who make our communities more vibrant and diverse!

Donate to The Kennedy Center on February 24th!

What we do:

Provide life-changing supports and programs for nearly 2,000 individuals and their families through our in-home, 16 day and 15 residential programs

Breakdown barriers to employment and support the hiring of individuals with diverse abilities through our Business Enterprises including:

  • Kennedy Employment Services
  • KC Landscaping & Snow Removal
  • Kenn Kleen Janitorial Service
  • Soups and Such Café and Catering Service
  • KennDoc Document & Shredding Services
  • Palm & Able Warehouse & Production
  • Palm & Able Thrift Shop & E-Commerce

Provide Autism-specific programming that encourages teens, young adults, and their parents to gather, learn and engage with others

Offer vibrant, creative and artistic exploration through the Maggie Daly Arts Cooperative

Provide youth to young adult transition programming for soon-to-be high school graduates

Teach people with disabilities and seniors how to navigate mass-transit systems and become more independent through our nationally acclaimed Travel Training Program