Project Independence helps people with developmental
disabilities find jobs, develop friendships, and live independently.
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The nonprofit Project Independence of Costa Mesa has transformed its 11th annual Walk for Independence into a virtual fundraising event and is inviting participants to walk from Sunday through Sept. 12 and enjoy a live online celebration on the final day. Accessible at proindependence.org, the event will feature short inspirational videos, interactive workout sessions, special guests, easy ways to give online, a virtual auction and more. Walkers can share their own progress made throughout the week with photos and/or videos that will be posted and played during the event. Prizes will be awarded for most steps walked, most money raised, most days walked, bestRead More
A newly formed army of local nonprofits, donors, agencies and volunteers are teaming up with Orange County restaurants with a single mission in mind — to deliver some 5,000 fresh meals each week to those hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. Members of the collaboration Delivering with Dignity Orange County are combining their public and private networks and resources to find individuals and families most in need and provide them the comfort and care of a warm meal. The group’s first delivery, 150 meals prepared by staff at Toast Kitchen + Bakery in Costa Mesa, took place Wednesday as a line of volunteer drivers loaded bagsRead More
We serve over 700 people with developmental disabilities in Southern California as they experience life and discover their potential for independence, as every person should have the opportunity to do – regardless of disability.
Walk 2020 Update
TOGETHER, WE RAISED OVER $50,000 TO SUPPORT ADULTS LIVING WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
During these extraordinary times, we needed to take our 11th Annual Walk for Independence online. That did not slow you down! You came out in full-force to support those who need us most. WE THANK YOU!!