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Catalina Island Trip

Access to Adventure participants shouting out a big thank you to The Costa Mesa Foundation and the Foster Family Foundation for their support. A good time was had by all on our trip to Catalina Island!  
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ADA Anniversary

Today is the 28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - please join us in keeping the spirit of the law alive by advocating for the ABLE Age Adjustment Act (S.817/HR 1874)! The Ask: Today, ask your Members of Congress to support this legislation by: Emailing them directly....
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Doe and Stag Candles Partners with Project Independence

Miranda Davidson, owner of Doe and Stag Candles, has generously offered to donate 100% of all profits from the sale of D&S candles and other products to Project Independence in support of their mission of serving over 700 adults with developmental disabilities. “I am part of the Project Independence Family...
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OC County Register/OC Marathon Good Works

Project Independence of Costa Mesa has received $9,300 in donations following the nonprofit’s participation in the 2018 OC Marathon and OC 5K race. Project Independence’s ninth annual Walk For Independence is set for Sept. 8 at Tewinkle Park in Costa Mesa. Go to proindependence. org for more information. The nonprofit...
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Access 2 Adventure

More than a dozen adults with developmental disabilities found adventure on the water Wednesday when they tried their hands at outrigger canoeing at the Newport Aquatic Center. The paddlers are clients of the Costa Mesa-based nonprofit Project Independence and participate in its Access 2 Adventure program. The activity was arranged...
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OC Marathon/Half Marathon/5K May 5, 2018

Volunteers begin to gather at Project Independence Water Station Mile #23 For the ninth consecutive year Project Independence stepped up with a team of 35 volunteers to man their award-winning Water Station Mile #23 at the OC Marathon. Union Bank was their title sponsor donating $5,000 in support of people...
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Orange County Regional Center Awards Project Independence

The Orange County Regional Center award two Annual Spotlight Awards to Project Independence at their Spotlight Awards Gala on March 2nd. CEO/President of Project Independence, Debra Marsteller was given the Spotlight Lifetime Achievement Award for over 35 years of working with adults with developmental disabilities. Accepting the award from the...
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On March 18, 2018 the Paul Mitchell School of Costa Mesa opened its doors for a day of hairstyling and laughter. Over 40 clients and friends of Project Independence were treated like the royalty they are by the compassionate students at Paul Mitchell. The Access 2 Adventure Program of Project...
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