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Thank You for Supporting our Walk for Independence 2019!

Check out these highlights from our 10th annual Walk for Independence held on Saturday, September 7th 2019 at Twinkle Park in Costa Mesa! Our PI Walk for Independence was a huge success because of this wonderful family. Thank you to Barbara Koretoff-Shubin and the Koretoff family. 4466
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Kathy Degnan-Grunwald is Retiring!

After working at Project Independence for over 20 years, Kathy Degnan-Grunwald is retiring!  We don’t say goodbye to this beautiful soul but see you later. May the wind be at her back, and we wish her the best in this next chapter of her life!
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Walk for Independence Sponsor Thank You Featured in LA Times

Serving people with developmental disabilities takes more than a walk in the park. But it's a great start! Thank you to the generous sponsors of our 10th Walk for Independence that celebrates independent living for people with developmental disabilities throughout Orange County. With your support, we are building a community...
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Walk For Independence Sponsors Announced

SPONSORS ANNOUNCED FOR TENTH ANNUAL  PROJECT INDEPENDENCE WALK FOR INDEPENDENCE Sept. 7 event will enable organization to build a community one step at a time Costa Mesa, California, June 3, 2019 – Union Bank and Mitsubishi Electric have stepped up to be among key sponsors of the 10th edition of...
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Project Independence Cruising for Adventure

Inaugural Duffy boat cruise bestowed on Project Independence Costa Mesa, California, June 21, 2019 – Thanks to the generous donation of the use of their Duffy boat by the Basil Witt Family and the Louis and Gladyce Foster Family Foundation of Little Balboa Island, cruises through Newport Harbor this summer...
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Nonprofit Provides Job Opportunities for Developmentally Disabled

By Zack Tawatari PUBLISHED 12:52 PM ET Jan. 30, 2019 [video width="1024" height="576" mp4="http://www.proindependence.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Nonprofit-Offers-Opportunities-for-Developmentally-Disabled-1.mp4"][/video] This production line is a well-oiled machine. From one set of arms to the next, these volunteers load packaged meals into coolers at the Costa Mesa Senior Center. Jennifer and Goldy make a good team and...
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For homebound seniors, nutritious Meals on Wheels; for developmentally disabled adults who deliver them, a sense of purpose

THERESA WALKER | thwalker@scng.com | Orange County Register PUBLISHED: January 21, 2019 at 7:30 am | UPDATED: January 21, 2019 at 7:30 am Darrin Mackel community support specialist with Project Independence looks on as Jennifer Elliott, 43, of Huntington Beach walks to an apartment to deliver meals to seniors in Costa Mesa on Friday, January 18,...
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Meet Bobby Spitzberg, Project Independence Client and Board Member

Project Independence was founded on the belief that people with disabilities possess the potential to live and interact in their communities, and that by listening to the hopes and dreams of people we serve, we can help them. Quite simply, Bobby Spitzberg is unforgettable. People who underestimate him- like judging...
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