Deepwood Foundation awards grants to Lake County residents with developmental disabilities
Broadmoor student Fabrecio with Broadmoor School speech therapist Pallavi Blyer.
Deepwood Foundation awarded over $11,000 in grants during the 3rd quarter of 2021, which will benefit more than 389 individuals who have developmental disabilities.
Grants awarded include emergency moving expenses, music therapy, iPads/communication devices for nonverbal students, food for the annual Broadmoor School Preschool Picnic, social skills training, technology, therapeutic massage therapy, and gymnastics lessons.
“We were able to help provide lunch to more than 70 students and their families at the picnic that was held with members of our community and Chardon High School students due to the generosity of Deepwood Foundation donors,” said Liz Miller, early education supervisor at LCBDD/Deepwood Broadmoor School.
The Deepwood Foundation continually receives diverse requests from families in Lake County.
“This past quarter, we were able to assist a family whose rental home was sold by the owner and only given 30 days-notice to move,” said Tana Habat, program administrator for Deepwood Foundation. “Deepwood Foundation secured a rental truck and storage unit for the family while they waited for permanent housing. As of today, they are settled into their permanent residence.”
Deepwood Foundation relies strictly on grants, and private and corporate donations, as it receives no tax dollars.
Deepwood Foundation will hold its annual gala on November 12, 2021. This is one of their major fundraising events, which provides a dinner and a wealth of auction baskets. Tickets available for purchase and details are located at www.deepwoodfoundation.org.