Wednesday, 03 July 2024 14:55

Dake Foundation for Children Announces Community Grant Recipients

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Dake Foundation for Children has announced four nonprofit organizations have  successfully earned support from the Foundation’s Community Grant Fund.

The recipients for this round of funding are:

• BluePath Service Dogs – Funding will support their Autism Service Dog program, which provides service dogs that prevent elopement and promote safety in public spaces for children with autism

• Camp Abilities – Funding will support their annual residential sports camp at Skidmore that serves youth who are blind/experience low vision

• CAPTAIN Community Human Services – Funding will support staff training to make their programs (youth shelter, street outreach, Peace Camp) and interactions with at-risk youth more inclusive

• Saratoga Shredders – Funding will support expanding their existing Learn to Ride program for elementary school students to include students with cognitive and developmental disabilities

Founded by Gary Dake, President of Stewart’s Shops, the organization has provided grants to support local children with disabilities since 2009 with a focus on inclusion, independence, and fun. To learn more about the Dake Foundation for Children, go to:  http://www.dakefoundation.org.

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