SPARC Friends Gather on Pirate Spirit Day Adapted Activities Mean EVERYONE Is Involved People ask what we believe in, and we say "joy". Adapted Zumba - anyone can do it!

Specially Adapted Resource Clubs (SPARC)

Org #10759
Vetted since 2012
2006
year founded
$10,861
raised on GlobalGiving
9
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

SPARC is a unique day program operating in local community centers for adults with disabilities. Adults with disabilities too often lack options to have an active role as full citizens in their community after graduating from the public school system. Adults with disabilities desire the same outcomes in life as people without disabilities. They want to work, enjoy friends, and give back to their community. SPARC provides a dynamic program in a community setting with the appropriate supports so people with disabilities can stay united with their families, connected within their neighborhoods, and enjoy their friendships. Our goal is to ensure all students with disabilities graduate to a ... read more

Project Leaders
George Bounacos
George Bounacos
Debi Alexader
Debi Alexader
Team
Debi Alexander
Organization Information
5081 Queens Wood Drive
Burke, VA 22015
United States
703-338-6185
Organization Information
5081 Queens Wood Drive
Burke, VA 22015
United States
703-338-6185

Project Reports

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Feb 26, 2021
SPARC Members C.A.N.
SPARC was founded in 2006 by Donna Goldbranson in response to a lack of options for adults with severe disabilities.   Our local county governments spend billions on K-12 special education...
Feb 25, 2021
Continuing Education, Advocacy and skills to Navigate the Community with SPARC
SPARC provides day support, case management, continuing education, advoacy and skills to navigate the community.  As one of our member explained, "We put the CAN in can't!" Since the pandemic...
Oct 29, 2020
We're Doing Zumba Together. Yes, Really!
I need to be blunt. Many of our group's participants are medically vulerable. So are their friends and families. We know that one of us with COVID-19 has a very different prognosis than someone who...
 
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