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From Pom Poms to Punching Bags: Hailie’s Story

November 28, 2017

For the past 3 weeks, we’ve brought you firsthand accounts of how respite can change families’ lives. You can catch up on each story here. This week, we’re shifting gears to tell you about another way that community philanthropy plays an important role at Developmental Pathways. While respite funding enables a primary caregiver to take a…

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A Respite Story: The Marquez Family

November 22, 2017

Week 3 of our Respite Series features the Marquez family- a name that the Developmental Pathways and SUN Foundation community probably know well. You can catch our previous 2 posts about the Pinkertons and the Olsens on our blog as well. If you’re new to the topic of respite, it is simply a break for…

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A Respite Story: The Olsens

November 15, 2017

Thanks for joining us for another respite story courtesy of the Olsen Family. If you haven’t read last week’s post about the Pinkertons, it’s worth a few minutes of your time. For those unfamiliar with the topic of respite, it is simply a break for a primary caregiver. This break could be an hour to…

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A Respite Story: The Pinkertons

November 8, 2017

Respite is something of a hot topic here at Developmental Pathways. It’s not uncommon for our Community Outreach team to encounter disbelief when they tell families they can help fund & connect families to hours, days, or weeks of time off from caregiving. For those unfamiliar with the topic, respite is a break for a…

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Catch Up with Melanie: Parents Selected as Board of Directors Officers

July 19, 2017

Thank you for joining me on the blog today in what will become a recurring Catch Up with Melanie series! My hope is to provide an update from where I sit every couple of months. I hold monthly office hours open to all of our staff to bring questions, concerns, or just to sit down…

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