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Summer Camp Spotlight: TimberNook Program

August 20, 2018

About a year ago, our Community Outreach Program began giving grants to organizations doing cool stuff in the I/DD realm. One of these organizations is the Hope Farms Project. Their mission is to offer an opportunity for people and animals to learn, grow, & heal together in nature. They also provide a career development program…

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Respite + Hospitality = Respitality

August 2, 2018

A combination of two components: “Respite: a break, for Parents and/or Caregivers, from providing care to their loved one(s) with special needs” + “Hospitality: a relationship between a guest and a host, wherein the host receives the guest with good will, reception, and entertainment.” Last Mother’s Day Weekend, The Community Outreach Department hosted its 2nd…

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Getting to Know Pathways: Meet Jourdan

June 28, 2018

At our core, Developmental Pathways is a community of people working for a cause we believe in. While our staff may number in the 200s, we consider approachability among our greatest assets. That said, we thought we’d introduce you to just a few of our incredible staff members in our “Getting to Know Pathways” video…

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Meet the Barney Family

May 31, 2018

We love to share stories about the families we support. This particular family melted our hearts with their playful son Declan and his two sisters Mackenzie and Peyton. Read on to hear more about their experience with Developmental Pathways and the Early Intervention Department from mom, Jen.  Hello, we are the Barney family: Adam, Jen, Mackenzie (8), Peyton (3),…

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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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