DAYLE MCINTOSH CENTER PARTNERS WITH ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION TO HOST THE SECOND ANNUAL EMPOWERING POSSIBILITIES: A GIVING DAY FOR OC NEIGHBORS WITH DISABILITIES

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 Dayle McIntosh Center Joins Seven Other Organizations with the Goal of Collectively Raising $95,000 for Community Members with Disabilities

Anaheim, CA – On May 30th, Dayle McIntosh Center for the Disabled (DMC) will partner with the Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) and seven fellow nonprofits to host the second annual Empowering Possibilities, Giving Day for OC neighbors with disabilities. Through a 24-hour online portal, the collaborative hopes to raise $95,000 to address critical needs within the disability community of Orange County. In 2018, 306 donors contributed $86,523 through the Empowering Possibilities Giving Day.

The eight organizations participating in Empowering Possibilities include Dayle McIntosh Center, Down Syndrome Association of Orange County, Family Support Network, Free Wheelchair Mission, Project Independence, Speech and Language Development Center, United Cerebral Palsy Association of Orange County and Vocational Visions.

Empowering Possibilities is part of a bold initiative by OCCF to boost the capacity of local nonprofits through a series of Collaborative Giving Days over the coming year. Nonprofits with shared missions are invited to come together to boost collective giving for their causes. “We are excited to continue empowering aligned nonprofits to work together to maximize their impact,” said Shelley Hoss, president, OCCF.

“Each of us knows someone with a disability – a friend, a family member, a coworker, a neighbor. Your donation to Empowering Possibilities is a statement of your support and belief that quality services should be available when needed.” Paula Margeson, Director, Dayle McIntosh Center

To give to Dayle McIntosh Center online, please visit http://tiny.cc/DMCGivingDay.  For more information on the 2019 Collaborative Giving Days, visit oc-cf.org/iheartoc.

About Dayle McIntosh Center for the Disabled 

Founded in 1977, the Dayle McIntosh Center (DMC) is a nonprofit organization in Orange County where people with disabilities help other people with disabilities to have better lives. The Dayle McIntosh Center is unique because the majority of staff and governing board are composed of individuals, who are disabled and committed to helping others become self-sufficient. For more information, visit DMC.org or call Lani Daly at 714-621-3300. Be a part of our conversation on Facebook and  Twitter.  

 

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