Region III Transition Program Grandville Public Schools

Region III Transition Program Grandville Public Schools

Region III Transition Program Grandville Public Schools

The Region III Transition Program is a special education program that serves young adults ages18-21 with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Grandville, MI. The focus of the program is to develop functional life skills for students within the domestic, community, and pre-employment settings.

 

The program serves students from a broad socio-economic range as well as serving students that have a wide spectrum of needs. The Robert Nelson Foundation was honored to support this great program with a gift of $7,500.00 to assist with program needs.

 

Penny Lane Centers

Penny Lane Centers

Penny Lane Centers

Penny Lane Centers is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that cares for over 3,500 abused and neglected children, youth, and families a month. The organization provides therapeutic residential services, foster family home placements, adoption services, transitional and affordable housing, family preservation, Intensive Services and mental health services for children youth and families throughout Los Angeles County. The Robert Nelson Foundation is proud to give a gift of $45,000 to assist with general programming needs as well as specifically to assist veterans in need.

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Maggie’s Be Cafe

Maggie’s Be Cafe

Maggie’s Be Cafe

Maggie’s Be Cafe, located in Hudsonville, MI, is a coffee shop that employs approximately 23 individuals with a spectrum of disabilities. The vision of the cafe was to provide a place in the community where individuals with disabilities could have a sense of purpose, accomplishment, and connectedness through employment. The café is also staffed with employees who serve as mentors to the baristas and facilitators in operating the facility. The café which opened in June of 2021, has been a great success and has been a win/win for the community as well as for the staff and employees. The Robert Nelson Foundation is proud to support the vision of Maggie’s Be café with a gift of $5,000 to assist with their vision of expansion and continued development.

Life Learning Center

Life Learning Center

Life Learning Center

The Life Learning Center is a special education program that serves students ages 18-26 across a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds as well as serving students that exhibit a wide range of needs associated with their developmental disabilities. The goal of the program is to build confidence, appropriate social and communication skills, pre-employment skills, as well as functional life skills, all within community and domestic settings. The Robert Nelson Foundation is proud to have given a gift of $7,500 to assist with the Life Learning Center’s program needs.

San Joaquin Delta College: Veterans Resource Center

San Joaquin Delta College: Veterans Resource Center

San Joaquin Delta College: Veterans Resource Center

San Joaquin Delta College of Stockton, CA operates The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) that serves as the centralized hub for all student veteran, service member, and dependents needs. The center offers a wide array of services and resources, including a space where student military affiliates can connect with one another or participate in the Student Veterans Alliance (SVA) Club.  The VRC is designed to be sensitive to the transition from military to civilian life as well as education success. 

The Robert Nelson Foundation is proud to announce that is has provided an $18,500 grant to be used solely for the purpose of establishing a peer-to-peer mentoring program under a three-year contract using the PAVE program. The Robert Nelson Foundation is honored to be associated with such a wonderful program as The Veterans Resource Center.

CASA

CASA

CASA

CASA of Los Angeles (CASA/LA) mobilizes community volunteers to advocate for children and youth who have experienced abuse and neglect. Founded in 1978, CASA/LA is an independent nonprofit organization that recruits, trains, and supports qualified volunteer advocates who transform the lives of children and youth in LA County’s child welfare system The Robert Nelson Foundation is proud to give a gift of $15,000.00 to this organization that helps so many children in the Los Angeles area.

The Robert Nelson Foundation is proud to support this organization that helps those in need to make stronger communities with a gift of $15,000.00.