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Developmental Disabilities Administration
Provides a coordinated service delivery system so that individuals with developmental disabilities receive appropriate services oriented toward the goal of integration into the community. These services are provided through a combination of state residential centers (providing services to individuals with intellectual disability) and a wide array of community based services delivered primarily through a network of non-profit providers. Go to site for your closest office.
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844-253-8694
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201

Arc of Montgomery County
Serves individuals, families and employers affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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301-984-5777
11600 Nebel Street, Rockville, MD, 20852

Abilities Network- Epilepsy Foundation
A non-profit organization that assists individuals with disabilities to achieve their personal goals and reach their maximum potential. We provide extensive training opportunities for families, child care providers, teachers and community members with the goal of fostering inclusion. Other services include, but not limited to: A TEEN program epilepsy group, parent support group, free epilepsy education program for schools, and limited financial assistance for epilepsy-related expenses.
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800-492-2523
410-828-7700
8503 LaSalle Rd, Towson, MD, 21286

National Transplant Assistance Fund & Catastrophic Injury Program
A nonprofit that helps patients and families facing transplantation or catastrophic injury afford uninsured medically related expenses through grass-roots fundraising.
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800-642-8399
150 N. Radnor Chester Road, Randor, PA, 19087

Jill Fox Memorial Fund
Provides grants to individuals with unmet medical and healthcare needs not paid for by medical insurance, government agencies, health associations, community organizations, public or personal resources.
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410-369-9322
101 W. Mt Royal Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21201

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation
Supports the concept of facilitating access to health-related services that have the potential to significantly enhance either the clinical condition or the quality of life of the child and that are not fully covered by the available commercial health benefit plan. The Foundation provides financial assistance toward the family's share of the cost of medical services.
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952-992-4459


DCU Access Loans
Are for any product, device, or building modification designed to assist someone with a disability. The borrower need not be the beneficiary of the purchase.
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508-263-6700
800-328-8797


Kya’s Krusade
Provides two types of Financial Assistance Grants to help families with expenses not covered by insurance: Adaptive Equipment [Up To $1,000] and Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Hippotherapy Sessions [Up To $500].
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614-750-2198
947 E. Johnstown Rd, Gahanna, OH, 43230

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Helps families, health care providers and education professionals understand childhood hearing loss and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention. Through advocacy, education, research and financial aid, AG Bell helps to ensure that every child and adult with hearing loss has the opportunity to listen, talk and thrive in mainstream society.
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202-337-5220
3417 Volta Place, NW Washington, DC, 20007

Association of Blind Citizens
The purpose of the Association of Blind Citizens (ABC) is to advance relevant causes, increase opportunities in education, employment, cultural, recreational and other life activities, as well as enhance the social, political, and economic well-being for all persons who are blind or visually impaired. ABC offers publications, informative meetings, a special radio show, In Focus, as well as education, employment, recreational, and cultural opportunities to promote full inclusion in society.
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781-961-1023


The HIKE Fund, Inc
Provides hearing devices for children with hearing losses between the ages of newborn and twenty years whose parents are unable to meet this special need financially.
10115 Cherryhill Pl , Spring Hill, FL, 34608

The MORGAN Project
A national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is to promote awareness and facilitate support of parents caring for their children with special health care needs, and to enhance the Quality-of-Life for these special families.
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321-506-2707
4241 N. Highway 1, Melbourne Beach, FL, 32951

Travis Roy Foundation
Dedicated to enhancing the life of individuals with spinal cord injuries only and their families by providing adaptive equipment and to finding a cure through increased funding of research, resulting in self-reliance and the ability to be as independent as possible.
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617-619-8257
60 State Street, Boston, MA, 02109

United Cerebral Palsy
Educates, advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities.
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800-872-5827
1825 K Street NW , Washington, DC, 20006

Low Intensity Support Services
LISS is funded by the Developmental Disabilities Administration and is contracted to five different agencies across the state of Maryland. LISS is intended to be a last resort for funding and other funding sources must be exhausted prior to the distribution of LISS funds.


Lions Club
Local Lions Clubs offer hearing aid assistance and eyeglasses. Contact your local club for eligibility information.
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630-203-3837
300 W 22nd Street, , Oak Brook, IL, 60523

Sertoma Scholarship
For the deaf or hard of hearing or Grad Students of a communicative disorders program.
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816-333-8300
1912 E. Meyer Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64132

First Hand Foundation
Helps with clinical necessities (such as medication and surgeries), medical equipment and travel related to a child’s care. Additionally, the Foundation implores doctors, hospitals and equipment providers to discount their services below listed prices. Funding is distributed directly to the child’s immediate healthcare provider.
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816-201-1569
2800 Rockcreek Parkway, Kansas City, MO, 64117

Equipment Connections for Children
Resource for families who would like to donate or request adaptive equipment for their child with a disability when they have no other means to obtain the equipment. Equipment Connections For Children connects families for the purposes of reusing adaptive equipment and by doing so, support each other.
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240-801-9965
18906 Premiere Ct., Gaithersburg, MD, 20879

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Here you can find ways to participate in local events supporting our research, patient support and information programs. There are many ways to get involved.
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443-471-1600
100 Painters Mill Road , Owings Mills , MD, 21117

Lilli Claire Foundation
PROVIDING PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO CHILDREN LIVING WITH NEUROGENIC BIRTH CONDITIONS WHILE PROVIDING HOPE AND SUPPORT TO THE PARENTS WHO LOVE THEM.
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702-862-8141
3540 West Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV, 89102

Arc of Maryland
Offers family and self advocacy leadership programs, training on rights and best practices in the field of developmental disabilities, quality of life surveys, and scholarships for people with disabilities. We provide statewide advocacy leadership at the Maryland General Assembly on behalf of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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410-571-9320
130 Lubrano Drive, Annapolis, MD, 21401

The Arc Central Chesapeake Region
Serves Anne Arundel, Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Anne and Talbot counties. Promote respect, create opportunities and advocate for equal rights for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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410-269-1883
931 Spa Road, Annapolis, MD, 21401

Vehicles for Change
Accepts and repairs donated cars and awards them to families at very affordable prices, enabling low-income families to become self-sufficient.
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855-820-7990
5230 Washington Blvd., Halethorpe, MD, 21227

Zepp Children's Foundation
The Mission of our nonprofit foundation is to serve special needs children diagnosed with Fragile X Syndrome, or a dual diagnosis of Fragile X with Autism through resources and grants to enhance their quality of life as well as their caregivers.
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410-861-6470


The Lucky Duck Foundation, Inc
We raise money to support families of people with special needs and sponsor other organizations that support them as well. Such organizations are Special Olympics, Surfers Healing, Arc of Howard County, Autism Society of Howard County, and more. Recognizing that drowning prevention and the acquisition of swimming skills are for everyone, regardless of ability and income, we have created the Lucky Duck Foundation Inc. scholarship program to provide financial assistance to students with special needs who wish to learn how to swim.
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410-461-6415
9636 Longview Dr, Ellicott City, MD, 21042

Rise for Autism
Provides community and professional awareness, family support and resources, financial assistance, and a lifetime continuum of therapeutic services to promote confident, competent individuals with Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders.
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550 M Ritchie Highway, Severna Park, MD, 21146

Maryland Recreation and Parks Association
The Maryland Recreation and Parks Association, Inc. is the professional association for public parks and recreation venues, agencies and people who serve millions of Maryland residents and visitors each year at parks, recreation facilities and open spaces.
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301-352-7203
4101 Crain Highway, Bowie, MD, 20716

Anabelle's Wish
Provides aid not only for uncovered medical expenses but also for additional expenditures incurred when caring for a special-needs child: filling the car with gas for frequent doctor and hospital visits, higher electric bills because of constantly-running medical equipment, additional costs incurred by hiring a nurse rather than a baby-sitter, and more. Committed to helping families of children with Lissencephaly and/or other rare neurological disorders.
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610-543-5236


Different Needz Foundation
The Different Needz Foundation has a mission to provide special needs individuals, families and organizations that support them with money to purchase medical equipment, therapy devices, adaptive toys and/or services.
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216-904-5151
8584 East Washington Street, Chagrin Falls, OH, 44023

Maryland Community Connection
Maryland Community Connection is a nonprofit organization that provides training, employment opportunities, emotional support and access to resources to individuals with disabilities. MCC supports individuals who want to have greater social and economic independence and who wish to become fully integrated into their communities. They work on a case-by-case basis, identifying each individual’s goals and specific needs. It also provides job opportunities, job training and job retention, as well as advocacy for the individual in the workplace, allowing each to become a wage-earning and tax-paying citizen.
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301-583-0358
6490 Landover Road, Landover, MD, 20785

Choptank Electric
Operation Round Up® is Choptank Electric Cooperative's community service assistance program. The concept is to extend the principle on which electric cooperatives were built over 75 years ago - neighbor helping neighbor - and as a Touchstone Energy Cooperative to follow one of the core principals - Commitment to Community. "Small change that changes lives" is the foundation upon which Operation Round Up is built. This simple and rewarding way to enable members to contribution funds for local charities, needy individuals and service organizations is operated as the non-profit Choptank Electric Trust, Inc.
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877-892-0001


Adaptive Mall
Our services at the Adaptivemall.com® help families find the best equipment to support their children at their highest functioning level. We have created an experience for you that makes equipment selection a positive one. Our primary goal is to empower you with resources that allow you and your child’s primary caregivers to make the best decisions to meet your child’s unique needs.
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800-371-2778
15 South Second Street, Dolgeville, NY, 13329

Aubrey Rose Foundation
The Aubrey Rose Foundation will be honoring Aubrey's life by:•Awarding educational scholarships for children so that they can better themselves.•Helping families with financial need because of medical expenses of their children.•Organizing buying toys and holiday parties to brighten the lives of sick children at our local Children's Hospital. •Promoting educational awareness about the need for organ donations. •Organizing dinners for the Ronald McDonald House families.•Healing the Worlds Hearts Program.
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513-265-5801
3862 Race Road, Cinncinati, OH, 45211

The Maggie Welby Foundation
Inspired by the life and memory of Maggie Welby, the Maggie Welby Foundation seeks to aid students (grades K-12) and families in financial need, in order to help fulfill the dreams and hopes that Maggie realized in every person she touched during her life.
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314-330-6947
7 Needle Ct., Dardenne Prairie, MO, 63368

ModestNeeds.org
At Modest Needs, we work to promote the self-sufficiency of the 'working poor' - the hard-working but low-income individuals and families that conventional philanthropy has otherwise forgotten.In keeping with our mission, Modest Needs offers grants to low-income but generally self-sufficient households, displaced workers struggling to return to the workforce, permanently disadvantaged persons struggling to afford medical care, and small non-profit organizations.
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212-463-7042
115 E 30th St, New York, NY, 10016

The Arc of Howard County
“Achieving full community life for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities — one person at a time” is the mission of The Arc of Howard County.Full community life means allowing individuals to express their choices and have confidence that others will honor those choices; ensuring that those we support are able to choose how and with whom they spend their time, and are able to work at a challenging and rewarding job.
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410-730-0638
11735 Homewood Road, Ellicott City, MD, 21042

Hunter's Hope
Hunter’s Hope Foundation was established to address the acute need for information and research with respect to Krabbe Disease and related Leukodystrophies. In addition, we strive to support and encourage those afflicted and their families as they struggle to endure, adjust and cope with the demands of these fatal illnesses.
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716-667-1200
6368 West Quaker Street, Orchard Park, NY, 14127

NICU Helping Hands
It is our mission to provide comprehensive support programs and resources to parents of premature infants not only during their stay in the NICU but during and after their transition home. We are glad you have found us and we are anxious to provide you and your family members the support and assistance you need.
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817-584-1437
301 Commerce Street, Fort Worth, TX, 76102

Kinera Foundation
Kinera Foundation will enhance the quality of life for children with special needs and their families by providing parent support groups, social activities, access to various treatments and therapies, while continuing to support inclusive and community programs.
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443-249-3126
115 Sallitt Dr., Stevensville, MD, 21666

Small Steps in Speech
Small Steps in Speech assists children with speech and language disorders by funding supplemental therapies and treatments for individuals as well as grants to charitable organizations who serve children with communicative disorders. Our goal is to give children the chance to better express themselves in the world in which we live.
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888-577-3256


Gia Foundation
The mission of the Gia Nicole Angel Foundation is to enhance the daily functioning of a child with special needs and his or her family by awarding assistance through the purchase of a specific item or items. This includes children with any physical disability (such as, but not limited to: spina bifida, paralysis, missing limbs) or illness (such as, but not limited to: cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, cancer).
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267-332-1320
1461 Golden Drive, Dresher, PA, 19025

Through the Looking Glass
A nationally recognized center that has pioneered research, training, and services for families in which a child, parent or grandparent has a disability or medical issue. Our mission is "To create, demonstrate and encourage non-pathological and empowering resources and model early intervention services for families with disability issues in parent or child which integrate expertise derived from personal disability experience and disability culture."
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800-644-2666


The Ralph Braun Foundation
Assists those with mobility needs through education, information and product acquisition. Medicaid and Medicare sometimes offer funding for wheelchairs, but two wheels will only get you so far.The Foundation has completed several funding cycles and is in the process of raising funds to facilitate the next cycle. We expect the next cycle to last for two months and be announced by early next year.
631 W. 11th Street, Winamac, IN, 46996

Good Days
We help patients suffering from chronic medical conditions who have limited financial means get access to the medications they need. Our program helps qualified patients pay their insurance co-pays so they can get immediate access to prescription medications that will give them relief from pain and suffering.
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877-968-7233
6900 Dallas Parkway, Plano, TX, 75024

Challenged America
The My Gym Challenged America Foundation (MGCA) is committed to providing assistance and support to children with physical/cognitive challenges while promoting fitness and movement for children of all abilities and economic circumstances with an emphasis on positive reinforcement and fun.
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818-907-6966
15300 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA, 91403

Challenged Athletes Foundation
It is the mission of the Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF) to provide opportunities and support to people with physical challenges so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. CAF believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life.
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858-866-0959
9591 Waples Street, San Diego, CA, 92121

Friends of Man
Friends of Man, the charitable arm of the Institute for the New Man, gives help to people who find themselves in a situation where they have nowhere else to turn. It may be an elderly person on a fixed income, a working family whose child is struck by severe illness, an accident victim, a disabled person, or a schoolchild whose family can't afford basic needs.
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303-798-2342


Little People of America
Little People of America (LPA) is a nonprofit organization that provides support and information to people of short stature and their families. LPA is only able to continue our work with support from members, friends and family.
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Molly Bear Foundation
The mission of the Molly Bear Foundation, named in loving memory of Molly Elizabeth Brown, is to provide supplemental financial support to families raising children with Trisomy 18 and the organizations and professionals that care for them. We strive to promote a caring, compassionate community where families traveling this challenging road can find some comfort and relief in knowing we can help fund some of the care and equipment their insurance may not cover.
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609-228-8575


Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation provides a comprehensive approach to helping people with MS maintain their health and well-being. We offer programming and support to keep them self-sufficient and their homes safe, while our educational programs heighten public awareness and promote understanding about the disease. Our resources assist people who have MS, their families and caregivers, regional support groups, and healthcare professionals.
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888-673-6287
6520 North Andrews Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33309

New Eyes
New Eyes empowers children and adults in the United States and overseas with the improved vision they need to pursue a better quality of life for themselves and their communities. New Eyes purchases eyeglasses for needy residents of the U.S. We help when no one else can.
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973-376-4903
549 Millburn Avenue, Short Hills, NJ, 07078

Seedlings
Seedlings Braille Books for Children is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to increasing the opportunity for literacy by providing high quality, low cost braille books for children.
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800-777-8552


Starkey Hearing Foundation
Whether its protecting against preventable hearing loss through Listen Carefully, helping low-income Americans through Hear Now or giving new life to hearing aids through our recycling program, we use hearing as a vehicle to change lives in the U.S. and around the world.
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800-328-8602
6700 Washington Ave South, Eden Prairie, MN, 55344

Think Alive
Think Alive strives to establish personal and impactful programs supporting all stages of youth achievement. Our flagship program, The Achievement Grant, provides funding for lessons, equipment, and other expenses associated with a personal goal. It will be soon joined by The Paralympic Rising Athlete Fund and our New Venture Seed Grants, which will fund new start-up organizations founded by disabled youth.
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505-470-3296


The Travelers Protective Association of America
The charitable objects and purposes of this Trust are the provision of financial aid including scholarships to citizens of the United States possessions, who suffer deafness or hearing impairment; who will benefit from medical, mechanical, specialized treatment or specialized education and who are unable to provide the funds therefore themselves.
2041 Exchange Drive, Saint Charles, MO, 63303

Variety the children's Charity
Variety's National Mobility Program provides much needed assistance to children with mobility concerns. Over the years, we have found that these children desperately want to be active members of their communities. But they need what most of us take for granted: access
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323-954-0820
4601 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90010

Wheel to Walk Foundation
The Wheel to Walk Foundation is a non-profit organization that helps children with disabilities, less than 21 years of age, obtain medical equipment or services that is not provided by insurance. We purchase items such as shower chairs, therapy bikes, special beds, communication devices, speech therapy and wheelchairs, to name a few. Our organization strongly believes that no child or young adult with special needs go without items that could improve the quality of his or her daily life.
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503-257-1401


Autism Cares
AutismCares is a one-time grant that helps cover costs associated with critical living expenses on a case-by-case basis. The program pays bills directly to the vendor and does not provide checks for individuals or families.
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888-288-4762


MoneyGeek.com
As an independent finance site, MoneyGeek.com aims to help people make smarter financial decisions for their lifestyle. Living with a disability can alter a person's lifestyle drastically, which is why our team has been working hard to build a helpful set of easy-to-use resources for people with disabilities.
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Lori's Voice
Lori's Voice is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which was founded and established to help young people with disabilities. Specifically children with a neuromuscular or degenerative disorder.
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Alyssa V. Phillips Foundation
The purpose of the Alyssa V. Phillips Foundation is to support individuals with Cerebral Palsy (“CP”) with a focus on assisting children with CP, the families of children with CP, or any individual impacted by CP in maximizing independence.
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Family Reach
Family Reach is a national nonprofit dedicated to alleviating the financial burden of cancer. Working with more than 200 hospitals and cancer centers nationwide, the organization provides immediate financial assistance, education and navigation to families before they hit critical breaking points.
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Generation rescue
Generation Rescue curated a movement dedicated to providing comprehensive treatment opportunities to autism families. As an innovative and results-oriented organization, we bridge the gap between philanthropy and expert-driven services by collaborating with like-minded stakeholders. Together, our vision fosters a sense of belonging and hope for future generations.
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Matthew Larson Foundation
To raise awareness and funds necessary to overcome pediatric brain tumors and to help the children and families affected by them.
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My Goal
MyGOAL Autism is a 501 c(3) non-profit organization with a vision to restore lives and families affected by Autism through Education and Empowerment.
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877-886-9462


The Ray Tye Medical Aid Foundation
The Ray Tye Medical Aid Foundation's charter and mission is dedicated to funding in-hospital life saving medical treatment and surgeries for those who do not have medical insurance, and for which no other financial resources are available.
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781-356-4300


Community Ministry of Calvert County
A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing emergency grants to people who need them in Calvert County. We provide assistance with rent and with utilities including electricity, gas, oil and water.
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410-414-8007
440 Main St., Prince Frederick, MD, 20678

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