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December 20th: We’re Nuts About the Nutcracker!

Nuts About the Nutcracker partial adJoin us for the 11th anniversary of Nuts About the Nutcracker!  This holiday show is one of our major fundraisers and enables us to achieve our mission of helping children with special needs and their families. The performance incorporates contemporary music and all original choreography that includes ballet, tap and jazz dancing which captures the spirit of the Nutcracker but with a new look and feel.  This is a show your whole family will enjoy!

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Saturday, December 20 at noon and 5pm
Ridgefield High...

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Sami’s New Bike!

Last week we were thrilled to provide a local CT girl with a specialized bike which will help strengthen her legs (and might be fun too!).   Sami is an 18 year old who has had seizures since birth.  She is developmentally delayed and mostly non-verbal, but has a handful of words. She needs assistance with all aspects of daily living skills.

SamiSami is mobile but over the past few years her knees have “collapsed” inward requiring physical therapy and exercise.  The bike we purchased will be a highly motivational and effective way to strengthen Sami’s legs in the proper alignment.

One of Sami’s favorite places to use this is at the mall, where...

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Help Us Help Ryan! Silent Auction Fundraiser set for Nov. 7th

MATMF Ryan pumpkinRyan is a beautiful nine year old boy from Bristol, CT who is non-ambulatory and non-verbal. He lives with his parents and brother in a two story, cape-style home that needs to be renovated to meet his needs and growing body.  Currently there is only a full bath on the second floor and Ryan needs to be carried there to be bathed.  As his weight climbs to over 50 pounds this task is becoming more and more difficult (see video)

Ryan’s parents are hoping to renovate a small half bath on the first floor as well as Ryan’s bedroom which is already unable to hold his entire medical and mobility...

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