Albany, GA (PRWEB) March 01, 2014
Megan’s House supporters, employees and families gathered in Albany Tuesday night February 25th, to celebrate 10 years of providing respite to families in South Georgia. Along with the celebration the evening was a kick off for a new “Dream House” capital campaign to raise money to build a new Megan’s House in Albany. The current home serves one family at a time. The much needed new house will be able to serve three to four families. The kickoff event was a success. Donors gave or pledged almost $27,000 towards the new Megan’s House. The Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities had the crowd on their feet when he unexpectedly announced a $100,000 startup grant for the project. To make a donation designate “Dream House” campaign to 1906 Palmyra Rd. Albany, Ga .31701.
ABOUT MEGAN’S HOUSE
Megan’s House is a respite home for children ages 0-17 who have developmental disabilities, autism, or are medically fragile. Direct care is provided by qualified, experienced Direct Support Professionals and individualized care plans are developed by the Registered Nurse on staff. Megan’s House is a much needed service to local families of children with special needs. Megan’s House provides families a well-deserved break with the peace of mind that their child is being cared for by a qualified professional. Megan’s House services are provided in three locations: Valdosta, Albany and Waycross.
ABOUT EASTER SEALS SOUTHERN GEORGIA
Easter Seals Southern Georgia creates solutions that change the lives of children, adults and families with disabilities or special needs by offering a variety of programs and services that enable individuals to lead lives of equality, dignity and independence. For more information, visit us online at http://www.southerngeorgia.easterseals.com or call us (229)439-7061.