$7,990 raised from 53 donations


How We Impact the Community

We believe in the awesome inner strength of parents – because we see it every day! The moms and dads who come to us for guidance in raising their special needs children are often confused, overwhelmed, or grieving, yet at the same time, determined to find a bright future for their precious child.

These kids have all kinds of challenges, large and small, and each one needs a grownup who’ll stand up for them and make sure they have the chance to grow and flourish. Our parents learn how to advocate through many different systems to get the help their children need to survive and thrive.

Staffed by professional advocates and counselors (who all have a child with special needs in their families). we’re as passionate about creating positive futures for these kids as their parents – because we’ve walked the same path on our own journeys.

Although every child with special needs is different and every family is unique, all parents face unexpected challenges as their child grows up. If you have a concern about your child or teen give us a call. We understand – and we are here to help!


My daughter was being bullied at school and her mental health was deteriorating quickly. Connecting with the ParentsCAN staff, they understood me right away, and the classes had such a positive impact on my family.

Jenna M.

What a $10 donation buys

Covers the cost of materials per student for each free class offered to any parent needing support.

What a $50 donation buys

Covers an individual counseling session for our YouthCAN program which helps young people with disabilities transition into college and careers.

Other Ways to Help

Volunteer opportunities are always needed for:

  • Office assistance
  • Photography
  • Outreach and advocacy opportunities
  • Event help

Wish list items

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  • Gas cards
  • Prepaid Visa/Mastercard gift cards
  • Baby/child diapers
  • Infant formula

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We have high hopes for all the kids and families we help! Show how high your hopes are too—for every $20 you donate to ParentsCAN through CanDo's Give!Guide you will receive a certificate for a free helium balloon Thanks to Complete Welders Supply for providing the helium!

Matching Funds

A Generous Donor's match of $2,000 has been met.
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