Contributed by Rainbow Center
Haymarket, Virginia. Rainbow Center is pleased to announce receipt of an award from the Jesse & Rose Loeb Foundation in the amount of $50,000 towards the Build a Child’s Dream capital campaign to build an education building. The building will offer a space where people of all abilities can play together, enjoy inclusion activities and receive important physical, emotional, educational and behavioral therapeutic activities. The space will enable classes that augment therapeutic riding activities with sensory integration and stimulation activities while extending our service hours to provide essential respite for caregivers. The project requires $432,000 to complete.
As we celebrate this major gift from the Loeb Foundation, Rainbow Center is hosting their third annual benefit concert this month to raise additional funds for the project.
On September 21, 2013 Peter Mayer and Scott Kirby, with Special Guests Brendan Mayer on guitar and vocals and Gary Green on harmonica will perform at The Tally Ho Theatre, Leesburg, VA. Tickets are available at www.tallyholeesburg.com . Doors open at 6:30; the concert begins at 7:00. Tickets are also available at the door. The Tally Ho will be selling fabulous appetizers, beer and wine.
Associate: Kevin & Karen Cole, Rinker Design Associates, BB&T, Dave & Mimi Cooper, and Life Safety Solutions Integrators
Supporter: Supervisor Wally Covington, Mary Ann Ghadban, The Peterson Family Foundation, Toll Brothers, Inc. and Northern Virginia Media Services
Friend: Equinox Investments, Inc., Dominion Virginia Power, Dominion Electric Supply Co., Building Infrastructure Group, Inc., Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley, Emrich & Walsh, PC, RK Realty, and Maurice Electric Supply
About Rainbow Center: Rainbow Center is a 501 © 3 non-profit operating in Prince William County since 1984. We serve children, teens and adults with physical, mental, emotional, educational and behavioral challenges through equine assisted therapeutic activities. Our services address the most critical health needs identified by Prince William County government: healthy weight and services for people with disabilities and mental health. In addition to therapeutic riding to address physical disabilities, we offer programs to At Risk Youth and serve recuperating soldiers from Walter Reed National Medical Center. Funded by Potomac Health Foundation, high school students diagnosed with ASD/DD/ID and physical challenges from Forest Park H.S. and Hylton H.S. ride four days a week as part of their special education program. Clients from Matthews Center began riding this summer and this fall we are adding clients from Minds in Motion and Capital Caring Hospice to our programs! To learn more visit www.rainbowriding.org. Rainbow Center is a member of PATH International, Prince William Chamber of Commerce, Greater Warrenton Chamber of Commerce, Haymarket-Gainesville Business Association, United Way, and America’s Charities. Voted Best of Gainesville 2012 for horse training and 2012 Best in Haymarket Charitable Organization, Rainbow Center is dedicated to lifting up the lives of the people we serve.
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