Nehir Tekin, pictured here with her twin sister, Nihal, is a beautiful four-year-old who’s zest for life is evident! Over the past two years we have helped finance a wheelchair and two walkers for Nehir to keep her happily moving and engaged with her community. There is nothing she loves more than chasing around her
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Covid 19 Financial Relief Program Funding Coming Soon!
Launching Tuesday, June 30! Jaida’s Challenge recognizes the stress and financial strain that Covid 19 has caused everyone, especially families who have children with special needs. We are working on a Covid 19 relief program that we are hoping to launch next week to assist those families most in need. Sta tuned for details!!
Gala Committee Spreads the Joy!
Once again, the White Birch Gala was a spectacular night of touching stories, incredible entertainment with the Jersey Boys, and extraordinarily generous attendees. The organizers, Tony, Sam, Steve, Anna, Rob, Annette and Carlos, are an exceptionally talented and inspiring group of people. The opportunity to present the work we do at Jaida’s Challenge was extremely
White Birch Special Needs Day Program
Jaida’s Challenge has been given an exciting opportunity to present our cause at the Gala in Support of The White Birch Special Needs Day Program on May 3rd! We are so blessed to have inspired the organizers to help spread the word about our role in the community. Stay tuned…we hear there is a surprise
We will continue to fund families who require assistance purchasing wheelchair accessible vans for their children throughout 2019 and beyond. Over the past year, along with funding accessible vans, we have funded communication devices such as an iPad and an eye gaze machine, transportation to therapy and medical appointments for several children, accommodations near Sick
Zosia Douglas Receives Her Accessible Van!
Zosia, our beautiful ambassador, is enjoying all of the freedom that comes with having her very own accessible van. Her mom, Lu, is equally thrilled because she and her daughter can get out and about as frequently as they desire without the physical strain of transferring her back and forth between her wheelchair and a
8th Annual Three Stooges Charity Golf Tournament Raises $22,000!!
Another fabulous day on the links! As the sun shone down on Silver Brooke Golf Club we were beaming in the clubhouse as we raised an outstanding sum for Jaida’s Challenge. As always, the spirit of the attendees was incredibly giving, making our silent auction and raffles resounding successes. Special thanks goes to our tournament
Families Join Jaida’s Challenge and The Three Stooges to Show Off Their Accessible Vans
Families Join Jaida’s Challenge and The Three Stooges to Show Off Their Accessible Vans. On a chilly March day Emily Currah along with her mom Paula, and Devon Hansard with his parents Lisa and Clinton, met up with Jaida’s Challenge Co-founder Helen Sykes and local businessmen Roger Martin, Dr. Jim Mackle and Gary Witiuk, affectionately
April 3rd was a Big Day for Emily Currah
April 3rd was a big day for Emily Currah and her mom, Paula. They finally got their wheelchair accessible van!!! Emily was so excited that she skipped her school bus the next morning, insisting that her mom drive her to Banting so that she could show off her new wheels to her friends!! Paula said,
Please support The Three Stooges Charity Golf Tournament in Support of Jaida’s Challenge!
Attend! Donate a Prize or Silent Auction Item! Sponsor a Hole! Saturday June 9th, 2018 – Silver Brooke Golf Club, Lisle $110 per person includes power cart, .dinner, silent auction and prizes! Register early with Silver Brooke Golf Club at (705) 434-4100 as the tournament fills up. If you wish to donate a prize