Toy Story 4

Thank You for Joining us to watch Toy Story 4 & Supporting a Great Cause! Thank you to everyone who came out to support the Jawonio Foundation at the 17th Annual Film Benefit onThursday, June 27th. It was so awesome to get together and watch a movie for a great cause. We thank the generous…

24th Annual Community Employment Breakfast

Jawonio was thrilled to welcome over 150 people to our 24th Annual Community Employment Breakfast, held at the DoubleTree by Hilton- a long time employer partner- in Tarrytown on February 6th. The program included special guest speakers, and recognized the National Disability Awareness Month Award Winning Employers- all of whom have been a vital part…

2nd Annual Bowlathon

Thank you for Supporting the 2nd Annual Hometown Heroes Bowlathon! Thanks to your support we were able to raise over $23,000 in support of the new Hometown Heroes Summer Education Cabin for kids with special needs. Special thanks to our co-Chairs, Sheriff Louis Falco and Legislator Lon Hofstein, Alice and John Lenna and New City…

CEO E-News Winter Highlights

A Message From Jill The 2018 year ended with wonderful and warm holiday celebrations across Jawonio, enjoyed by our staff, programs, and houses. It was a year of exciting developments for the Campus Redevelopment Project, which included completing the Summer Education cabins construction, followed by a community-wide Cabin Celebration event, and the dedication of the…

Gala Brunch

Thank You All For Attending the2019 Jawonio Harvest Brunch! Dear Friends, Thank you to all of you who participated in the Jawonio 2019 Harvest Brunch on Sunday. Through your participation, the Jawonio Foundation raised over $110,000 in support of Jawonio and its expansive services for people with special needs. We again congratulate the Jawonio Friends…

A Special Thank You & Farewell

It’s Not Goodbye, It’s “See You Later, Sheri”! A fond farewell to Sheri Muth, who, after 36 years of service at Jawonio is retiring. Sheri began her career as a vocational rehabilitation counselor. She steadily assumed additional responsibility, becoming a senior vocational evaluator, and going on to become Director of Operations and Employment Services. Sheri…

Jawonio’s Youth Internship Program

Opportunities for Learning Jawonio Community Employment Services hosts a Youth Internship and Employment program to give young adults opportunities to work at Jawonio, and at businesses in the community, to develop their work skills, build confidence, and prepare for competitive employment. The opportunities this program provides also gives those young adults a chance to explore…