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11th Annual Kidz Express Honoree Spotlight: The Fredericks Family

Jawonio is very pleased to honor the Fredericks Family; John, Kathleen, Jack, Matthew, Cole, and Kyle at Jawonio’s 11thAnnual Kidz Express on April 26th. Jack, Matthew and Cole Fredericks are triplets who were born at 28 weeks at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Patterson, NJ. All three boys needed care in the…

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11th Annual Kidz Express Honoree Spotlight: Debbie Roth

Jawonio is thrilled to honor Debbie Roth with the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s 11th Annual Kidz Express. Debbie has devoted her professional career to the needs of young children in the field of Early Intervention and Early Childhood Education, and has been a tremendous leader for the County and…

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11th Annual Kidz Express Honoree Spotlight: Adam Fairbanks

Jawonio Kidz Express

Jawonio is pleased to honor Adam Fairbanks at our 11th Annual Kidz Express to be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Adam is an inspiring young man who has been part of the Jawonio family since he came to the Jawonio Infant Development Program at 11 months old. Adam was born on October 27th, 1983,…

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Longtime friendships formed at Camp Jawonio – JoAnn Chirico and Sandy Sewell

Longtime friendships formed at Camp Jawonio – JoAnn Chirico and Sandy Sewell JoAnn Chirico and Sandy Sewell met many years ago, in the early 1950’s at Camp Jawonio.  They both made lifelong friends and had experiences that stayed with them their whole life.  JoAnn was one of the youngest of…

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Jawonio Attends Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony

On January 13, 2018, members of Jawonio attended the Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony for John McGinn, held by New City Troop 97 at Clarkstown High School North. John created a poster, showcasing the incredible work he put in to his construction of the new greenhouse, which is ready…

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Double Your Gift Challenge! Your Donation Will Be Matched Up to $6,000 from 12/28 through 12/31!

We have some exciting news!! We are thrilled to announce that one of our funders has generously pledged to match all donations up to $6,000 dollars that we receive between TODAY and postmarked by this Sunday, December 31st. Please remember Jawonio when you are thinking about these charitable gifts towards our…

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Congratulations to all 2017 Longevity Breakfast Honorees

Jawonio celebrated its annual Longevity Breakfast on December 8, 2017 where we honored our incredibly dedicated employees for their years of service to Jawonio, and most importantly, their attention to detail, for going above and beyond providing the most excellent care for the people we serve.  It was a festive and…

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Vision Sports Club’s #GivingTuesday and Fitness Challenge with Ed Carpezzi & Chris Conover Supporting Jawonio this Holiday Season!

Thank you to our friends at Vision Sports Club, and Ed Carpezzi & Chris Conover for your generous support for Jawonio on #GivingTuesday and beyond! Three weeks ago today, members and non-members of Vision Sports Club trained at the club in three special classes, made donations and bought raffles all…

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Update on the Giving Tuesday Fitness Challenge with Ed and Chris

Here at Jawonio, we are sending a huge thank you shoutout to Ed Carpezzi and Chris Conover for doing their incredible Fitness Challenge in support of Jawonio at Vision Sports Club in Pearl River. Ed and Chris’s Go Fund Me page has raised over $7,190 in 28 days, which is…

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Jawonio Supporters and Community: End of Year Information

Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones, As we are sure many of you have seen in recent days, the upcoming tax bill will likely have a major negative impact on organizations like Jawonio that depend on your generous charitable donations. While Jawonio does not give tax advice, please…

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We provide care for over 10,000 people with special needs each year.

Our mission

Jawonio is a registered 501c3 organization and the premier provider of lifespan services in the Hudson Valley of New York State for individuals with developmental disabilities, behavioral health challenges, and chronic medical conditions. 

Jawonio is dedicated to advancing the independence, well-being, and equality of people with disabilities and special needs.