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Far from the Tree Film Screening and Q&A

Please join us for a movie screening of this beautiful film based on the New York Times bestseller by Andrew Solomon. Far from the Tree examines the experiences of families in which parents and children are profoundly different from one another in a variety of ways. Tickets are FREE and the…

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Rockland Community Dodgeball Tournament: The Jawonio Dodgeball Team

Join the Jawonio Team for the 2nd Annual JCC Rockland Dodgeball Tournament! Raising Awareness for Raising Capital Together! Sunday, December 2nd at 1:30PM Jewish Community Campus 450 West Nyack Road, West Nyack, NY Register to play on the Jawonio Dodgeball Team here, or donate/sponsor below. We cannot wait to get in…

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She Loves Me – Special Presentation at Elmwood Playhouse

Please Join Us in Supporting the New City Rotary Jawonio Nature Trail! Reserve your tickets for the Elmwood Playhouse special presentation of She Loves Me — Please check back in for the new show date. Original date rescheduled due to inclement weather.  $50 donation includes a Reception & Cash Bar, and benefits the Jawonio Nature…

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71st Annual Gala Brunch

Thank you for Joining Us at Our 71st Annual Gala Brunch! We had a fantastic time! Thank you to Janice Huff of WNBC Storm Team 4 NY, for making our day so special; our premiere sponsor Inserra Shoprite, to all of our journal advertisers, donors, and brunch attendees who joined us to celebrate Gregory DeCola and…

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Thank You for Attending Jawonio’s Hometown Heroes Bowl-A-Thon!

Thank you for joining us at our Jawonio Hometown Heroes Bowl-A-Thon at New City Bowl & Batting Cages to raise funds in support of a new summer cabin for children with special needs. We all had a blast, and there was some terrific competition! Our 50/50 Special Raffle was a…

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Thank You for Attending Jawonio’s 16th Annual Film Benefit: Incredibles II

Thank you to our incredibly generous sponsors and donors for making the “Sweet 16” Jawonio Movie Benefit such a huge success! Please see the list of our amazing sponsors and donors below. Mindworks Charitable Trust   Inserra Shoprite Supermarkets   Marsha & Gary Forman Orange & Rockland Utiities Rockland Bakery…

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to Attend and Support our Events

For event information, tickets, or sponsorship opportunities contact Irene Goldstein, Associate Development Specialist, in our Foundation Office by email at or call 845-708-2000 x1329.

To make a tax-deductible gift in honor of someone, in contribution to an event, or as a general donation to Jawonio, please make a secure contribution in support of lifespan healthcare services for children, adults and families with and without special needs throughout the Lower Hudson Valley region in New York.

For updates on events and other services connect with Jawonio on Facebook and Twitter.

To volunteer or assist as a community outreach member, contact Dana Ferraro, Communications and Development Coordinator, at or call 845-708-2000 x1332.

If your business would like to support Jawonio and engage with our online community or become a Jawonio Website Banner Supporter, please email or call 845-708-2000 x1329.

About us

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.