Posts by Amanda Charbonneau

Rebekah Lloyd

Hello my name is Rebekah Lloyd and I have been a client with NEADS for 7 years, and just retired my first service dog named Brent. Brent was one of the best things that had ever happened to me I thought, until I met Maple.  After accepting in my heart that Brent is in fact…

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Ella Berger

Ella, age 13, has tremendous gifts that can be easily stifled or railroaded by a torrent of emotions and sensory stimuli. Ella’s strengths and weaknesses are in her neurodiversity, experiencing life in exaggerated peaks and valleys.

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Asking for Donations

Once you have your NEADS fundraising page set up, the next thing you’ll want to do is to start thinking about the people in your life that you can ask for donations.  Chances are you know, or are connected to, many more people than you realize.  Use this checklist to keep track of who you’ve…

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Fundraising Letters

Fundraising letters can help you reach a  large number of potential donors, and they are a great opportunity to tell your story and connect with your prospective donors.  The key is to make your letter stand out and get noticed. Getting Noticed: Presentation and Personalization These are both crucial components to a successful fundraising letter…

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Collection Jar Signage

Print these Pennies for Pups signs to go along with your collection jars for NEADS Pennies for Pups 8.5 x 11 Pennies for Pups 5 x 7

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Melissa Moore

During a routine hearing screening in my first grade at school it was found that I was born with nerve deafness and was hearing impaired.  This was quite a discovery for my family since no one had had this type of issue in our past…

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Detective Daniele Fortunato

Hi! My name is Daniele Fortunato.  I have been a Police Officer for the Town of Harvard for the past 16 years and I am currently assigned as a Detective/School Resource Officer. Throughout my years in town I have had the ability to develop important relationships, based on trust and understanding, with the town’s residents,…

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Mackenzie Joy

Mackenzie is a sweet, kind and caring 14 year old from Nova Scotia, Canada. She was born with a rare chromosomal abnormality. As a result, Mackenzie has a number of diagnoses, including cleft palate (which impacts her speech clarity), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Combined type), Global Developmental Delay, mild intellectual disability, celiac disease, and epilepsy.…

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