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Italian Dinner Fundraiser – A Smashing Success!

Our many generous sponsors and donors raised $17,930 – well in excess of our goal of $15,000 to support our job development and placement services. Beyond fundraising, the Italian Dinner was great fun for 80 guests who enjoyed delicious food from Buca Di Beppo, wine,...

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Elizabeth Bartolone

Elizabeth has been coming to the Greater Opportunities Day Program for two years, and is excited about her new job at Hometown Buffet the center has helped her get. “I like coming here because I get out,” she said. “And I have a lot of friends here.” She is a big...

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Roger Rocks It at South Bay Honda

Roger is a hard-working man. Currently, he works at South Bay Honda, a job he landed through Greater Opportunities. He came to the center to pick up some reading, math and job skills. In addition to that, Greater Opportunities helped him live independently for the...

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Meet Our New Board Members

We are working to expand and strengthen our Board of Directors. Five new members joined the Board over the past year, deepening our leadership bench with varied talents, backgrounds, and interests. Our Board includes a CPA, two MBA’s, three attorneys, and two health...

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2016 Annual Campaign Donations

Forty-one generous donors contributed to our annual campaign, raising $9,248 to help support job development and placement services for people with developmental disabilities. We are looking forward to creating many new full-wage, competitive job opportunities for our...

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Your Gift Will Uplift Lives 2016

You Can Help a Person with a Developmental Disability To Live with Dignity, Acceptance, Fulfillment and Independence Together with Greater Opportunities, you can help create full inclusion and acceptance in the community for people like my sister Carla who have...

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Help Us Replace Our Stolen Van

The image above is not of the actual robbery in progress. It is dismaying that anybody would stoop so low as to knowingly steal from a community-based, nonprofit organization serving people with developmental disabilities. Alas... we've been robbed several times...

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Chris and the Day Program

We are delighted to have a new consumer at our day program. His name is Chris, and he has wonderful and loving parents who are patient and kind. They are also committed to doing what is best for their son, even though many “experts” have told them to give up. Chris is...

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Your Gift Will Uplift Lives

You Can Make A Difference in Someone’s Life! People with developmental disabilities want to live with dignity and independence as active, productive persons included in the community.   Andrew is grateful for all the friends he’s met. Before moving into the...

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