Programs

Sibs Summer Camp

June 2018 marks the first Joseph Maley Family Support Sibs Summer Camp.  Participants will share their experiences as siblings of individuals with disabilities in a safe and respectful environment.  Campers will also have the opportunity to engage in other Joseph Maley Foundation programs such as Service Day, HOPE, and disABILITY Awareness.

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Meet The Interns

The Joseph Maley Foundation is currently hosting two spring-semester interns from the University of Indianapolis.  Kirby Jones and Niki Schath are both members of the Class of 2018 who participate in cheerleading, among many other extracurricular pursuits.  Both Kirby and Niki decided to continue their internship experience through the summer before they move on to graduate school; we are happy to keep them as part of our JMF family a bit longer!  We invite you to get to know them more in this week’s blog.

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Speaker Panel Promotes Acceptance and Inclusion

More than 19% of Indiana’s population is composed of adults and children with a disability. Every March, the Hoosier state celebrates Disability Awareness Month.  On March ninth, the Joseph Maley Foundation partnered with Holy Spirit Catholic School to provide a unique opportunity to conclude their weeklong disABILITY Awareness program.

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disABILITY Awareness Increasing Impact

Plans for the next school year are well underway for the disABILITY Awareness program.  Read on for details about the increasing impact for students across central Indiana.

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Joseph Maley Family Support Offers New Opportunities for Siblings

The Joseph Maley Family Support program will offer new opportunities for siblings of individuals with disabilities in 2018, while continuing to provide comprehensive resources to families and children of all abilities.

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Health Through Outreach, Personal Perspectives, and Engagement

HOPE has expanded to reach students from Pre-K through twelfth grades to educate and reduce the stigma surrounding mental health awareness.  Read about the variety of ways the program encourages dialogue about mental health.

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JMFitness and the Power of Sports

JMFitness will be highlighted on a new Fox Regional Sports show titled Power of Sports in October.  In this post, we reflect on the growth of the program, the benefits for our athletes and mentors, as well as plans for 2018.

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Answering a hard question with HOPE

Director Jen Money-Brady writes about how the HOPE program empowers children with the tools to articulate and express their feelings, while developing empathy and coping skills.

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Featured Stories: JMFamily Sibling Workshop

This fall, JMFamily Advocacy piloted the Sibling Workshop with Board member Maureen Faust as a primary facilitator. Read as she details this new initiative. Maureen will also be a speaker at our annual Butterfly Tea on Saturday, April 29th.

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run2gether Rolls into the Carmel Marathon Races

run2gether pairs captains and crew members to participate in races throughout central Indiana. On Saturday, April 22nd, run2gether takes on the Carmel Marathon Races. One of our founding crew members, Tom Waddleton, will participate and describes his experiences with run2gether.

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