Community Entry Services has announced the receipt of an anonymous $500,000 donation allocated to eliminate CES’ $1 million mortgage and allowing CES to redirect funds to sustain therapeutic services and life-enriching experiences for adults in Jackson Hole with intellectual and developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries.
According to a news release from the organization, CES is now calling upon the Jackson community to help raise $500,000 in matching funds, securing CES’ presence in Jackson and ensuring community members with disabilities continue receiving comprehensive, lifelong care. CES owns, operates, and provides services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for two group residences, and provides daytime programming and individualized care for people who live independently or who live with family.
To date, CES has raised $200,000 and needs the community’s support to reach the $500,000 goal by December 31st. Donations may be made online at ces-usa.com.
Also, Summit Innovations School announced they received a $3,000 donation from Teton Motors to support teachers and students through a larger Subaru of America, Inc. initiative called Subaru Loves Learning, which is a program to help further equity in education. As part of the initiative, which aims to help make learning accessible to as many children as possible, the Teton Motors donation will help support more than 55 students at Summit Innovations School.
Teachers will be able to purchase the supplies, materials and tools their students need through the national non-profit, AdoptAClassroom.org. These vital classroom resources are intended to enhance education and help Teton County students learn and succeed in school.
Teaming up with philanthropic partner AdoptAClassroom.org, Summit Innovations School, and more than 600 schools across the country received funding to equip their classrooms with the resources necessary for students to learn and thrive in school. Nationally, this landmark partnership will benefit more than 114,000 students during the 2021/2022 school year.