St.Amant Foundation supports the activities of St.Amant, a bilingual, comprehensive, non-profit resource focusing on the enhancement of quality of life and self-determination for Manitobans with developmental disabilities and autism.St.Amant programs include a large residence for complex-care, more than 100 community sites and homes, the St.Amant Research Centre, the St.Amant School and River Road Child Care, a community child-care centre. They offer a variety of programs for children with autism and also for families who care for an individual with a developmental disability at home. They focus on enhancing the quality of life and self-determination. Registered Charity #12352 6915 RR0001
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Proceeds from the Wild Winter Canoe Race will flow to the Sharing Together – Partage Ensemble Fund, a collaboration between DASCH and St.Amant Foundations which will benefit children, youth and adults with intellectual disabilities and autism living in neighborhood homes throughout the city. This fund will support the development of shared social and recreational activities that create an atmosphere where people of different skills and abilities – neighbors, friends, colleagues, and the wider community, with and without disabilities – can connect, have some fun and get to know one another.
DASCH Foundation Inc. supports DASCH Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to exploring and meeting the residential, day program, respite and foster care needs of youth and adults living with intellectual disabilities. DASCH supports people living in over 50 homes throughout Winnipeg. People can participate in personalized social, educational, vocational and recreational services that provide learning opportunities and greater independence. DASCH is committed to enhancing and uplifting the lives of the people it supports through education, awareness, understanding and the highest degree of respect for all. Registered Charity #89556 079 RR0001