A Special Kids Special Families E-Newsletter to promote, strengthen & support individuals with disabilities & their families within our community

FEBRUARY 2019
Don't miss SKSF’s 10th Annual Bowl-a-thon
“Bowl For The Green”
SATURDAY, MARCH 9TH, 2019

KING PIN LANES
3410 N Academy Blvd., COS 80917
$30/person; $15/child (15 & under)
Includes 2 games, shoe rental, lane reservation, goodie bag & participation in contest & drawing

During this St. Patrick’s Day themed event, everyone of all ages and abilities have fun dressing up in their green, bowling and mingling with friends and other SKSF fans. The funds raised during this event will support programming for children and adults with disabilities and their families.
PRESENTING SPONSOR

STRIKE SPONSOR

BOWL WITH BUDDY SPONSORS

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES STILL AVAILABLE from $250 - $2,000.
$10,000 check presented to SKSF Executive Director, Linda Ellegard with Brett Axton
Sportsmen GIVE
Thanks so much to   Rocky Mountain Roosters  for hosting their 17th annual Sportsmen for Community shootout on January 26th. They raised $10,000 for  Special Kids Special Families to support programs for individuals with disabilities ! Thanks to all of the sponsors and shooters for making this event so successful!! We truly appreciate the donation - it will make a huge impact in the lives of the families we serve!

https://rmroosters.com/
Generous Grantors
SKSF would like to thank the following donors and grantors for their awards to our organization in supporting individuals with disabilities and their families:

  • El Pomar's Anna Keesling Ackerman Fund
  • Monument Hill Foundation
  • Christopher Reeves Foundation
  • Chapman Trust
  • Knights of Columbus Council #582
Promoting Foster Care
Thanks Trisha Purdy & Tamika Hunter from SKSF Host Home department in addition to Maria Herald & Diane Chapman from SKSF's Foster Care program for attending the Villa Sport event to recruit Foster Care parents & Adult Service Host Home families!

PPITT 2019 Annual Resource Fair
for Individuals with Disabilities
THURSDAY, APRIL 18th
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Agencies, businesses, and providers are coming together to provide information on services for individuals with all types of disabilities. Light refreshments will be served with free event parking. Breakout speakers include Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, The Resource Exchange and The Arc Pikes Peak Region. Vendors can register to participate by clicking here:

Sponsored by the Pikes Peak Interagency Transition Team (PPITT). For more information, print flyer here:  http://sksfcolorado.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019-Resource-Fair-PPITT-1.pdf
Local Business Giving Back to SKSF
SKSF would like to thank Dr. Cody Boals at  Kissing Camels Family Dentistry  for donating $5 for every new patient from Dec. 2018 to March 2019. They are running a $99 new patient special for those without insurance and free whitening or Sonicare toothbrush for those with insurance.

Give them a try!