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It’s more than a home because of you…

All donations will be matched by Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU)

The comforts of home are a treasure, and for those living with intellectual disabilities in Winnipeg, DASCH provides not just a home but a haven of love and support. 

A home supported by DASCH is where people can visit with family and friends, share a meal, play games or watch movies together.   

Our community embraces people with intellectual and complex physical disabilities, spanning ages 8 to 74.

These incredible people reside in 58 homes across Winnipeg, engaging in interest-based day programs and exploring diverse opportunities, from Indigenous and multicultural enhancements to vocational training. 

Beyond the physical spaces, DASCH services and programs offer dignified and inclusive environments for those with intellectual disabilities to live, learn, and create. 

This holiday season, we need your help so we can continue to guarantee safe, accessible, and meaningful days for all the incredible people who call DASCH home, to make it more special your gift will be generously matched by ACU, doubling the impact of your contribution.

Please help us provide essential upgrades and renovations to our homes and enhance our Indigenous, multicultural and vocational programs.    

How will you make an impact this holiday season?   

Create and Decorate: Your gift of $50 becomes $100 to enhance the interior of a home supported by DASCH. Having a piece of art, décor, or festive decorations adds a coziness and warmth to rooms, bringing joy to the residents of DASCH-supported homes

Passing along Cultural Celebrations: Your gift of $100 becomes $200 provides passes to Folklorama and Festival du Voyageur for eight, allowing cultural exploration for DASCH participants.  

Sponsor Five DASCHWorks Participants: Your gift of $250 becomes $500 to add equipment to the DASCHWorks program and provide the participants with the proper tools and training to gain successful pre-employment skills.     

The Hub of the Home Gift: Your gift of $500 becomes $1000. Upgrade an area in the kitchen or purchase a new appliance or accessory so the people DASCH supports have a space equipped to bake delicious treats, cook dinners together, and expand their culinary skills.        

Enhance the “Good Neighbours – Yard Care” Program – a division of DASCHWorks: Your gift of $1,000 becomes $2,000 and will go towards expanding the Good Neighbours program, which secures employment for people with intellectual disabilities as they work on the lawns in their communities, as well as this donation will help purchase seasonal yard equipment for over 50 DASCH homes.

     

Spread the Joy to all of DASCH with a gift of your amount: Your gift, no matter the size, will be doubled and evenly split among home upgrades, multicultural enhancement opportunities, and DASCHWorks for each program’s greatest need.

     

P.S. Make a donation of $125 or more and receive an exclusive DASCHY dog.

     

Give today, and your special holiday gift will DOUBLE thanks to ACU!   

Will you conclude your year on a meaningful note by making a charitable donation? Please, rest assured knowing that we will make the most of your hard-earned donation. 

You can send in your holiday gift by:  

• online by clicking here  

• phoning 204-992-9678  

• sending a cheque by mail to: DASCH Foundation  

1605 Buffalo Place  

Winnipeg, MB R3T 6J8   

As you enjoy the comforts of your home with those you love this holiday season, we hope you’ll give support to the programs and homes for people with intellectual disabilities to live independently with dignity and greater possibilities.