The Deepwood Foundation.
Since 1996, The Deepwood
Foundation has been providing assistance to Lake County
children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families as a nonprofit and
charitable resource. The Foundation was formed by
forward-thinking parents, family
and DD professionals and advocates who recognized the
ever-increasing need for and importance of
community-backed financial aid. Through financial
support, we provide special services, tools and items
necessary for children and adults to achieve their full
In partnership and collaboration with
other charitable organizations The Deepwood Foundation
provides support for essential programs such as
Share-A-Chair, The Autism Fund, The Community Assistance
Program, Special Olympics and The Foster Camper Project.
We have also provided funding for unique individual
requests such as assistance in buying adaptive equipment
and aids, short-term emergency assistance, specialized
therapy and tutoring lessons, and respite services.
Help is Still Needed. As a 501(c)(3) charity, The Deepwood Foundation relies
on grants, community fundraising efforts, tax-deductible corporate sponsorships
and personal contributions to help those who cannot fully afford the services,
equipment or items they require. Because of all of the generous contributions
over the past eighteen years we have been able
to serve more than 600 children and adults annually
through various programs.