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Shake-A-Leg Miami, Inc.
To utilize the marine environment to improve the health, education, and independence of children and adults with physical, developmental and economic challenges, in an inclusive community setting.

On My Own, Corp.
The mission of On My Own is to provide training to adults with disabilities to support the attainment of independent living skills, overall employability, job sustainability, and community engagement with the overarching goal of successful employment and independent living.

Friendship Circle of Miami, Inc.
Friendship Circle of Miami is a volunteer-driven, community-based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to offering friendship and acceptance to individuals with special needs, providing respite to their families, and empowering teenagers to make a difference through volunteerism. Our vision is a community where people with special needs are included, in school, play, work, and every other aspect of their lives, and they are provided with the appropriate supports and opportunities to be successful and live happy, productive lives. We are committed to imparting renewed strength, comfort and peace of mind to the parents of these exceptional children while simultaneously heightening the community's awareness, sensitivity and sense of responsibility to individuals with special needs. We are preparing the next generation of leaders through our volunteer program who are committed to service and advocacy for individuals with disabilities and other vulnerable populations.

A Better Day Therapy Center, INC
A Better Day Therapy Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization* dedicated to provide evidence-based early learning education services to infants and young children, with a special emphasis in serving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning and Speech/Language Delays, and other developmental disabilities. An integral component of this service emphasizes working collaboratively with the parents, siblings, staff, and other caregivers to assure success for each child in attaining their highest level of independence.

Parent to Parent of Miami
The mission of Parent to Parent of Miami is to empower and support a network of families who have children and adults with disabilities. With a vision that all families who have children with specials needs or disabilities will have universal access to information, training, support, and advocacy skills to help their children reach their full potential.

Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence, Inc.
Non-Profit Organization that fight for housing discrimination. Our services include: Education, outreach, counseling and referrals.

The WOW Center
The WOW Center is an organization committed to making Miami a more inclusive community by empowering adults with developmental disabilities to reach their potential based on their unique abilities. WOW is an Adult Day Training (ADT) center that currently supports and serves over 200 adults with developmental disabilities (autism, cerebral palsy, intellectual disabilities, Down syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, spina bifida) from Miami-Dade County who range in ages from 21 to 80. All of the adults whom attend WOW have experienced a drop in supports and opportunities once they have graduated from High School. For them, continuing supports into adulthood is crucial to their continued development and maintenance of quality of life, as many experience a drastic deterioration in both following said drop in supports.

The Marian Center School and Services Inc.
The Mission of the Marian Center is to educate, train and serve people with developmental disabilities and assist them in wholeness, pursuant to the dictates of the Gospel and of the Church's call to love, charity and justice.

Sunrise Community, Inc.
Our mission is to provide people with disabilities the assistance and support necessary to enable them to live valued lives in the community.

ThumbsUp International Inc.
ThumbsUp International is a non-profit organization based in Miami that expands attitudes about life's possibilities by connecting people across all abilities to conquer athletic challenges together. We visit schools to spread the message of teamwork and inclusivity and we help organize teams to compete in races from 5Ks to Ironman triathlon distances.

North Miami Foundation for Senior Citizens' Services, Inc.
To maximize the opportunities for the elderly of NE Miami-Dade County to maintain their personal independence and to enhance their quality of life by providing a broad array of social services. To achieve this mission, caring and consistent service is provided by the staff and volunteers of the Foundation; there is a commitment to excellence on the part of the staff, volunteers and the board of directors, and the ongoing involvement of various community groups and individuals, including governmental and service organizations.

Veterans Ocean Adventures, Inc
Our mission is to provide opportunities for Veterans to experience the healing power of water. Simply put, we take Veterans Sailing, SCUBA diving and paddling to improve their physical, emotional and mental health in order for them to successfully reintegrate into the community. VOA uses its community outreach and programming to serve veterans and their families and will develop training procedures and methods for replication in other communities.

Our Grounds, Inc
We are a nonprofit coffee shop. Our mission is to empower adults with cognitive and intellectual disabilities by providing vocational training, resources and employment opportunities in a nurturing and inclusive environment.

Sabrina Cohen Foundation
The Sabrina Cohen Foundation (SCF) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing beach access, adaptive fitness and recreational programs to the disabled community, in addition to funding innovative therapies that will provide a better quality of life for individuals living with paralysis and various disabilities.

Disability Independence Group
The mission of Disability Independence Group (DIG) is to expand opportunities for participation, education, employment, and acceptance of persons with disabilities through advocacy, litigation, education, and training