The Courageous Steps Project, is proud to announce that the Walton Elementary School located in Auburn, Maine, has successfully completed their ‘One Word’ Challenge production.
Founder & CEO Connor Archer had the privilege to visit the Walton Elementary School on Friday March 10th, to share his story on how he learned to live with his many challenges, and to show their ‘One Word’ production.
To view their production, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1X3tzVzO3is&t=7s
Archer talked about his personal life story of living with autism and his drive to educate others about the challenges of living with developmental disabilities.
The Courageous Steps Project’s ‘One Word’ Challenge was kicked off in late 2015, after the launch of the ‘One Word’ Initiative earlier in 2015.
The Courageous Steps Project, a not-for-profit organization, strives to help children and young adults with developmental challenges by channeling resources and awareness to programs that help these individuals.
If you would like to make a donation to The Courageous Steps Project, please send your donation to: P.O. Box 1, Stillwater, ME 04489. Checks can be made payable to: Courageous Steps w/ donation written in the memo.
First annual Courageous Steps Unified Basketball fun-day a success; raised nearly $1,800 for the Wishlist Initiative
The Courageous Steps Project hosted its first annual Unified Basketball fun-day at Orono High School. Six teams were invited to take part in this fun-day tournament. Six teams featured Bangor, Brewer, Hermon, Mount Desert Island, Nokomis of Newport, and Orono.
Our organization successfully raised $1,736.46 for the Courageous Steps Wishlist Initiative, which strives to help smaller organizations such as Unified Basketball programs, including classroom teachers all across Maine.
Most of the games were relatively close throughout the day. Here are the scores from each matchup:
Orono 49 Brewer 47
Hermon 64 Brewer 63
MDI 67 Orono 66
Hermon 65 Bangor 54
Nokomis 86 MDI 72
Nokomis 79 Bangor 66
A huge thank you goes out to our volunteers who stuck around for the day to help us out, whether it was running the scoreboard, sitting at a table, or taking pictures.
We hope to definitely do this event again next year, in hopes to invite more teams next year to come down and play.
If you have any questions about this year's Unified Basketball fun-day, please email our founder & CEO Connor Archer at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Orono High School Unified Basketball receives a $250.00 donation made possible by the 1st annual Courageous Steps Unified Basketball fun-day
The Courageous Steps Project’s founder & CEO Connor Archer, had the privilege of visiting Orono High School on Tuesday May 2nd, to award the Orono High School Unified Basketball program with a $250.00 donation, made possible by the 1st annual Courageous Steps Unified Basketball fun-day back on Saturday March 11th.
The Orono High School Unified Basketball program received a $200.00 donation last June. With this new fundraising event, we hope that more Unified Basketball programs around Eastern Maine and beyond will get involved.
Similar donations like this are made possible through our Wishlist Initiative, which helps classroom teachers and smaller organizations. Typically donations are under $500.00, and require a Wishlist of items and costs of what the donation will be used for.
To learn more about our Wishlist Initiative, please visit our website at: www.thecourageousstepsproject.org, or email us at: email@example.com.
A Kindergarten class at the GH Jewett School recently had a special guest come into their classroom last Friday.
The Courageous Steps Project’s founder & CEO Connor Archer, recently awarded Christian Koelbl, a kindergarten teacher at the GH Jewett School, a $200 donation to enhance sensory learning opportunities in his classroom.
Koelbl’s donation was made possible by The Courageous Steps Project’s Wishlist Initiative, which aims to support classroom teachers in Maine, and smaller organizations such as Unified Basketball programs.
He received a donation from the Wishlist Initiative last August, and was able to purchase many sensory items such as fidgets, seating, and weighted vests for his classroom.
The Courageous Steps Project, is a not-for-profit organization that helps children and young adults with developmental challenges in Hancock, Penobscot, and Waldo counties.
If you are a classroom teacher, and would like to learn more about our Wishlist Initiative, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit our website at: www.thecourageousstepsproject.org, click the Wishlist Initiative section, and download the PDF form to be mailed to P.O. Box 1, Stillwater, ME 04489.
Donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 1, Stillwater, ME 04489. Checks can be made payable to: Courageous Steps with Wishlist written in the memo.
The Courageous Steps Project has some exciting opportunities coming this week for you to get involved as a supporter.
On Tuesday March 7th, we have a benefit dinner planned from 4pm to 8pm at Governor’s Restaurant in Old Town. 10% of ALL take-out orders, and sit-down meals will benefit Courageous Steps initiatives.
On Saturday March 11th, we are hosting our first annual Unified Basketball fun-day at Orono High School from 9am to 4pm. Admission is FREE for senior citizens, $3.00 for students, $5.00 for adults, and $10.00 for families. Concessions will be available by the Orono Boosters Club.
We are excited to welcome the teams from Bangor, Brewer, Hermon, Mount Desert Island (MDI), Nokomis (Newport), and Orono, for a fun day of basketball.
A special thanks goes to our sponsors for making this event possible: Milligan’s Landing Embroidery, First National Bank, Beal College, and Bangor Savings Bank, plus other businesses for donating items towards this year’s event.
To view the game schedule, please visit the Courageous Steps Unified Basketball Fun-Day page under the fundraisers section of our website. You can also view the flyer on that page for more information.
If you have any general questions, please contact us at: email@example.com.
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Courageous Steps Project fundraiser held at Governor's - 8/9/16