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Family Voices of MinnesotaCONNECTED is a free state-wide parent-to-parent peer support program provided by Family Voices of Minnesota for families whose children have chronic or complex special healthcare needs or disabilities.

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Upcoming Webinar

Transition: School Age to Adulthood 
Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Join LeeAnn Mateffy, OTR from Courage Kenney for this informative webinar on transition services for school age children with special health care needs moving into adulthood. We will learn about a wide variety of services including driving, behavioral, independent living, recreation, post-secondary schooling and housing. LeeAnn has 32 years experience working with children and young adults in a therapy and school setting. 

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7th Annual Connecting Hearts, Raising Voices Fundraising Benefit 
Friday, October 26th, 2018 
Silverwood Park 
2500 County Rd E, St. Anthony, MN 55421

Help us raise funds to provide support, individual assistance and information for families whose children have disabilities and special health care needs.

Join us for a fun night with friends, fun and the opportunity to make a difference! Bid on our fabulous silent auction items, enjoy our hot and cold appetizers, wine sampling, cash bar and the great music of Quinn and Meyer!

Register Now!

Donate to the Mac Fund

Mac Shapland was a person who faced many physical and developmental challenges but always kept a positive attitude and was determined to do it his way. Mac brought joy and laughter into everything he did, helping others see the best in life and the value of all people.

Mac and his family blazed many trails that impacted other families in Minnesota and across the country. In honor of Mac, the Shapland family has established Mac’s Fund to provide financial support for families whose children, youth or young adults have special health care needs and/or disabilities to assist with costs associated with unmet needs related to participating in or accessing activities that are not covered by other financial sources.


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