Jul 14
Greta Goins, Program Services Coordinator
Dungarvin Wisconsin

From Sports Fan to Athlete

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Devon has been an avid sports fan his entire life, but never played himself until recently. Devon wanted to become more active in his community and live a healthier lifestyle. He learned about Special Olympics Wisconsin through his Dungarvin support team in Dane County, Wisconsin, and expressed an interest in trying basketball. Devon … Read Full Post

Apr 13
Jason Blake, Community Support Manager
Dungarvin Wisconsin

Crystal’s Crochet Creations

Crystal and her Crocheted Creations

At the young age of ten, Crystal’s grandmother taught her the basics of crocheting while living in Atlanta, Georgia.   When Crystal began receiving supports from Dungarvin in Wisconsin on February 23, 2015, she began crocheting on a daily basis. In order to make her new home more comfortable, one of Crystal’s first creations was a … Read Full Post

Mar 17
Steve Valente, Senior Director
Dungarvin Colorado

The Story of a Colorado Foster Family

Photo: Stock Image Family Silhouette Sunset

Heather and Ben Gonzales have been foster parents with Dungarvin in Colorado for the last eight years. During that time, they have provided a supportive home to several children with significant challenges. They have spent too many hours in the emergency room, had more encounters with the police than anyone should, and spent untold … Read Full Post

Feb 10
Juan Encarnacion, Program Director
Dungarvin New Jersey

So Much More Than Pica

Jimmy, who suffers from pica, and his Christmas inflatable decoration

Pica is defined as the persistent craving and compulsive eating of non-food substances.   Similar to the Monopoly Board game, Dungarvin operates a four bedroom group home on Park Avenue.  The development of this home located in Burlington County, NJ, was generated by Dungarvin winning a Request for Letter of Intent (RLI) requested by the New … Read Full Post

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