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Category: New Heights Newsletter Fall 2019

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Healing Begins in The Cottage

A young boy, Jimmy, was left alone in the South Los Angeles apartment he shared with this mother. Addicted to drugs, she often left him alone. He would regularly awaken to strangers in his home or an empty home without a trace of his mother. Although she always came back, he never knew what to…

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From the Archives

The Year: circa 1964 The People: Norm Kaplan, founder of Foundation for the Junior Blind, which is now Wayfinder; a client of the organization; and famed actress June Lockhart, who was an early member of the Honorary Board of Directors The Moment: A celebration of White Cane Day.

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A Journey That Creates Lasting Bonds

Meet an Inspiring Wayfinder Family “Tatsiana is a joy,” says Pam Chapin, program director and vision impairment specialist with Wayfinder’s Blind Babies Foundation program in Northern California. “No one can meet her without falling in love with her.” “I love Pam,” says Tatsiana, mother of Sofia, who was in our Blind Babies Foundation program for…

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Wayfinder Moments

#WayfinderInternship @Cleanlogic Wayfinder is so grateful to companies like Cleanlogic! They partner with our Transition Services program to provide meaningful internships to teens and young adults who are blind or visually impaired. Debbie (center) interned at Cleanlogic this summer. “Despite the barriers I’ve encountered as a visually impaired individual, I have acquired the skills and…

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YOU Can Create Your Own Legacy

Making a difference is important to you. Charitable giving is an important part of your life and your values. Like many people, you want the valuable work of Wayfinder Family Services to thrive into the future. The good news is, you don’t have to be Warren Buffett or Bill Gates to start a meaningful philanthropic…

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