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Opportunities for Greater Independence

The Adult Skills Center (TASC) is a non-profit Corporation where we envision a future where individuals with developmental disabilities live fully integrated lives within their community and will have opportunities to share in all aspects of a full, productive, personally meaningful and satisfying life.

Your contribution will have an immediate and direct impact on TASC’s ability to improve the lives of the men and women we serves. Your contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. The TASC Federal Tax ID number is 95-4116924.

To make a contribution to TASC, please click the “Donate” button below. Or, if you prefer to contribute by check, please make your check payable to TASC and mail to the following address: TASC 16600 Sherman Way, Suite 240, Lake Balboa, CA 91406

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Reasons To Support TASC

  1. There is a shortage of service providers. 1 in 5 people have a disability in the United States, approximately 53 million people. These people and their families depend on service providers, but agencies often close due to funding shortages. The North Los Angeles County Regional Center has people who need placement and wants TASC to build capacity to serve more.
  1. 30 YEARS OF SUCCESS. While other agencies are forced to shut their doors, TASC continues to serve the community and has done so for over 30 years. Thanks to dedicated leadership and staff, TASC continues to expand its programs to meet society’s demands. TASC currently provides 6 innovative and successful programs.
  2. TASC IS A PIONEER IN COMMUNITY INTEGRATION. The best way to learn how to be in the community is to learn, work and socialize with people without disabilities. In 2019, the state will require that all Day Programs be 100% community-based in order to receive funding. TASC has been successfully providing a community-based Day Program since 2014 and already serves as an adviser to fellow organizations who plan to transition.
  1. EVERYONE KNOWS SOMEONE AND THAT SOMEONE COULD BE YOU. 29% of all families in the United States, have at least one member with a disability, and 1 in 4 of today’s 20 year-olds will become disabled before they retire. Whether it’s you, your child, your friend, or your friend’s friend, it’s a personal fight to protect and support people with disabilities.
  2. WE ARE ALL HUMAN WITH THE SAME NEEDS. While often referred to as “special needs,” people with disabilities have the same needs as you and everyone else: a home, a job, an education, healthcare, social outlets, choices and hope. It is our social responsibility to serve and share with our fellow human beings.
  3. NOT SERVING THESE INDIVIDUALS DOES EFFECT YOU. 8% of homeless adults experience disability. What happens when a person has no program to go to, no social interactions, no opportunities to learn, to integrate, to contribute? Families struggle to care for these individuals and there is a high chance that they could end up homeless, which impacts our economy, our environment, and our collective health and safety.

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The Adult Skills Center (TASC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, providing individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities the instruction, training and support needed to ensure that they achieve their highest level of independence, develop a sense of well-being, and realize their greatest potential. Cash and in-kind donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

General Wish List

Educational Supplies

  • Textbooks
  • Pens/pencils
  • Markers
  • Rulers
  • Scissors
  • Hole-punchers
  • Staplers
  • Copy paper
  • Educational Software
  • Stamps
  • Arts and Crafts Supplies

Electronics

  • Desktop/Laptop Computers
  • Printers
  • Surge Protectors
  • Extension Cords
  • Ethernet Cables
  • Wireless Adapters
  • Wireless Routers
  • Productivity Software
  • Desktop Publishing Software
  • Educational Software

Cooking Supplies

  • Pots
  • Pans
  • Bowls
  • Blender
  • Knives
  • Cutting Boards
  • Zip lock bags
  • Trash bags
  • Foil/wrap
  • Condiments
  • Herbs and Spices

Cleaning Supplies (non toxic)

Miscellaneous

  • Items for Raffles
  • Items for Silent Auction

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TASC Partners in Independence

Donating monthly to TASC is a great way to spread your support throughout the year, enabling you to more easily give according to your budget and allowing TASC to budget more effectively. Your monthly donations can add up to a big impact, helping TASC fund instructors, consumer transportation, and educational outings.

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Donate to TASC Programs

The Adult Skills Center (TASC) is a non-profit Corporation where we envision a future where individuals with developmental disabilities live fully integrated lives within their community and will have opportunities to share in all aspects of a full, productive, personally meaningful and satisfying life.

Your contribution will have an immediate and direct impact on TASC’s ability to improve the lives of the men and women we serves. Your contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. The TASC Federal Tax ID number is 95-4116924.

TASC Supporters

Individuals and Organizations:

The Gunther Family
Dr. Philip & Ms. Kroll
Mr. & Mrs. Tesoro
Bruce & Larry Hoy
Faye Wilson
Charlene Brown
Ethel Swanson
Nick & Marlene Leone
Dr. Marvin & Ms. Kathryn Retsky
Ms. La Rae Robin Littlefield
Ira Harrison
Deanna Goodwin
Bob Zazula
Bruce Graham
Daniel Weinstein
Newman Aaronson Vanaman
Sony pictures
Harris Stationers
Dr. Lane & Dr. Melody Levian and The Wellness Psychotherapy Clinic
The Anglican Church of our Savior
Diane, Jules and Joanna Kabat
David and Linda Parker
Linda Anderson
Jim and Carolyn Lees

Foundations:

Grants awarded by:

Sioles Family Foundation
2008 for General Operating Expenses
2009 for General Operating Expenses
2011 for General Operating Expenses
2012 for General Operating Expenses

The Ahmanson Foundation
1994 Original Cooperative Home Furnishings
2010 New and Updated Cooperative Home Furnishings
2013 Funds to Purchase an 8-Passenger Van

The Special Hope Foundation
2011 Community Living Assistance Program (CLAP Loan Program)

The John Gogian Foundation
2012 Funds to Start the Older Adults Successful Aging Program

Grants developed and written by Bruce Graham www.nonprofitbruce.com