Providing support, purpose and joy to people of all abilities.
Keshet is a one-of-a-kind organization that brings classroom experiences, camps, sports, social and vocational activities, and residential opportunities to 600 people with disabilities and special needs each year.
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Amazing Happens at Keshet
Keshet impacts the lives of all in our community
From the very start, Keshet has grown alongside our participants, creating community where people of all abilities learn, play, work and live together. Today, Keshet continues to flourish, with over 75 programs in the Chicago area and Wisconsin, 3 residences, 200 dedicated staff and lay leaders, dozens of community and corporate partners, and thousands of engaged donors around the world.
People with disabilities receive services each year
School and camp peers, volunteers, family members, coworkers and friends impacted each year
Granted in scholarships in 2022
Increase in participants at Keshet's adult day program, GADOL, since 2020
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With your generosity, Keshet will succeed and grow well into the future
Nurtured by respect, creativity, tenacity, and unconditional love, Keshet makes a powerful difference in the lives of each child and adult with disabilities, their families, the community and beyond.Donate Now
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From our participants and residents to their families, our team, and the broader world around us, being a true family means we can all work together to help Keshet serve and grow in meaningful and impactful ways.
With your help, we’ll continue to grow our educational, recreational, residential, camp, sports, and vocational programs to help our participants discover the best in themselves, find purpose and joy in their lives, and build a community of support around them.
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Keshet Wins A Big Award
For over thirty years, Keshet’s camp programs have been the model of inclusion, accessibility and belonging. We’re thrilled to announce that three of Keshet’s camps have earned the highest level of accreditation from the National Inclusion Project, an honor that only a small group of programs around the country have earned. NIP has designated Keshet as a leader and change maker in inclusive recreation, going above and beyond to ensure that inclusion is indeed the expectation, not the exception, for all campers.
5 Tips to Prepare Your Camper for Day Camp
Camp is just around the corner! We know that camp can be an adjustment for all kids and parents. We want to equip campers and parents with some tips that can best set them up for success at camp this summer.