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.

Keshet's Cicada Survival Guide

It's the moment we've all been waiting for...17 years later, the cicadas are returning back to Chicago. For people with disabilities and/or sensory challenges, the reemergence of cicadas and their loud noises can cause anxiety. Keshet has created social stories and worksheets to help everyone feel more prepared for the cicada arrival later this month.

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Supporter Spotlight: The Berman Family

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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.

600

People with disabilities receive services each year

4000

School and camp peers, volunteers, family members, coworkers and friends impacted each year

$ 320909

Granted in scholarships in 2023

46 %

Increase in participants at Keshet's adult day program, GADOL, since 2020

Keshet Programs. More options. More opportunities. More experiences. Always growing.

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.

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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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