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11/21/2013

Giving Tuesday: When Tennesseans Give Back

When Tennesseans Give Back

This year families, businesses, community members, students, retailers and more will all come together to join in the celebration dedicated to giving-- for #GivingTuesday - a movement to celebrate giving and encourage more, better and smarter giving during the Holiday Season.   

#GivingTuesday is “an opening day to the giving season”, so this is a perfect time to give to STEP, Inc. – Tennessee’s Parent Training and Information Center. 

For 24 years STEP, Inc. (Support and Training for Exceptional Parents) has provided FREE information, advocacy training, and support services to parents of children (birth through age 22) that are eligible to receive special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).  

#Giving Tuesday is about ordinary people coming together doing extraordinary things “to brighten the future of children with disabilities”.

We invite you to be part of this celebration by choosing a Tuesday to give to STEP:

Tuesday, November 26th
Tuesday, December 3rd

Donations can be made online through our secure PayPal link using any major credit card or your individual PayPal Account. 

Checks/money orders can be mailed to:  STEP, Inc., 712 Professional Plaza Drive, Greeneville, TN 37745

Suggested Donations representing the services provided to families this year by STEP

$ 29.00

Representing the 291 Individual meetings attended with families this year.

$ 52.00

Representing the 5,212 parents and family members who received training this year.

$160.00

Representing the 160,011 contacts with parents by phone, email, and letters

$216.00

Representing the 216,448 pieces of information distributed this year.

Your gift will enable STEP staff to provide services to more families, to create additional materials and trainings, improve outreach through technology, cover the needs in urban and rural areas in our state, and much more!

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