Edson LEAP Society
The Edson LEAP Society for Children with Special Needs is a non-profit society registered in the province of Alberta. The LEAP Society has a focus to support families in our area who are raising children with special needs. The Society believes that all children regardless of their abilities and all families regardless of their barriers should have equal access to their amazing community. This Non-Profit society wants to help our community and through your support they can provide more opportunities for all families.
By attending and supporting our Community Events you directly support the LEAP Society in providing services directly in your community. All proceeds stay within Edson Area. Check FB for Society Events.
Financial assistance forms are available for families to help off set financial barriers they may be experiencing in getting services for their child. Contact the Society above for this.
Donate to LEAP Society
If you are interested in supporting children and families in your community access programs or specialized equipment. Some things we would like to support would be:
- specialized swings for families to be able to use
- sponsoring a child to attend therapy sessions
- sponsoring a child to have a private assessment completed
If you are interested in donating time, resources, services to help support our innovative and local Therapy & Resource Centre. Due to covid we are not able to have volunteers for groups or direct child support however, we are always eager for local partners.
Some things we would like support with:
- donation of gently used children's toys
- volunteering for additional cleaning
- handyman jobs
- donation of foam flooring
Our fun fundraiser "LEAP into Halloween 2021" ran 30 Oct 2021. Thank you for the amazing community support! We had over 250 people attend our fun outdoor event. We raised $800 to help support local families. Follow us on our fb page, contact us to get involved or donate directly to the Society via etransfers.
Our fun fundraiser "Flush the Myths 2021" ran 1 - 30 April 2021. Thank you for the amazing community support! We helped dispel some common myths around differing abilities and raised $3000 to help support local families. Follow us on our fb page, contact us to get involved or donate directly to the Society via etransfers.