THANK YOU!

You truly shared your love on GA Gives Day/GivingTuesday. BIG THANKS to everyone who stepped up to make a difference in the lives of people of all abilities. Through your generosity, we raised $16,000. Your gift supports things such as inclusive early education programs, meaningful community opportunities for adults with disabilities, and soil and garden supplies to maintain our forest and wheelchair accessible gardens. It truly takes a village, and we're glad you're a part of ours! ... Read More...

A Family’s Journey

You'll see children and adults with Down syndrome every day at the Frazer Center sharing their inner light, their giving hearts, the things that make them unique, and things that make them just like everyone else. Lucy Hudak is our youngest attendee with Down syndrome. Her mother Callie was gracious enough to share a bit of their story with us.Ryan and Callie Hudak were living in Texas when Callie became pregnant with Lucy. Their first daughter Cate was 2 years old at the time. When Callie ... Read More...

We Love Our Volunteers!

We love our 39-acre forest setting and beautiful historic gardens. However, we stay quite busy running our early education and adult programs. Volunteers help us do what we do by working with our facilities staff to do some much-needed maintenance on our building, forest, and gardens.Volunteers have really made a big impact at Frazer. We have hosted groups from companies such as Ernst & Young, Turner, Deloitte, Sherwin Williams, and Terminus, who have put in hundreds of hours of labor in ... Read More...

A Family’s Journey

Phoenix Dolopei was six months old when she was diagnosed with Cri du Chat, a rare genetic condition also known as Five P Minus (5P-). Her mother, Kathleen Howell, describes going through the stages of grief when Phoenix was diagnosed, especially after being told by a genetic specialist that Phoenix would never walk, talk, or feed herself. Kathleen was forced to re-examine, release, and reform the hopes she had for her daughter.Kathleen did her best to educate herself about Cri du Chat ... Read More...

Our DSPs Are VIPs

Direct Support Professional Recognition Week happened in September, and we celebrated our DSPs with fun andĀ games, gifts and treats.Direct Support Professionals not only assist people with disabilities in their daily activities, they helpĀ provide empowerment, independence, and inclusion to all the people they serve. Our participants at the Frazer Center develop relationships with their DSPs, who accompany them into the community for social, cultural, educational, volunteer, and employment ... Read More...

Team Depot Volunteer Day

Have you passed by the Outdoor Courtyard or Atrium recently? If so, you probably noticed the incredible new spaces! Thanks to some hard working folks from The Home Depot Foundation, Georgia Center for Nonprofits, Building Community Network, our local store in Midtown and Frazer staff, we were able to complete Phase 1 of our Outdoor Educational Environment and redo the large indoor planters in the Atrium. A team of 40 volunteers spend all day working tirelessly to complete this project and we are ... Read More...