CARSS Gives Back


It has been a couple of days since our last Jam Night, and we just wanted to take a moment to reflect on its success. The event raised $1,379 and 100% of those proceeds go directly to children receiving therapy services from Dream Riders. Inside The Listening Room, the Jam Night featured many acoustic guitarists playing the music of James Taylor, John Denver, The Beatles, and more!

Dream Riders is a non-profit facility that provides therapy for adults and children in a “friendly farm environment” through Physical, Occupational, and/or Speech Therapy, Equine Assisted Therapy, Therapeutic Riding, and Riding Lessons. A member of PATH International ( Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship), the facility resides on 17 acres of gardens, trees, and open pastures.

Each therapy session is individualized to meet the needs of those receiving treatment. Dream Riders works with many diagnoses including, but not limited to ADHD, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy and Cystic Fibrosis.

If you wish to help out this amazing organization, Dream Riders is always in need of supplies. Their wish list is as follows:

  • Farm and Fleet Gift Cards

  • Office Supply Gift Cards

  • Kleenex

  • Paper Towels

  • Hand Sanitizer

  • Germ X Wipes

  • Liquid Hand Soap

  • Baby Wipes

  • Swiffer Wet Jet Refill Fluid and Pads

  • Garbage Bags

  • AA, AAA Batteries

  • Lysol Wipes

  • Printer Paper and Construction Paper

  • Crayons and Washable Markers

  • Elmer's Glue

  • Bubbles

  • Washable Paints

  • Waterproof Winter Turnout Blankets (size 82)

  • Breakaway Halters (size F/S)

If shopping on Amazon.com, check out their Amazon Smile Page! Once you’ve set it up, you’ll see “Supporting: TLC Centers for Therapy” at the top of your screen.

Thank you to Dream Riders for the wonderful work that you do, and to everyone that donated time, talent, and/or money to our great event. Follow Dream Riders on Facebook to see more of their outstanding work.

Mark your calendars now for May 19, 2017 CARSS will be hosting our next benefit at the Listening Room in the Dole Mansion. Follow our Facebook page to stay updated on all of the details! See you next time!

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