Angel View Receives $12,000 from Great Autos of Yesteryear

October 20, 2016

Angel View, a non-profit serving children and adults with disabilities, was the recipient of $12,000 from Great Autos of Yesteryear’s 8th Annual Palm Springs Casual Concours. The recently held car show featured more than 100 classic and exotic cars and attracted hundreds of attendees.

“We’re very happy to have the privilege of donating these proceeds to Angel View,” said Jay D’Angelo, president, Great Autos of Yesteryear. “By working together, many people benefit and that is thrilling to me.”

Patti Park, Angel View’s executive director, added, “These funds help support programs that enrich our clients’ lives. We greatly appreciate the club’s generosity.”

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Founded in 1954, Angel View offers three primary services: 24-hour residential care for children and adults with disabilities, a therapeutic Day Program for adults with developmental disabilities; and Angel View Outreach, which provides free services and support for local children with disabilities. For more information, http://www.angelview.org.

Great Autos of Yesteryear is the largest gay and lesbian car club on the West Coast with almost 1,000 members, owning over 2,600 cars. For more information, visit www.greatautos.org 

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Maria’s Story

Maria has multiple disabilities and requires 24-hour care. But since she’s been at Angel View, she’s continued to grow in her abilities and interpersonal skills. A whole team of professionals helps her advance toward personal goals written just for her. Everything she learns helps her reach her maximum level of independence. 

Besides learning life skills, she gets to go on dozens of outings. Thanks to our caring staff and specially equipped buses, she’s an active participant in our community. 

We focus on what she has accomplished – not her limitations. She has such a happy smile and a vibrant personality. All who know her are touched by her radiance and her energy.