THANK YOU SOBOBA FOUNDATION!

Soboba Foundation Donates $10,000 to EXCEED

EXCEED was one of seven local non-profits selected to be a recipient from the Soboba Foundation's April 7th Golf Tournament!

12 volunteers from EXCEED attended that day to help with the tournament.  Sandy Aldridge and Jesse Cota accepted the check for $10,000 at the banquet and awards ceremony immediately following the tournament.

Proceeds will be used to upgrade technology at the Santa Fe site.

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

During the first week of March, EXCEED Assistant Executive Director, Andrea Wells and 84 other California Disability Services Association (CDSA) members throughout California joined together to for the Annual Legislative Affairs Conference. The focus of the event was to deliver the association's 2017 message to the Legislators. Andrea had 8 meetings at the Capitol including offices of local representatives Assemblymembers Medina and Mayes and Senators Stone, Morrell and Roth. Talking points included:  

  • Please help California avoid the loss of Federal funds for developmental services
  •  Protect client choice 
  • Move savings from closing Developmental Centers to the community 
  • Co-author our bill that will increase competitive integrated employment outcomes  
  • Support legislation that will address local minimum wage increases.
          

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