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A presentation used to educate potential donors and those in need of our services.

Paul J. Keenon, Executive Director ODFT

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  • 14. Crossing Uncomfortable Cultural Barriers
  • 15. Cultural Barrier – 1: Medical and Mental disability!
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  • 23. Cultural Barrier – 2: Health and Psychological
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  • 31. Cultural Barrier 3: Despair, poverty, and lack of responsibility
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  • 38. Cultural Barrier – 4: Age, immaturity, affluence So called normal kids!
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  • 45. II Corinthians 5:13 “ For if we are beside ourselves (insane) it is for God; if we are of sound mind, it is for you (ourselves).”
  • 46. How can you help?
  • 47. Help! No one has been able to fix the six windows that all have rotted! Help maintain our three homes.
  • 48. Continue doing what you are doing! You have been supporting our Golf Marathon and Bowl-A-Thon financially on an annual basis. (Of course you can always increase the amount !!! Golf Marathon – September 22, 2006 - We could use more Golfer/fund raisers. - Donors always welcome.
  • 49. Help us find house/foster parents! Know anyone? What are the qualifications? - Be a Christian - Be a married couple - Have no more than two children - Flexible - Willing to learn and follow directions. - Willing to live in a home with three or four teen or young adults. - Willing to become licensed by DCFS and Probation - Willing to have a background check. No drug (illegal) use currently No alcohol use currently No criminal convections (especially for abuse or drugs)
  • 50. Four ways: - Repairs to homes - Provide Financially - Help find House parents - Participate in Bowl-A-Thon and Golf Marathon
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