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Get Involved

VELA has never accomplished anything alone. We highly value our donors, partners, and sponsors and see YOU as our collaborators to reach our vision to crate a community where all families of children with disabilities thrive. There are many ways to join us, as an individual or group, in making an impact in the community. And as always, thank you for being a part of making it all possible. We are so grateful for your support!

We're Hiring!
Bilingual Program Director- click here to see job description and learn more.
Bilingual Social Media and Communications Intern (Paid)- click here to see job description and learn more!

VELA is seeking proposals for its next Strategic Plan. See the RFP here to learn more and submit a proposal. The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals from consultants experienced in utilizing a participatory planning process that engages diverse stakeholders to result in VELA’s five-year strategic plan.

BECOME A family fun day sponsor

Family Fun Days are just what they sound like- afternoons of play, activities, and community building. Over 300 participants take part in Family Fun Days 3 times per year. These events include activities, entertainment, food and adaptive fun so that all families can enjoy their day, together with other families walking a similar journey. Click here to learn more and join us as a sponsor! 

BECOME A SUSTAINING MONTHLY DONOR

Sustaining Donors enable VELA to innovate, create new programs and provide ongoing support for families. By becoming our partner, you will be invited to join VELA special events to see your impact in action. You can choose any monthly giving amount starting at $10/month. All amounts make an impact towards our mission. Click here to make it happen!

BECOME A CORPORATE PARTNER

One of the most impactful ways to join VELA is as a corporate partner. This partnership enables us to work together towards VELA's mission. Corporations can join us through team volunteering, sponsorship, hosting events and much more. Click here to check out our corporate partners page.

VOLUNTEER WITH VELA

We love our volunteers. Although COVID-19 has reduced our volunteer opportunities since all of our courses are virtual- we still need volunteers for our 3 Family Fun Days! Individuals or group can volunteer to help with planning these events or simply showing up day of to make the magic happen for families.  Click here to learn more. 

be the Light

Thank you to everyone that participated in this year's 10th Annual Be the Light! We are honored to share that we raised $87,416 to create a community where all families of children with disabilities thrive. This year marked our 10th Anniversary- this funding allows us to be bolder in our vision and programming to expand our geographic reach and integrate services into schools and clinics!  Click here to learn more. 

Sign up for our Newsletter!

Stay up to date with all things VELA- we send a monthly newsletter to connect you with impact, opportunities and more! Click here to register.

SHOP & BENEFIT VELA

Do your Amazon shopping through Amazon Smile and a % of your purchased benefit VELA! Make sure to choose VELA as your supporting organization.