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 are hiring: Join our Team! 

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! 


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!


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.


We love our volunteers and we always need volunteers for our 3 Family Fun Days! Individuals or groups 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 11th Annual Be the Light! We are honored to share that we raised $105,233 to create a community where all families of children with disabilities thrive.  Click here to learn more. 

Become an illuminator

3-Year Giving Commitment

VELA has bold plans to create a community where all families of children with disabilities thrive. Join us to make it happen!

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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.