Children's Assistive Technology Service (CATS) | Virginia

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C.A.T.S Executive Director Search Announcement

Due to the planned retirement of our Executive Director later this year or early next, we are seeking applicants for the next Executive Director to lead our organization into a future which will allow increased access to durable medical equipment to children and families who need it, when they need it to acquire next step of development, participate in family activities, and not only survive but thrive.

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Thank-You Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation

The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation has given Children’s Assistive Technology Service $9000 to support the Pass It On Project in Bedford, Amherst, Appomattox and Campbell Counties, as well as the city of Lynchburg. We are so grateful for their support of our mission!

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C.A.T.S receives 2020 honors!

While young people everywhere are moving on up and graduating, we wanted to let everyone know that CATS made the honor roll, too! CATS received the Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency for 2020 and was also recently recognized as a 2020 top-rated non-profit by Great NonProfits.

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C.A.T.S. Receives Grants

C.A.T.S. is pleased to announce that we have been named the recipient of grants from the Edgar A. Thurman Children’s Foundation, Rotary Club of Norfolk, Smith Mountain Lake Antique and Classic Boat Society, Smith Mountain Lake Women’s Club, the Marjorie Sutton Memorial Foundation and the Moneta Lion’s Club.

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National Volunteer Week

It’s National Volunteer Week, and C.A.T.S. has lots and lots of volunteers to celebrate and THANK! In fact over 7000 volunteer hours went into C.A.T.S. services last year, in the providing of 1009 pieces of equipment to 905 children. Click on “read more” to view a gallery of some of our many wonderful volunteers!

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C.A.T.S Covid-19 Update: March 31, 2020

Listen up please! COVID-19 policy updates:
Donations of equipment are not being accepted until after June 10th.
Though we have reduced staff hours, we are still making requested equipment available on a case by case basis, at our three primary locations in the Roanoke Valley, Greater Richmond and Hampton Roads.

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Roanoke Valley Gives Day a Success!

Thank You to everyone who supported Children’s Assistive Technology Service during the on-line Roanoke Valley Gives Day Fundraiser on March 18th. We ranked #10 out of 142 nonprofits, and second place on the Small Nonprofit Leaderboard, raising $21,235.00 in total, including $3500 in prize money and an additional $2500 from Modern Woodmen Financial.

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Roanoke Valley Children’s Fund grant

Children’s Assistive Technology Service is proud to announce that The Roanoke Valley Children’s Fund of the Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia has provided a grant with a focus on providing young children, birth to 5 years, the assistive technology they need to keep up with their peers.

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