Growing Awareness, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed by a group of special educators with a mission to increase awareness, create acceptance, and embrace abilities. 

The group is currently raising funds to build an inclusive, sensory friendly play area located within the South Williamsport Park Complex. The estimated cost for the project comes in around $150,000. The organization has identified a potential build date of Spring 2021. 

A Spaghetti Dinner and basket raffle will be held Friday, August 2, 2019, from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at St. Joseph the Worker - Fleming Center in Williamsport. The meal includes spaghetti, meatballs, bread, drinks, and dessert. Cost is $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for children 3-12, and $25.00 for a family of four. Children 3 and under are free. Take-outs are available.  

Get your tickets online, or at the door the day of the event.

About Growing Awareness, Inc.

Founded in 2019, Growing Awareness, Inc., is a non-profit foundation established to build a sensory friendly play space for the local community. They began with the hopes of meeting the needs of kids with diverse abilities through the construction of a community playground.

Since they’ve gotten started, Growing Awareness, Inc. founders decided to go beyond and start a foundation to accomplish more: to increase awareness, create acceptance, and embrace abilities. They plan to hold supportive events in the community and raise money for equipment and services for local children and adults with diverse abilities.

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