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Join us on Sunday, May 4th from 4-7pm at the Lakewood Cultural Center for a Friends of Paha Fund and Friend Raiser!
You'll sip wine and craft beers, savor culinary creations and spend your money during a great live and silent auction- all in support of the Friends of Paha mission to provide financial support to the City of Lakewood's Camp Paha and Paha Adults in Transition (PAT) programs for individuals with disabilities. Your support helps us continue to keep summer camp affordable for our campers!
You can purchase tickets now for $25/person or $30/person at the door. Food and drinks will be provided. If you are unable to attend, please consider making a donation via this site or checks can be mailed to Friends of Paha, POB 260348, Lakewood, CO 80226.
For more information, please call 303-987-7146 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Friends of Paha
Friends of Paha (FOP) is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization founded in 2002 by a group of parents, grandparents, and community members associated with the City of Lakewood’s Paha program. Friends of Paha builds awareness for Camp Paha and Paha Adults in Transition (PAT), insipiring compassion in the community to support campers and families. Since its inception in 2003, Friends of Paha has provided over $530,000 to cover camp costs and over $110,000 in camperships. For more information about Friends of Paha, visit www.friendsofpaha.org.
Camp Paha is a summer day-camp program for children ages 6-17 with physical, emotional, and cognitive disabilities. The Paha Adults in Transition (PAT) program is for young adults with disabilities ages 18-25 and focuses on building social and independent living skills. Without this camp, many of these campers would be stuck at home for the summer. Thhis camp is life changing for campers and their families becuase it provides the opportunity for campers to build life skills, independence, friendships and fun in a safe and nurturing environment.
Camp Paha, begun in 1970, remains the only summer day-camp of its kind in the Denver metro area specifically for youth with disabilities. The program began primarily as a resource for working parents who could not afford more expensive summer child care services that met the specific needs of their children. Over time, Camp Paha became a full summer camp experience for youth with disabilities and essential respite care for parents.
For more information about the Camp Paha/PAT programs, visit www.lakewood.org/Paha.