Autism Eats

Rising Star: Autism Eats, recognized as a Rising Star, is located in Boston, Massachusetts. As a non-profit entity, it has organized more than 150 shared respite events across the country…

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Eagle Valley Children’s Home Respite

Rising Star: Eagle Valley Children’s Home Respite, established in 1985, began by serving four caregivers of children with disabilities, and through “word-of-mouth” in this rural area, has grown over the…

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Community Connections

Rising Star: Community Connections was established in 2007 when the owners of a pediatric therapy clinic observed that children with developmental disabilities tended to be excluded from the greater community, and…

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Tennessee Respite Coalition

Rising Star: The Tennessee Respite Coalition Respite Voucher Program has served caregivers and their families for 17 years, typically providing care for 700 caregivers and their loved ones of any age or…

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Bethel Life, Loving Hands

Rising Star: Loving HANDS is a faith-based program with a monthly family-night-off for caregivers of children with special needs as its centerpiece. Relationships across individuals, families, the local faith community,…

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