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The Brianna Fund

Hope, Flight, and Freedom

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Mission & Purpose:
The Brianna Fund for Children with Physical Disabilities was founded on September 18th 1998 to assist children with physical disabilities by eliminating barriers of access to community resources. The Brianna Fund provides necessary solutions to pressing mobility issues. With the goal that children with physical disabilities will enhance their capacity for living a full and productive life, the Brianna Fund has to date provided grants to over 46 families in the Greater Springfield community.

The Brianna Fund is made up of a dedicated group of people who, in cooperation with others, want to create genuine opportunities for children with physical disabilities. We are committed to assuring that there are resources for children to grow up with physical, emotional and social independence. The families of children from birth to 22 years of age, which specifically relates to mobility and access, are eligible to receive funding and/or advocacy assistance. The BF is operated under the auspices of the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts.

Meet Our 2016 Brianna Fund Angels
Omar and Leann Zaitoun
and their parents
Dear Friends, Welcome to our 18th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Benefit   Gospel Concert presented by the Brianna Fund for Children with Physical Disabilities. The theme for this year is One Voice, One Spirit, One Praise! This theme was selected in recognition of our effort to bring diverse communities together in celebration of the legacy of the Rev. Dr.  Martin Luther King, Jr. as we lift up a family and their children in need of accessibility supports.   The Brianna Fund was established to provide support to children with physical disabilities in gaining access to their communities that would ultimately be the key to their Hope, Flight and Freedom! We have been blessed to gather many of the community’s greatest singers, musicians, spoken word artists, dancers and worshipers.  We extend a special thanks to all who willingly volunteered their time for this great cause and to the BF Gospel Planning Committee for putting it all together. They are a testament to the true strength of this organization and the depth of our bench. Many thanks to our sponsors and underwriters for supporting this community celebration and we     encourage you, our community to patronize our sponsors. The Brianna Fund will be forever grateful for the gifts that will be on display this evening and for the long term support that so many of you have provided to the BF over these 18 years. We simply could have not been as successful as we have been if it were not for your support.  As we gather once again let us not forget the reason we are here.  Let’s be a blessing by making a financial contribution that will make a difference in the lives of our  Brianna Fund Angels for 2016,  Omar and Leann Zaitoun and their parents. 

May your spirit be lifted by what you experience this evening! Full of Hope! 

Ronn & Donna Johnson Gospel Committee Co-Chairs 

2017 Flyer

2016 Brianna Fund

Community Service Award

Jewish Community Center

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