Providing therapeutic products for children with cognitive and physical disabilities

Happy Birthday “CLAP YOUR HANDS” 1 year non-profit

November 19th is special for Clap Your Hands – it is our first year of officially becoming a non-profit 501 (c) (3). What an amazing year it has been too. It’s been a year of meeting new people and breaking out of our comfort zone. We learned how to do things we never thought were [...]

By |2015-11-19T03:34:05+00:00November 19th, 2015|Events, News and Notes|Comments Off on Happy Birthday “CLAP YOUR HANDS” 1 year non-profit

Sep 16 2015 in the Post and Courier “Editorials” Charleston, SC daily newspaper

Sep 16 2015 in the Post and Courier “Editorials” Charleston, SC daily newspaper “Clap Your Hands” is an organization started by a local grandmother, Sue Desautels. This organization was inspired by her granddaughter, who was born with several disabilities, had a stroke at birth and suffered many seizures a day. The family was warned she [...]

By |2015-09-17T00:27:54+00:00September 17th, 2015|News and Notes|Comments Off on Sep 16 2015 in the Post and Courier “Editorials” Charleston, SC daily newspaper

‘It ain’t over until God says it’s over’ – article in Summerville Journal Scene

Click on the link below for an article published in the August 7, 2015 edition. Thank you Monica Kreber ‘It ain’t over until God says it’s over’ - article in Summerville Journal Scene http://www.journalscene.com/article/20150807/SJ01/150809818/1059/-x2018-it-ain-x2019-t-over-until-god-says-it-x2019-s-over  

By |2015-08-20T00:29:24+00:00August 8th, 2015|News and Notes|Comments Off on ‘It ain’t over until God says it’s over’ – article in Summerville Journal Scene

The Charles Webb – Ed Croft Endowment Fund of Coastal Community Foundation

Press Release The Charles Webb – Ed Croft Endowment Fund of Coastal Community Foundation Awards $70,000 in Grants July 27, 2015 by CCF Funding will support 14 organizations serving children with special needs across the Tri-County CHARLESTON, SC – July 27, 2015: Coastal Community Foundation (CCF), a grantmaking institution dedicated to serving coastal South Carolina, [...]

By |2015-08-20T00:31:05+00:00July 28th, 2015|News and Notes|Comments Off on The Charles Webb – Ed Croft Endowment Fund of Coastal Community Foundation

BREAKING GOALS

Clap Your Hands - BREAKING GOALS 2013 – 177 donated products 2014 – 500 donated products 2015 – GOAL set – 800 donated products * January through June of 2015 – donated 643 products in our community Breaking the product down for the past 6 months Weighted blankets – 120                                      Bibs - 144 Lap pads [...]

By |2015-08-20T00:33:17+00:00July 23rd, 2015|News and Notes|Comments Off on BREAKING GOALS

BLOG FIVE – The GRANT!– July 13, 2015

What it feels like when you’re filling out a Grant application    ???  :/   ??? What it looks like when you finish your Grant application and hit send.   :)    :)    :) Whenever I mention that Clap Your Hands will be filling out Grant applications the very next question someone asks is, “who did you hire to [...]

By |2015-07-14T00:44:49+00:00July 14th, 2015|News and Notes|Comments Off on BLOG FIVE – The GRANT!– July 13, 2015

THERE IS A PLAN!

June 30, 2015 THERE IS A PLAN! ONE SCHOOL at a time Berkeley – Charleston – Dorchester – Public or Private school Berkeley Charleston Dorchester II *To provide each Inclusive classroom with samples of CYH’s products Pre K 4 – Grade 12 *Working together in fundraising events LICENSED THERAPISTS To provide each office with samples [...]

By |2015-08-20T00:37:44+00:00July 1st, 2015|News and Notes|Comments Off on THERE IS A PLAN!

Smile Amazon for Clap Your Hands

On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you are prompted to select a charitable organization from our list of eligible organizations. You can change your selection at any time. Change Your AmazonSmile Charitable Organization search for CLAP YOUR HANDS Summerville   OR go to this URL (website): https://smile.amazon.com/ch/47-2014292 0.5% of Amazon purchases goes to CLAP [...]

By |2015-08-20T00:45:18+00:00July 1st, 2015|News and Notes|Comments Off on Smile Amazon for Clap Your Hands

The Journey of Becoming Non-Profit

After working independently, in our community, for over a year, a young man came to Clap Your Hands.  Rex Porter came to us through one of our therapists; to aid CYH’s with any chores we may have.  He was on a medical leave from work and he told me that he wanted to have a [...]

By |2015-06-22T01:06:28+00:00June 22nd, 2015|News and Notes|Comments Off on The Journey of Becoming Non-Profit

WHY DO YOU DO THAT?

We are asked almost every day why we do what we do at Clap Your Hands; so we thought we would address them here on the blog. How can I order one of your products? We work directly with your child’s licensed therapist – teacher – pediatrician. We are not medical professionals and we don’t [...]

By |2015-05-31T17:25:42+00:00May 31st, 2015|News and Notes|Comments Off on WHY DO YOU DO THAT?