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The Theraplay Institute, a 50lc(3) nonprofit organization, relies upon the generosity of our donors in so many ways. People are always surprised to learn how small our staff is and how much we achieve with so little. We operate without major benefactors or endowments - entirely with funds earned through our programs and small donations from people who have been touched by Theraplay in some way.

Your donation to our general fund will help us keep our administrative office open, buy supplies for Theraplay treatment, produce our newsletter, plan our next International Conference and more - the nuts and bolts that keeps Theraplay going as an international presence to help families become healthy, happy, and secure.

Dedicate Your Donation for our Annual Appeal/Training Scholarship Fund

We want to improve the lives of children and families by training as many Theraplay practitioners as possible.

Help Theraplay develop our most comprehensive scholarship program ever. We hope to raise enough funds to send forty therapists who work with the most under-resourced communities across the globe, to participate in Theraplay training. A gift of $250 will pay to send a practitioner to our 2020 conference - a cutting edge learning institute featuring luminaries in the field of mental health, trauma and fragile families. A gift of $875 will send a practitioner completely through Level One training.

Dedicate Your Donation to our Giving Tuesday campaign supporting training for mental health professionals in Kankakee

Our goal is to raise $5,000 in grant funds to support three mental health professionals actively serving clients in Kankakee to receive supervision from master clinicians to complete their Foundational Theraplay Certification, as well as to attend our International Theraplay Conference in July 2020 in order to supplement their skill sets in working with diverse and complex populations. These clinicians will be part of the front line resources for providing clinical-level mental health treatment to families in crisis. If each of these three clinicians serve 80 families per year, just think of how that will ripple out within the community.

Donate In Memorium

You may also dedicate your donation to a deceased loved one or colleague. Often, family members will suggest donating to us in lieu of flowers, in which case we set up a special memorial fund in that person’s name. This fund will be earmarked for a special purpose chosen by the family or by The Theraplay Institute’s board of directors if the family has not directed otherwise. When making your donation, please provide the name of the person you are memorializing and we will direct your donation to the proper fund. The family will be notified of your donation unless you check the anonymous box. If you are intersted in setting up a memorial fund for a loved one please contact info@theraplay.org 

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