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The Devereux Foundation

The purpose of the Devereux Foundation is to provide high-quality human services to children, adults and families with special needs which derive from behavioral, psychological, intellectual or neurological impairments. Services will be provided in a caring and humane way to foster human potential and to contribute to the person’s health, social, psychological and educational well-being. Devereux Florida is the largest non-profit provider of mental health and developmental disabilities services to children and families in Florida. Continue reading The Devereux Foundation


5th Annual Charity Bowling Tournament 2006

Sponsored by Essian Construction LLC

The Richard Shassian Foundation
Fed Id #26-1710588

Mission Statement

In a Society driven by “speed” and “how much” it seems as if we try to get anything and everything done in order that everything in life must be accomplished “now”. While losing touch with what that real purpose in life should be, so many of us have been blessed by God and sometimes forget the miracles surrounding us. The Essian Annual Charity Bowling Event is essentially a “time out” in our daily lives to acknowledge our miracles and our gratitude so that we can share with the less fortunate.
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Safe Passage – Spring 2006 Newsletter

Group Service Trips

Use your vacation to make a difference
Nearly three years ago we received our first service team of volunteers in Guatemala. Since then we have been inspired by the numerous service groups, which have included: high school youth groups, church groups, Rotary Clubs, sports clubs and community groups. They have come to Guatemala from around the US, Canada and Europe eager to support our efforts! Continue reading Safe Passage – Spring 2006 Newsletter