To empower all adults with disabilities to STAND confidently while accessing, engaging, and contributing to their communities, with focused outreach in the BIPOC community.
Find out how to get involved!
- Tue, Nov 15ScaddabushNov 15, 7:00 PM ESTScaddabush, 155 York Blvd, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 4A7, CanadaAn evening to connect with other people over short 1 on 1 conversations in the style of a speed date, but for friends! Hosts will only share contact information at the end if there is a mutual connection! Conversation starters, and tips will be provided by hosts just in case!
STAND SOCIAL CONNECT
Want to expand your social circle? Stand Social Connect is an event where guests have the opportunity to engage in brief 1-on-1 conversations with other guests who are looking to expand their social circle (from a safe distance of course)!
WORRIED ABOUT WHAT TO SAY?
Leave that to us! Your event host will provide you with conversation starters in case you get stuck & keep the conversation flowing.
Throughout the event, guests make notes about who they want to share their information with.
Keep an open mind-- you never know who you'll click with!
YOU JUST MADE A NEW FRIEND!
After the event the event host will provide contact information to the guests that made mutual connections!
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Approximately 1.1 billion of the world's population is living with a disability.
Adults with disabilities are paid less than average, with some making as little as $19,200 per year.
Of adults living alone, 6 in 10 live in poverty.
WHO WE ARE
We are Stand Social, a non-profit organization focused on empowering people with disabilities to get social and start living their best life.
We know that sometimes all it takes to change the world is a little support. We came together because we're determined to make an impact for people with disabilities.
The core of our efforts is to bring our fresh ideas and passion to a range of activities that support adults with developmental disabilities. Our experience in social work and behavioural analysis paired with our passion for diversity, inclusion, and living life to the fullest call us to take a stand to help people with disabilities take their stand!
Kayla & Kerri
WHAT MAKES YOU DIFFERENT,
MAKES YOU BEAUTIFUL.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Our priority is to create opportunities for people with disabilities. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence needed to fulfill their potential.
Learn how you can sponsor our next event!
Let's work together!
Through cooperation and community support, we believe we can empower people with disabilities to live the life they choose.
We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.
Stand Social would love to have you join our team! We are currently accepting applications for both student and volunteer placements, individuals with a disabilities and of the BIPOC community are encouraged to apply.
With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find new strategies for closing the social gap. Donations are highly valued and our team is working each and every day to make a positive impact in the lives of adults with developmental disabilities.
Contact us to learn more about how your donation can help.
LET'S BE FRIENDS!
We want to hear from you!
Get in touch with Stand Social to learn more about upcoming events, what we do, and how you can get involved.