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Best Buddies 
The purpose of this organization is a one-to-one partnership with a GC Student and a consumer (an adult with developmental disabilities) from the Baldwin Service Center. (Bestbuddies.gcsu@gmail.com)

Huggers
This program provides support for our community's Special Olympics games and the Special Olympics Athletes. Students get to help run the events as well as encourage each athlete. (huggers.gcsu@gmail.com)

Kids On The Block™
This program allows college students to teach that "different isn't good or bad, it's simply different," through the use of puppetry arts. This program features large hand-crafted puppets with a comprehensive curriculum designed to education elementary school age children about people with disabilities. A Kids On The Block™ presentation is an unforgettable experience. (kidsontheblock.gcsu@gmail.com)

No Boundaries Club
The No Boundaries Club serves as the umbrella organization for students who want to work with people with disabilities. Its mission is to "Build the leaders of tomorrow by serving people with disabilities today." The programs of the No Boundaries Club include: (noboundariesclub.gcsu@gmail.com)

Santa's Miracle Fund
The purpose of this program is to raise money to provide local children with disabilities and their siblings the best Christmas of their lives. This program is done in conjunction with the Children's' Medical Hospital at the Medical Center of Central Georgia. (santasmiraclefund.gcsu@gmail.com)

Special Olympics
This program, through year-round sports training and competition, empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics is often the only place where they have an opportunity to participate in their communities and develop belief in themselves. (specialolympics.gcsu@gmail.com)

Central State Hospital
The purpose of this program is to assist individuals who have behavioral healthcare needs as they move toward recovery. Their first priority is to recognize the dignity, respect and rights of everyone as they assist individuals with their recovery by providing access to prevention, education, habilitation and treatment. (info@centralstatehospital.org)

Life Enrichment Center
(Formerly known as the Baldwin Service Center) This program provides individuals with developmental disabilities living in Baldwin County Georgia, with the opportunity to meet goals through Employment and Personal and Social Services. (bcoleman@baldwinservicecenter.org)

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