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TERI Campus of Life receives $50K grant from Prebys Foundation

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An architect’s rendering shows TERI Campus of Life’s Walter J. & Betty C. Zable Foundation Performing Arts and Fine Arts Center. (Courtesy image)

TERI Campus of Life, a San Marcos complex whose mission is to change the way the world sees, helps and empowers individuals with special needs, has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Prebys Foundation.

This comes as part of Prebys Foundation’s $30.6 million in grants to advance the arts, support youth success, improve health outcomes and reduce disparities in medical research across San Diego County. These funds will aid in the expansion of adaptive programming in the new Walter J and Betty C Zable Foundation Performing Arts and Fine Arts Center at the TERI Campus of Life. This transformational and inclusive resource that integrates the special needs community with the local north county community.

North Coast Link logo.For more than 43 years, Oceanside-based TERI Inc. (Training Education and Resource Institute) has been a service provider delivering best-practice, evidence-based services to underserved children, adults and seniors with mild to severe intellectual and developmental disabilities in San Diego County. TERI staff provide an extensive array of enrichment options including education, arts, culinary programs, vocational training and more.

Using the Performing and Fine Arts platform as a key resource for development and community, TERI students develop their self-expression, behaviors and progress in the skills and options to live their most purposeful and fulfilling lives.

“We are grateful for the Prebys Foundation’s advocacy as a catalyst to bring communities together and for their direct support in expanding the adaptive art programs at the TERI Campus of Life,” TERI Chief Development Officer Dan DeSaegher. “This Campus is a beautiful model of inclusivity and integration with the local community, and the new Performing Arts Center encourages and celebrates the special gifts within all individuals.”

For more information about TERI Campus of Life, visit www.teriinc.org/campus-of-life.


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