For Immediate Release: January 22, 2020
Council Member Joe Borelli is providing $34,000 in support for special needs programming through local community-based organization, On Your Mark.
On Your Mark provides services to children and adults with disabilities including intellectual disabilities, autism, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, and neurological impairments, and is a leader in developing staff training curricula for student interns, community volunteers, and professionals.
Council Member Borelli’s allocation will support four different programs, covering arts, athletics, team building, and therapeutics. This is the 5th straight year during which Borelli has allocated a portion of his discretionary budget to programs at On Your Mark.
“This is one of those groups that really makes you feel good about the work that they do for others,” said Council Member Joe Borelli. “On Your Mark is one of the most well-known and respected non-profit organizations in Staten Island and I am so proud of the staff and the students’ effort over the last 5 years, their dedication to continuous personal growth and improvement is both moving and incredibly inspiring!”