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Helping people with disabilities is what we do... but we can't do it alone. One way to get involved is by participating in Capper Foundation events - as an attendee, sponsor or volunteer.  

Sponsors:  Our marketing team makes every effort to bring attention to your business for your generosity of support.  We use multiple promotional avenues including local media, signage and social media.  Contact our Community Engagement Manager for additional information.

Volunteers:  Events provide numerous, fun opportunities to be engaged as a volunteer - committee member and/or event volunteer.  Contact our Volunteer Coordinator for additional information, or sign up online.

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November 2020

Capper Foundation’s 100th Anniversary Gala

November 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online

Capper Foundation’s Board of Trustees invites you to attend our VIRTUAL 100th Anniversary Gala during happy hour to hear from Senators Pat Roberts and Bob Dole, Lt. Governor Lynn Rogers, our Board of Trustees and other surprise guests.  Watch the entire event live on our Facebook page starting at 5 pm CST. A recording will be available on our YouTube channel after 5:45 pm CST. If you miss joining us, we will post the event in its entirety, along with…

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April 2021

2021 Virtual Autism Summit

April 9, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Online

Join us to learn strategies to help individuals living with autism of all ages adapt as our community “reopens.” Summit Topics: NAVIGATING CHANGE Strategies for children & families to handle today’s ever-changing societal expectations. SOCIAL SKILLS STRATEGIES Reviewing skills and norms in preparation for increased interaction with friends and family. COPING WITH EMOTIONS/ANXIETY Sharing methods to help individuals cope with emotions for return to public settings. HEALTH/SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS Guidelines to consider for peace of mind during these ever-changing times. Check…

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June 2021

Concert for a Child: Featuring Andy McKee

June 17, 2021 @ 6:30 pm
Kay McFarland Japanese Garden (at the Topeka Zoo), 635 SW Gage Blvd
Topeka, KS 66606 United States
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Andy McKee, a world-renown finger-style guitarist shares his talent to benefit Capper Foundation’s Pediatric Scholarship Fund, streaming LIVE from the Kay McFarland Japanese Garden & Venue and Topeka Zoo Conservation Center.  Join in-person while tickets last or watch the live stream on Facebook or YouTube. For those attending online, Contributions to the pediatric scholarship fund are greatly appreciated. Select "Concert for a Child" as the donation's "Designation," to show support of this event.

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March 2022

Blarney Breakfast

March 12 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Blind Tiger Brewery & Restaurant, 417 SW 37th St.
Topeka, KS 66604 United States
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Join us for Blarney Breakfast at Blind Tiger Brewery & Restaurant on Saturday, March 12, 2022 from 7-10AM. Rise and shine early for an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet to kick-start your day. Enjoy a tasty breakfast, Blind Tiger craft brews, entertainment, raffle and more all while Celebrity Servers get their Irish on for a great cause. Don’t leave their tip jars half full - all proceeds help your friends with disabilities served at Capper Foundation build their abilities.  Ticket information will…

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May 2022

An Evening for a Child

May 7 @ 5:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Stormont Vail Events Center, 1 Expocentre Dr
Topeka, KS 66612 United States
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Join us in-person or virtually for our Capper Derby–An Evening for a Child Saturday, May 7, 2022. The event is a benefit to provide Pediatric Therapy services and scholarship assistance to uninsured or under-insured children with disabilities. Seventy-five percent of our families depend on our scholarship assistance. Silent auction bidding will open on Tuesday, April 26 and close on Saturday, May 7. Auction items can be viewed beginning Tuesday, April 26 through Tuesday, May 3 from 11 am - 2 pm (excluding Sunday. May 1) at Capper…

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