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We continue to carry out our mission of providing life-sustaining care to our most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 epidemic. To maintain the highest quality of essential services for our adults and families, the Barber National Institute is facing additional costs that were unbudgeted for this emergency.

These costs include additional staffing to care for adults in our group homes; additional disinfectant supplies and Personal Protective Equipment such as gloves, gowns and masks; and new technology to enable staff to provide telephonic behavioral health services and work remotely while providing supports necessary for delivering services to those who depend on us.

Your donation, which is always appreciated, will have an added impact as our dedicated staff work to respond to this crisis.

Update: The CARES Act passed by Congress provides for an additional $300 deduction for taxpayers who do not itemize but use the standard deduction. Check with your tax filer or financial advisor for more information.

 
 

As a valued donor, you will be carrying on the legacy that our founder, Dr. Gertrude A. Barber, established in 1952 – helping our children and adults develop to their fullest potential. Your gift will help transform the lives of the more than 7,300 individuals with autism, intellectual disabilities or behavioral health challenges that we serve in Erie, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Somerset, Bedford, Warren, Corry and Girard. Thank you in advance for a gift that is truly making dreams come true.

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