Sponsor Step by Step: Walking to Independence

Make a Difference in the Lives of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Fifty years of service is a milestone, and Clausen House is honored to have served adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Greater Oakland community for all this time. Over the years, we grew and changed to respond to the needs of these remarkable individuals and the community in which they life. More significantly, we are continuing to grow and change in order to serve more clients and families, in order to create greater understanding in the community and in order to address new needs of this population. We need your assistance.

On Saturday, October 20, 2018, friends and supporters of Clausen House, the Greater Oakland Area’s largest multi-service provider for intellectually and developmentally disabled adults, are joining forces to participate in Step by Step: Walking to Independence, a Walk for Clausen House and the remarkable people we serve. The Walk will begin and end at the beautiful Pergola Area on the northeast side of Oakland’s Lake Merritt. Following the Walk, we are hosting a community fair. We hope you will consider being part of this important fundraising event benefiting our programs and the people we serve by signing on as a sponsor.

Clausen House has built a reputation as being the go-to organization for a rich collection of services that benefit the ‘whole’ client. As a result, those who utilize our services soon feel part of a family and look to staff and their peers as role models, guides and supporters.

In order for this event to be a success, Clausen House you and/or your company to participate as a sponsor. Our location and date are ideal for you to highlight your business. Up to 10,000 people visit Lake Merritt each Saturday, and in addition to Clausen House’s own supporters, our location guarantees tremendous promotional opportunities for all of our sponsors. The benefits are listed in the attached sponsorship form. To secure your sponsorship, please complete 2018 Clausen House Walk Sponsorship Form and return with your payment by September 15, 2018 to jerry@clausenhouse.org, Development Office, 88 Vernon St., Oakland, CA 94610. Questions? Call 510.839.1114.