Giving Inspiration For The Soul


Wellness GIFTS, a program by Pathways, Inc., provides camping retreats for families who have individuals with developmental disabilities. The retreats provide respite, recreation, rejuvenation, education, and social networking opportunities for the entire family – Giving Inspiration For The Soul (GIFTS)!

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MISSION Wellness GIFTS is committed to providing educational, social, emotional, recreational activities, and respite care to all members of families who have children with a developmental disability.*

VISION Wellness GIFTS will be recognized in New York State for providing unique opportunities for families with children who have special needs in the areas of education, socialization, emotional and respite support.

*Must have established eligibility for OPWDD services.

Family Support Services build stronger families, which in turn, builds stronger communities!

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Summer 2024 retreats are scheduled! Registration opens on March 1! Learn more about our overnight retreats, register your family, or sign up to be an Assistant now!


Wellness GIFTS hosts annual retreats. We offer a number of sponsorship opportunities and accept in-kind donations for these events, providing your business or organization with high visibility to our participants and volunteers, while helping to support the special families Wellness GIFTS serves. 

why corporate sponsorship?

As a leader in the community of supporting and providing a unique camping experience for families with children (of any age) with special needs, Wellness GIFTS is asking for your support to continue the success of our efforts. By participating in sponsorship of Wellness GIFTS, your marketing dollars are used to continue and grow this unique experience for families that face day-to-day struggles as caregivers of a special needs family member.

Not only would you be getting marketing value from your sponsorship, but you would be providing a tax-deductible donation in support of Wellness GIFTS, and its mission to providing educational, social networking, emotional, recreational activities, and respite care to all members of families who have children with special needs. 

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