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The Inclusion Project: Kathleen and Kyle B Photography

50 families with special needs children are being photographed for free

"The Inclusion Project" creating acceptance and bringing awareness to special needs families.

NOTE: Kathleen and Kyle B Photography in Claremore is photographing families with special needs children. While her free sessions are already booked, you can view this beautiful photography and notes from mothers of the children on these Facebook pages: Rogers County Coalition and OUHSC Sooner Success Region 2. New pictures will be posted every Monday. Sooner Success Rogers and Tulsa counties is partnering withe Kathleen and Kyle B Photography to host a Play Day event in early September for families with special needs. The date will be announced soon.

UPDATE: from Kathleen and Kyle B Photography in Claremore
At this time we have exactly 50 families scheduled with our "Inclusion Project" photo sessions. We are awaiting on 10 families whom have turned their paperwork in but have not scheduled so that brings our total to 60!!!

We have had several individuals come forward and make donations to purchase prints and help with some of the activities that we will have at our play day. We are also holding a Rustic Cuff Fundraiser and we will start a t-shirt fundraiser soon. We have also had several people contact me in regards to volunteering and we appreciate them SO much!!

Currently we are in need of groups and organizations to set up a booth and sponsor a fun activity for our play in September at the Claremore Community Center has graciously donated the use of the gym. So far we have the following or we have people working on the following:
Coloring station
Play-dough station
parachute play
Mavis Pearl Tutu making station
Fire Dept Clown group (from Tulsa)
Fire Safety education (from Tulsa)
Face-painting
balloon animals-Clown group
Noodle sensory pool

The Claremore Navy ROTC will be volunteering and helping we also hope to get some of Claremore High School sports teams and RSU teams. These kids will be there to help set up, play with the kids and just have fun.
We are hoping to find a mobile petting zoo if you know of one please let us know. We also have a friend working to get some therapy animals at our event.

If you have any ideas of activities that we can add to this please let us know.

Needs:
sound system
groups or organizations to sponsor booths and attend the event.
Idea's for fun activities for all ages.

We are asking our community to please help us make this event wonderful.

Thank you,
Kathleen & Kyle B. Photography
Please share this with anyone that may be interested in volunteering or hosting a booth.
We are now full and can not accept anymore children. I wish I could but I have to have time to continue our business.


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