Join Opportunities, Inc. and the Angel Guild of Opportunities for the First Annual Sunday Funday that will be held this Sunday, April 3, 2022, at 4:00 PM at Crossties in downtown Texarkana. This event will include live entertainment, barbeque, brews and baggo. Come listen to up-and-coming Nashville star, Lil' Skinny while enjoying barbeque from Naamans. A baggo competition will also be taking place if you choose to participate in a bracket. All proceeds will benefit children and adults with disabilities in our community. Make sure to purchase your ticket!
Opportunities, Inc. is a proud premier provider, advocate and leader in the Texarkana community for individuals with special needs. The cornerstone of our services is the belief that each person is born with abilities, and it is with this belief in mind that we strive to make a difference in the lives of our children and adults every day since 1966!
In 2020-2021 alone, Opportunities, Inc. served 515 children and adults, provided 6,077 therapy hours, served 37,593 meals and traveled 33,995 miles upholding our mission to provide developmental and support services which empower individuals in attaining a full life in the community. Approximately $.88 of every $1.00 donated goes directly TO OUR CLIENTS.
Opportunities, Inc.'s Children's Services include- Early Childhood Intervention, Early Head Start, and Developmental Preschool. Our Adult Services include Residential Services and our Adult Day Program. Opportunities, Inc.'s Adult Day Program is scheduled to re-open on May 1st with a new service model that includes three specific enterprises, business services, creative arts and horticulture. All of these services provide and support the employment of adults with disabilities. Business Enterprise Services include Wood Stakes and Bundling (open now) and Certified Document Destruction (opening this spring). You can see some examples of our Creative Arts Enterprise by purchasing notecards displaying the unique artwork of our clients at local retailers Abby Gayles, Classic Car Wash, The Design Center at Red River Lumber, Dr. Dent, Ginger Junction, Merchant House and 1894 Gallery downtown. Please contact our office at 903.791.2270 to inquire about these services.
The Angels of Opportunities Guild, established in November 2000, shall be for the purpose of supporting programs offered by Opportunities, Inc. through fundraising and increased public awareness. Angel Members are Katie Andrus, Margaret Barker, Jessica Bolton, Hollis Boyette, Lyndsey Craig, Taylor DeBardeleben, Melanie Dowd, Natasha Dowd, Lesley Dukelow, Whitney Fuqua, Ashley Gibbs, Melissa Harris, Lynlee Harvey, Marianne Hawkins, Layla Hazin, Kara Humphrey, Jordan James, Kristie Keller, Chase Magness, Alix Matteson, Darrah McGuire, Holland Meador, Jordan Miller, Margaret Mobley, Leah Orr, Susan Owens, Danielle Patterson, Kelli Phillips, Mindi Pruett, Casey Rampy, Jessica Rich, Stephanie Shuffield, Lorie Son, Lacy White, Nicole Wilson, Amanda Willis.