Penny Drive is Back!

Join us for Joya’s Community Day Penny Drive on Saturday, June 11! There are many ways you can take part in this annual tradition, now in its 26th year! Donate to the Penny Drive Ways to Participate: Join us for Community Day Penny Drive on Sat., June 11, 2022 from 9AM-2PM. Sign up to volunteer today! Sites are: Joya…

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Joya Opens New Home

For more than 60 years, Joya Child & Family Development has provided personalized, compassionate care to children ages 0-3 with physical and developmental disabilities. In that time, we have transformed the lives of thousands of children and families, allowing them to grow and thrive. Now we are following suit. After nearly 40 years operating out…

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Record-Breaking Auction!

We feel so fortunate to have been able to be back in person to see so many of our Joya friends after a long COVID absence! Our 41st Annual Spring Gala and Auction was an amazing display of hope, love and support for families of children with special needs. Thanks to the kindness of many,…

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Topping Off Ceremony

Joya recently reached a major milestone in the construction of our new home when we held a “Topping Off” Ceremony at our new property. Topping off (or out) is a builders’ rite traditionally held when the last beam (or its equivalent) is placed atop the structure during construction. We were honored to join our building partners,…

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Joya Quarterly Newsletter

See what the wonderful children and families of Joya are up to in our latest newsletter. If you don’t receive it, but would like to, you can sign up for it here.  Read about the kiddos we serve and how they are thriving. Learn about upcoming events and how you can support Joya’s mission.  

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Joya Secures Grant for New Building

Joya Child & Family Development recently received a $500,000 matching grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust of Vancouver, Washington, for a New Home for Joya. The grant will help fund the building costs for Joya’s new children’s center, currently under construction in Spokane’s University District. “We are so humbled by the support of the…

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Penny Drive Time!

For the past 25 years, high school students and community volunteers have gathered to support Joya Child & Family Development. It’s a springtime Spokane tradition that has hundreds of volunteers waving signs and collecting donations at familiar intersections throughout Spokane County. This year, in addition to our digital Penny Drive, we are excited to once…

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Groundbreaking Celebration

Joya Child & Family Development held a groundbreaking ceremony on March 31 for our brand-new home in Spokane’s University District. The facility will allow Joya to double annual enrollment, improve the quality of care, increase support for parents and caregivers, and expand professional education and research in the field of early intervention. The new construction…

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Enriching Client Engagement

Joya has had great success going digital over the past 12 months and in the process, we have learned a great deal about overcoming finite thinking and challenging barriers. Our adaptive strategies will continue to improve services for Joya families well into the future. Read the recent case study from OhMD, Joya’s new platform for…

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