About The CARE Project

The CARE Project, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing hope to families who have children and/or adults with hearing challenges through counseling experiences aimed at the processing of the emotional stages of grief.

CARE also is a tool for teaching professionals and pre-professionals about the importance of active listening with their clients/patients and validating their emotional state.

CARE is a multidimensional tool that addresses the grief associated with hearing loss for individuals, families, communities, professionals and pre-professionals.

Growing Towards Acceptance

Undeniably, life’s journey is full of challenges. Arriving with those hurdles are different emotions, dependent upon circumstances. An individual facing the challenge of hearing loss needs to be able to rely on a strong support system within the family and community. The CARE Project has a number of components designed to bring families and professionals together for sharing and processing emotions, with the ultimate goal being acceptance and advocating for the best life possible.

30 Cottages: A Path To Our Dream

The Vision

Dr. Johnnie Sexton, Au.D., has had a vision for many years to have a permanent site for The CARE Project with 2 clear-cut purposes:

1. Family Retreats: Bringing groups of families together with one common issue (like hearing loss) to realize that they are not alone, that they have a community of support and to gain advocacy skills and confidence to continue their emotional family journeys.

2. Professional Education: bringing professionals who provide services for families with children who are deaf and hard of hearing together for continuing education opportunities on a variety of topics that would strengthen their skills and sensitize them to the family emotional journey.

The Goal

We will raise the funds to make this happen. We will sell 100,000 bricks at $150 each to have the funds to purchase, renovate and construct 30 cottages. YES, WE CAN!

The Bricks

The bricks will be used to pave a walkway from the main buildings to the 30 cottages and create a half circle around the perimeter of the cottages, much like an embrace by those who help make this dream come true!

1 brick: $150
9 brick plot: $1350 (3 x 3)
16 brick plot: $2400 (4 x 4)
25 brick plot: $3750 (5 x 5)
100 brick plot: $15000 (10 x 10)
500 bricks for a wall section
(builds one 2000 sq ft cottage): $75,000

To purchase today visit fundraisingbrick.com/online-orders/thecareproject, also visit 30cottages.com for more information.

For more information, please email Dr. Johnnie Sexton, Au.D at johnnie@thecareproject.com