Two Knight of Columbus Concducting Tootsie Roll Donation Collection


The Dorchester County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs received a $3,440 grant from Columbus HOPE Foundation for Early Intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  The award was made to Mrs. Becky Egnew, Director for Early Intervention by Thomas DeMars the Knights of Columbus Council 11910 Grand Knight.

The Dorchester County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs, Early Start program serves children with differing conditions and abilities including:

  • Prematurity and low birth weight
  • Developmental delays
  • Genetic conditions
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Speech and communication delays
  • Cerebral palsy and other neurological disorders
  • Medical conditions

More information about Early Intervention programs and practices can be found at

Columbus HOPE Foundation Donations Thermometer

$ 458,000
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donation thermometer
$ 268,289
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