• Meet the 2016 Uncork for the Arts Honorees (Pt 2)

    Every year at Uncork for the Arts, one person is chosen from each of DDSO’s programs to be recognized and celebrated for their unique contributions as valuable members of our community. Congratulations to our 2016 honorees! You are each an inspiration. Debra Anderson, Community Integration Program Blindness nor epileptic seizures won’t define who she is. […]

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  • Celebrate With Us at Uncork for the Arts on 8/27

    The Developmental Disabilities Service Organization (DDSO) invites you to join us for a fabulous night of great wine and fine art in our community on August 27th!

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  • Be Part of History on May 3rd – BIG Day of Giving!

    BIG Day of Giving is coming! Why are we so excited at DDSO about May 3rd? It’s the BIG Day of Giving, part of a National Day of Giving called Give Local America. From midnight to midnight, 570 nonprofits will join forces to raise $6Million!

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  • DDSO Programs Celebrate the Holidays in Style

    Christmas caroling, cookie decorating, a visit from Santa, and donation drives! These are only a few ways our programs got in the festive spirit this holiday season.

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  • Support Short Center North Art Programs With A Gift Card

    During the holiday season, it can be tough to pick out the perfect gift for everyone on your list. With gift cards, donating to DDSO’s art programs is easy as pie! Short Center North is one of DDSO’s arts programs serving adults with developmental disabilities. Our program, like so many programs serving this community, haven’t seen an […]

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  • September 11th is the Day of Caring

    The good folks over at United Way California Capital Region have held another successful Day of Caring today! DDSO was excited to host several volunteers from SMUD, Easter Seals, IRS, Zurich Insurance and Intel at our St. Marks Campus for a morning of painting, cool water, and hot pizza! Day of Caring brings together business […]

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  • Are You a Wine Connoisseur, or Would You Like to Be?

    Here is a sneak preview of the Uncork for the Arts wineries, who will be pouring delicious Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Pinot Nior, Cabernet, Syrah, Merlot and more on August 15th. Bear Creek Winery Bear Creek Winery was founded in 1934 as a cooperative. In 1997 it was acquired by the Kautz family who completely […]

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  • Shining Rockstars of DDSO to be Honored at Uncork for the Arts (part 2)

    One person from each of DDSO’s programs are selected to be honored at Uncork for the Arts on August 15th (get tickets here). Check out the amazing stories of these rockstars! Short Center North Honoree – Randy Reitz Randy Reitz, Short Center North’s 2015 Outstanding Participant, is described as an all around good guy.  He never […]

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  • Uncork for the Arts: New Emcee and Entertainment Announcements!

    The Developmental Disabilities Service Organization (DDSO) invites you to join us for a fabulous night of great wine and fine art in our community!

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  • Shining Rockstars of DDSO to be Honored at Uncork for the Arts (part 1)

    One person from each of DDSO’s programs are selected to be honored at Uncork for the Arts on August 15th (get tickets here). Check out the amazing stories of these rockstars! Short Center South Honoree – Craig Rah Craig is a very proud person who takes great pride in improving himself. Craig says that attending […]

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