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Who we are.

On My Own of Michigan, Inc. assists adults with intellectual developmental disabilities to become independent, self-sufficient, social and contributing citizens in their communities. Our members have intellectual developmental disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders, Cerebral Palsy and Learning Disabilities. It is the goal of On My Own to assist each member to achieve their optimal level of functioning in independent living; in the workplace; with their family and friends; and within their community.

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Events

On My Own of Michigan hosts four major fundraising events each year. We celebrate the accomplishments of our members at the Annual Banquet. The Family Fun Bowl is one of our most popular events – an afternoon of Family, Fun, and Bowling (pretty creative name don’t you think?). At the Golf Outing, we…golf! And in the fall, the parents throw a party that we call the Gala! At all our events, we raise money which provides our members with the supports and services they need to live independently.

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Success Stories

Our program is designed to help our members develop and practice social interaction skills and increase opportunities for social network development. In other words…we provide support and opportunities for members to gain confidence, learn necessary life skills for living on their own, and make friends! When given the opportunity, experience and appropriate supports, our members succeed in these areas far beyond what almost everyone expected they could achieve.

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News and Updates

2019 Family Fun Bowl

January 16, 2019

Mark your calendars!  The 16th Annual Family Fun Bowl has been scheduled for Saturday, March 23 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

 

Please note the new day (Saturday) and time (morning)!

 

Registration materials will be available soon!

 

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State of OMO Address

July 19, 2018

State of OMO Address
An opportunity to learn more about the future of On My Own

Please join the staff of On My Own of Michigan as we:

  • Review the work we’ve done together over the last year
  • Share our plans for 2019 and how those plans may impact you
  • Answer your questions and hear your feedback

Wednesday, August 8th

6:30 – 8 pm

On My Own of Michigan Classroom

Please RSVP to jennifer@onmyownofmi.org by Wednesday, August 1st.
We look forward to seeing you soon!

Directions to On My Own can be found here.

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What makes you happy?

July 11, 2018

Take a minute to think about the things in your life that make you happy.

The things no amount of money can replace because of the joy they bring you. Maybe it’s the memory of a trip, the new car you bought last summer or the people you choose to surround yourself with every day.

Our members at On My Own of Michigan often think about what makes them happy:

“I’m grateful to have learned how to do my own laundry.”

“Before OMO, I only used my microwave. Now, I’m able to cook all my meals.”

“I’m thankful to finally have friends and feel like I belong.”

“I’m so happy to be a part of a team.”

“I’m proud to be in my own apartment and take care of it without help.”

The members of On My Own of Michigan are grateful for being given the opportunity to grow their independence and live the life of their dreams.

When you donate to On My Own of Michigan, you help make their dreams come true.

We’re thrilled that we’ve reached our goal of raising $1500 to fund the support of our 60 members for one day!  But as you know we don’t just support our members one day a year.  Please consider making a donation of $74 today to help support our members and their dreams.

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