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Jax Daily Record Tuesday, Jul. 12, 201112:00 PM EST

Nonprofit CEO Showcase: Laurie Price

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CEO, Hope Haven Children’s Clinic and Family Center

Mission
To provide excellence in educational, psychological and related therapeutic services to children, families and young adults with special needs.

Serving Jacksonville
Based in Jacksonville, founded in 1926. 

Those served
No geographic restrictions for accessing services. The majority of the 5,000 families we serve each year are from Northeast Florida, primarily Duval, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns counties. Programs such as our Down Syndrome Center have attracted clients internationally, including from Saudi Arabia and the Dominican Republic.

Biggest challenge
Garnering adequate resources to meet the increasing demand for services.

Biggest satisfaction
Seeing the extraordinary progress that children and young adults can make when they receive the services they need.

Hometown
Wynnewood, Penn.

First experience with community service
In high school, helping inner-city Philadelphia elementary school students with their reading.

Your job before Hope Haven Children’s Clinic and Family Center
Executive director of Clay Behavioral Health.

Upcoming events
Nov. 18: Sounds of Hope Gala and Silent Auction. 6:30 p.m., Hyatt Downtown. Tickets are $50 per person. Proceeds benefit children with Down syndrome and autism 

Contact information
346-5100
www.Hope-Haven.org
[email protected]

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