About Jacob's Chance

Our Mission Statement

 

Jacob’s Chance enriches the lives of families by supporting youth and young adults with special abilities, through inclusive programs that promote skill development and positive relationships.

Jacob’s Chance believes that every person with special needs should be empowered to succeed and recognize their unique abilities. Jacob’s Chance actively removes boundaries so hundreds of families can access all that RVA offers.

The story of Jacob's Chance

JACOB'S CHANCE IN THE NEWS

Heroes Among Us 

Check out the below link for a news feature on two of our athletes!

More Fun videos

BOARD OF DIRECTORS, STAFF, PROGRAM DIRECTOR

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chairman of the Board

John White

Vice President

Vacant Position

Secretary

Britney Smith

Treasurer

Joe Lovell

Community Outreach Director

Kristi Rike

Teen Board Director

Darrell Richard

Volunteer Director

Lyn Dodge

Fundraising Director

STAFF

Executive Director

Kate Mardigian

Program Director

Brooke Cable

Director of Finance and Development

Alison Owens

PROGRAMS

Inclusive - Fitness Health

Mathew Scott

Instructor, Virginia Commonwealth Univ. 
Dept. of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
ACSM EP-C 

Athletic Director

River City Buddy Ball

Sadie Hodges
Kira Jenkins