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 beginning of Jacob' s Chance

Heroes Among Us 

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

BOARD OF DIRECTORS, STAFF, PROGRAM DIRECTOR

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ken Dance

President

Vacant Position

Vice President

Tracie Spencer

Secretary

Lisa George

Treasurer

Lyn Dodge

Volunteer Director

STAFF

Kate Mardigian

Executive Director

Landry Harris

Executive Assistant

PROGRAMS

Inclusive - Fitness Health

Mathew Scott

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

River City Buddy Ball

Kristi Rike

Community Outreach Director

Tom Watson

Athletic Director