There are more than 200,000 children and young adults with
disabilities, mental health challenges like depression and anxiety, and special
health care needs in Minnesota. Additionally, more than 1 in 5 students experience bullying. PACER is here for these children and families through more than 30
programs, including the Children’s Mental
Health and Emotional or Behavioral Disorders Project and PACER’s National
Bullying Prevention Center.
Founded in 1978 in Minneapolis, PACER’s mission is to enhance the quality of life and expand opportunities for children, youth, and young adults with disabilities and their families so that each person can reach his or her highest potential. PACER operates on the principles of parents helping parents, supporting families, promoting a safe environment for all children, and working in collaboration with others.
With your support:
Your support is very important! When you give to PACER, you are opening doors of opportunity for youth with disabilities and children who are bullied. Learn more about PACER Center at PACER.org. Your support will help PACER continue to provide programs that inspire possibilities, foster independence, and unlock potential.
Click the DONATE button on this page OR avoid administrative fees and dive directly on our website at www.pacer.org/donate.
PACER Center - We Have Hope, The Story of PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center - 37th Annual Benefit Video