DECATUR, Ga. -- All About Developmental Disabilities (AADD) has announced the establishment of the Sarah Kenan Kennedy Endowment Fund, a new $2.5 million gift to the nonprofit organization. The endowment will fund in perpetuity programs at AADD (www.aadd.org) for those individuals and families that do not have the financial resources to access services provided by AADD. It was created by Sarah’s husband, Jim Kennedy, chairman of Cox Enterprises, in honor of his wife’s volunteering and commitment to the organization.
The endowment is the largest ever gift to AADD, which provides support services, advocacy and training to Georgia families living with developmental disabilities. Funds from the endowment will support services and programs to families who cannot afford services and do not have state funded waivers to purchase services. In 2015 it will fund two full-time positions at AADD and help more than 500 families who live independently in the community.