Annandale Village is an award-winning nonprofit organization dedicated solely to providing progressive life assistance to adults with intellectual disabilities and traumatic brain injuries so that they can maximize their abilities and maintain their independence in the least restrictive environment.

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  • Annandale Village Honored by Wells Fargo through ‘Days of Giving’ Annandale Village Honored by Wells Fargo through ‘Days of Giving’
    October 27, 2014
    Annandale Village was honored by Wells Fargo with a $1,000 grant at the Days of Giving celebration in East Atlanta on Oct. 21. Annandale Village was among 44 groups chosen by the bank’s team members for the recognition in East Atlanta. The donation helped push total giving to more than $1.5 million across Georgia since the program’s beginning six years ago. “We can do so much with this and we appreciate Wells Fargo’s gift,” said Keith Fenton, Annandale’s Chief Development … Continue reading ...
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  • Suwanee Girl Gives Truckload of Donations to Annandale Village Suwanee Girl Gives Truckload of Donations to Annandale Village
    October 25, 2014
    Article Courtesy of Gwinnett Daily Post When 11-year-old Lindsay Kahren found out about her donation project for school, she immediately wanted to help Annandale Village. But she took her class project to a whole new level on Friday, when she donated a whole truckload of goods to the nonprofit. Kahren is a fifth grader at Level Creek Elementary in Suwanee and a student in the focus program, where she was assigned the community service project. “Every year the fifth graders … Continue reading ...
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  • Belk Charity Day benefiting Annandale Village Belk Charity Day benefiting Annandale Village
    October 16, 2014
    ATTENTION SHOPPERS: Annandale Village is participating in the Belk Charity Sale on Saturday, November 8 from 6–10am! Can’t make it? Items can be reserved in-store at all Belk locations beginning Sunday, October 26! Tickets are $5 and can be redeemed for $5 off your first purchase. Discounts up to 70% will be offered on tons of items including apparel, accessories, home items & rarely discounted brands! Buy your ticket now by calling 678-765-4830 or emailing michelle.hackett@annandale.org 1 ticket per person, … Continue reading ...
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  • Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Transitional Care Facility Set For October 10 Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Transitional Care Facility Set For October 10
    October 7, 2014
    Annandale Village Expanding Capacity To Serve Record Number of People With Development Disabilities and Traumatic Brain Injuries Annandale Village will officially break ground on The Keith Keadle Center for Continued Care, a new two-story, 18,000 square foot transitional care facility at a ceremony on October 10, marking the start of the organization’s annual Family Weekend celebration. Slated to open in the summer of 2015, the state-of-the-art facility is designed to meet the unique health and supportive needs of adults with … Continue reading ...
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  • Dove Award Winner, Phil Keaggy, To Perform at Annandale Village Dove Award Winner, Phil Keaggy, To Perform at Annandale Village
    September 30, 2014
    Grammy Award nominee and Dove Award winner Phil Keaggy will be in concert at Annandale Village in Suwanee on Friday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. The event will benefit individuals with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries. Keaggy, whose career spans more than 30 years and 50 albums, is a highly sought-after studio guitarist with a dynamic style. In addition to his career as a performer, Keaggy has also been a producer for not only his own albums but also … Continue reading ...
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  • Annandale Village Set To Host Inaugural Extra Mile 5k Walk/Run Annandale Village Set To Host Inaugural Extra Mile 5k Walk/Run
    September 15, 2014
    Walkers and Runners To Go The Extra Mile For People with Developmental Disabilities On Saturday, November 8th at Town Center Park in Suwanee, Georgia, hundreds of walkers and runners will join together in the spirit of caring and giving to make a powerful difference in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries by participating in The Extra Mile 5k Walk/Run to benefit Annandale Village. With the number of individuals diagnosed with a developmental disability growing at … Continue reading ...
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  • The Greater Atlanta Corporate Games Brings Spirit of Olympic Games to Local Playing Field The Greater Atlanta Corporate Games Brings Spirit of Olympic Games to Local Playing Field
    August 4, 2014
    Celebrating Teamwork, Company Pride, and Employee Wellness to Help People with Developmental Disabilities For individuals that may have never realized their dreams of hoisting a trophy in celebration or having a gold medal draped around his or her neck, it isn’t too late. Throughout three weeks of competition this fall, organizations representing small businesses, large corporations, government entities, and educational institutions will take to the playing surfaces of various athletic fields and event venues throughout Metro Atlanta as they participate … Continue reading ...
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  • Villagers Make Impact at Norcross Community Garden Villagers Make Impact at Norcross Community Garden
    June 13, 2014
    Annandale’s Chief Development & Marketing Officer, Keith Fenton, received the following email and accompanying story from the City of Norcross’s Public Relations & Marketing Manager, Tixie Fowler.  Because it demonstrates the importance and impact of community inclusion activities for individuals with developmental disabilities, with special permission we simply had to share with our friends and loyal supporters of Annandale Village. Dear Keith, I have a wonderful WONDERFUL summer intern who reportedly had an incredible experience working with some of your … Continue reading ...
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  • "I Am The Happiest I Have Ever Been" “I Am The Happiest I Have Ever Been”
    April 8, 2014
    Villager Describes Positive Impact of Annandale Village In Presentation to Community Leaders On March 25th at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, Diane M., a resident of Annandale Village, was asked to present a message about her journey making the transition to life at Annandale Village.  Her inspiring message gave testament to the transformative impact that Annandale’s programs and services have had on her life, and that of her peers that call Annandale “home”.  If the attendees and community leaders serving as … Continue reading ...
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  • 15 Community Leaders Announce Candidacy for HAMerica's Vote 15 Community Leaders Announce Candidacy for HAMerica’s Vote
    March 31, 2014
    Community Leaders Vying to Kiss-A-Pig in Support of Programs & Services for People with Developmental Disabilities and Traumatic Brain Injuries On Tuesday, March 25 at the Historic Gwinnett Courthouse in Lawrenceville, Georgia, fifteen community leaders publicly announced their candidacy for election year 2014. No, they will not be running for Senate or for a seat on their local city councils. They are running for HAMerica’s Vote  and the opportunity to pucker up and kiss a pig in support of programs and services for men and … Continue reading ...
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  • 5-Star Rating Yields "Best Nursing Home" 5-Star Rating Yields “Best Nursing Home”
    February 26, 2014
    The D. Scott Hudgens Center for Skilled Nursing of Annandale Village has received the highest possible overall rating of five stars in U.S. News & World Report’s sixth annual “Best Nursing Homes”, released today.   Of more than 16,000 nursing homes in the United States, the Center ranked highest among all nursing homes in the state of Georgia, and is ranked among the top one-percent of all nursing homes in the United States. More impressively, despite the large number of nursing … Continue reading ...
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  • Annandale Village Receives Transformative Gift Annandale Village Receives Transformative Gift
    January 23, 2014
    Keadle Family Donates $800,000 in Honor of Developmentally Disabled Brother Annandale Village announced today that Steve Keadle, a Thomaston, Georgia businessman, and his wife, Sandra, have donated $800,000 to launch the second phase of its Help for Today – Hope for Tomorrow capital campaign to expand services for people with developmental disabilities and those that have experienced a traumatic brain injury. The transformative gift, among Annandale’s largest ever received, will help to fund the construction of a new transitional care … Continue reading ...
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  • Flourishing Amid Economic Downturn Flourishing Amid Economic Downturn
    January 20, 2014
    In November of 2011 Annandale Village launched its very first Capital Campaign during the slow recovery period of the economic downturn, which the world still feels the impact daily. I received dozens of phone calls and emails expressing enthusiastic support, many with slightly pessimistic postscripts; this is going to be hard, people told me. Trying to raise $2.4 million in this financial climate might even be impossible, so they said. And yes, it has been a challenge. But the difficulties … Continue reading ...
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  • Annandale Village Wish List Annandale’s Holiday Wish List
    November 19, 2013
    Is your church, community group, or corporation looking for a way to “give back” and bring a smile to someone’s face this holiday season? Cannot afford to write a check or give a cash donation? Not a problem. Annandale Village has the perfect opportunity for you or your group during this giving season! Below is a list of in-kind donations that will help our efforts to improve the quality of life experience for the residents of Annandale. No gift is … Continue reading ...
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  • Villager Spotlight: Working Towards Independence Villager Spotlight: Working Towards Independence
    November 19, 2013
    If you enjoy doing a little window shopping on Saturdays at the Mall of Georgia, you just might bump into Jay N. Jay, who is one of our most independent residents, likes to immerse himself in the community as much as possible, and shopping and catching movies at the mall are a couple of his favorite hobbies. When Jay is not at the mall, attending program events or participating in house trips to local establishments, he is busy working at … Continue reading ...
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