Donka Digest

Donka jumping hurdles in the community

Donka Digest | Spring 2019

Engaging the community to support people with disabilities is a huge part of Donka’s mission.

Rhonda Pavicich elected new Donka board president

Donka Digest | Spring 2019

On Wednesday, February 13, Donka’s board of directors selected Rhonda Pavicich its new president.

Rich's tech retooling

Donka Digest | Spring 2019

When Rich Komorouski made the move to the DuPage Care Center (DPCC) he was already tech-savvy and using Dragon Naturally Speaking to access a computer.

What's app? – Latest accessibility apps for mobile phones and tablet devices

Donka Digest | Spring 2019

In this edition of What's app?, discover Be My Eyes, Live Transcribe, and Audio Amplifier.

Donka receives IL Treasurer’s Charitable Fund grant

Donka Digest | Spring 2019

Last December, Donka was one of 20 organizations statewide to receive a grant from the Charitable Trust Stabilization Fund Grant operated by the Illinois State Treasurer.

AT Skills Build Self-Sufficiency Through Employment

Donka Digest | Summer 2018

Having a disability, whether physical or visual, can be disheartening. It can dramatically change a person's ability to go about everyday life independently. For Baltazar, his visual impairment was a challenge to his desire to gain employment and self-sufficiency.

Volunteer Spotlight: Bill Paschke

Donka Digest | Summer 2018

Donka is grateful for Bill Paschke, one of our newest volunteers.

Volunteer Spotlight: Bill Paschke

Donka Digest | Summer 2018

The Naperville Noon Lions recently made a $3,000 donation to Donka in memory of Bill McManus, a club member from 2002-2018. Bill passed away on March 7, 2018.

Volunteer Becomes Donka Intern

Donka Digest | Summer 2018

Jared Crimmins, pictured teaching a student, learned about Donka at a hist school's (College of DuPage) Career Fair in September of 2017 and shortly after signed on to become a volunteer in our computer lab.