about The Founder

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Tabitha Allen-dRaft

Founder and executive director

Tabitha Allen-Draft is a CODA (Child Of Deaf Adults) with a deep understanding and passion for the Deaf and CODA community. Tabitha is the only hearing person in an all Deaf family- including her parents, grandparents, and younger sister.

Tabitha is well known for her active role in the Deaf community, and has a heart for helping others. She has a proven track record of advocating for the Deaf and bridging the gap between the hearing and Deaf worlds. Being raised as the only hearing person in her home, she knows firsthand the experiences and needs of Deaf families and children.

The Impact

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A Covid-19 testimonial

"thank you proud supporters"

In three months time alone, we are proud to have made a tremendous impact in the Deaf community. We have serviced 42 Deaf families with household sizes ranging from 3-9 individuals. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have acted quickly to uphold our mission,doing so with heart.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

𝘗𝘳𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝟼 𝘋𝘦𝘢𝘧 𝘧𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘴 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘩𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘭𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘴 ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

𝘚𝘦𝘤𝘶𝘳𝘦𝘥 𝟺 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘯𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘫𝘰𝘣𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘋𝘦𝘢𝘧 𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘶𝘢𝘭𝘴 ⁣

⁣𝘖𝘣𝘵𝘢𝘪𝘯𝘦𝘥 𝟻 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘮𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘱𝘴 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘰𝘶𝘵𝘴𝘪𝘥𝘦 𝘰𝘳𝘨𝘢𝘯𝘪𝘻𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

𝘌𝘥𝘶𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝟷𝟾 𝘦𝘮𝘱𝘭𝘰𝘺𝘦𝘳𝘴/𝘭𝘢𝘳𝘨𝘦 𝘰𝘳𝘨𝘢𝘯𝘪𝘻𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘰𝘯 𝘋𝘦𝘢𝘧 𝘤𝘶𝘭𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦 & 𝘢𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘴⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

𝘚𝘶𝘱𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝟹 𝘋𝘦𝘢𝘧 𝘰𝘸𝘯𝘦𝘥 𝘴𝘮𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘣𝘶𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘦𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘶𝘱 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘳𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘯𝘶𝘦 𝘭𝘰𝘴𝘴 ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

𝘔𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘦𝘥 𝟽 𝘊𝘖𝘋𝘈𝘴, 𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘰𝘳𝘦𝘥 𝘢 𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘭𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘢 𝘴𝘦𝘭𝘧 𝘤𝘢𝘳𝘦/𝘦𝘮𝘰𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘸𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘵𝘦𝘦𝘯 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘬𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘱 ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

𝘗𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘢𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘤𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘭 𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘰𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘴𝘶𝘤𝘩 𝘢𝘴 𝘸𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘤𝘩𝘦𝘤𝘬𝘴/𝘫𝘰𝘣 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘷𝘪𝘦𝘸𝘴- 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝟷𝟶 𝘨𝘢𝘴 𝘤𝘢𝘳𝘥𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘧𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘴 & 𝘤𝘢𝘳 𝘮𝘢𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝟹 𝘋𝘦𝘢𝘧 𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘶𝘢𝘭𝘴 ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

𝘗𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝟸 𝘭𝘢𝘱𝘵𝘰𝘱𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘊𝘖𝘋𝘈𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘷𝘪𝘳𝘵𝘶𝘢𝘭 𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨 ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

𝘋𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘣𝘶𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘦𝘮𝘦𝘳𝘨𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘺 𝘨𝘳𝘰𝘤𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴/𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘢𝘭 𝘪𝘵𝘦𝘮𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘭𝘰𝘸 𝘪𝘯𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘋𝘦𝘢𝘧 𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘴𝘦𝘩𝘰𝘭𝘥𝘴⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

𝘍𝘶𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘧𝘶𝘳𝘯𝘪𝘴𝘩𝘦𝘥 𝟸 𝘋𝘦𝘢𝘧 𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘴𝘦𝘩𝘰𝘭𝘥𝘴 ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

𝘗𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘨𝘯𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘺 𝘤𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘴𝘦𝘳𝘷𝘪𝘤𝘦𝘴/𝘪𝘯𝘧𝘢𝘯𝘵 𝘴𝘶𝘱𝘱𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘢 𝘋𝘦𝘢𝘧 𝘮𝘰𝘮 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘦⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

𝘋𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘣𝘶𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘤𝘭𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘪𝘵𝘦𝘮𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘊𝘖𝘋𝘈𝘴/𝘋𝘦𝘢𝘧 𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘭𝘥𝘳𝘦𝘯⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

𝘗𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘭𝘥𝘤𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘴𝘦𝘳𝘷𝘪𝘤𝘦𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝟹 𝘋𝘦𝘢𝘧 𝘧𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘭𝘰𝘴𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘫𝘰𝘣𝘴⁣

𝘗𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘴𝘦𝘳𝘷𝘪𝘤𝘦𝘴⁣⁣

Together we can do so much.