Costa Mesa, California, November 17, 2020 – No matter how you slice it, nonprofit Project Independence of Costa Mesa provides critical services for adults with developmental disabilities, including supported living, supported employment, day programs and Access 2 Adventure.

Project Independence is asking members of the public to include the organization in their holiday giving. To donate, visit

As an additional incentive to give, donors of $250 or more will have a fresh pumpkin pie from delivered directly to their door.

“Now more than ever, adults with developmental disabilities live with the risk of isolation and loneliness,” said Project Independence CEO and President Debra Marsteller. “Your support goes directly to the mission of Project Independence to assure that they know they are not forgotten.”

Project Independence has a 40 plus year history of service and stability in Orange County as a lifeline to adults with developmental disabilities who are now at even greatest risk because of the pandemic. The essential workers who comprise the Project Independence staff continue to serve clients despite challenges brought on by COVID-19.

Eighty-seven cents of every dollar raised by Project Independence goes directly to support vital programs for people with developmental disabilities. Charity Navigator rates the organization 100/100.






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CONTACT: Dan Pittman