Loving them and making them feel wanted.

The Russell Home for Atypical Children in Orlando has been in continuous operation for over 60 years without any government support. The Home is the only private, non-profit facility of its kind for severely disabled children in Central Florida.

The Russell Home was the first non-profit institution in the country for brain-damaged children. Today you would find quietly hanging in the home a dusty occupational license dated Nov. 13, 1951, when Mrs. Russell opened her home to the first child to “see if it would work out.” Since then, the home has opened its doors to hundreds of youngsters, sometimes after hearing pleas from desperate parents, and in more than one instance, finding them just left on the doorstep.eye.

Russel Home is their home.

The Russell Home provides around the clock specialized care, with love and a home-like atmosphere so vital the special needs of these very special children. The love that is in this home, expressed through the eyes, sounds, and smiles from the children will make you count your blessings for the simple things in life.

Thank You for visiting our website.

Please review this site with an open heart and consider the children and hard-working caretakers that make this Home possible. With your support, our children will continue to be provided a home where they can be nourished with love.

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Russell Home Fourth Annual 5K Run and Fall Festival

A Fall Festival for the whole family!

Registration is open at the Run SignUp website. Look at the flyer for more details, and of course this is the Fourth Annual Run. The new location is Cypress Grove Park, right beside the home. Saturday, October 10, 2015 Cypress Grove Park: 290 W. Holden Avenue, Orlando FL.

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Want to help?

The Russell Home is always in need of certain household supplies, cleaning items, food stocks, and other items. Drop these off at our Michgan Street Thrift Store or call us for information about any current special needs. Thank you!

We desperately need a new home!

Please make a donation today and help us continue to provide a loving and safe environment to call ‘home’ for these very special children.

Something for the Children?

Every day is Christmas day through the eyes of our children. If you would like to provide a special gift for any of our children, please contact us for suggestions or special needs.

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Awards and Accomplishments

Learn more about the awards and accomplishments at Russell Home for Atypical Children and the organizations that have presented them.

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Calendar of Events

See all the upcoming events , programs and  fund raising. Let us know if you have an upcoming fund raising event for the Russell Home.

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Movies and Clips

Take a video tour of Russell Home for Atypical Children or watch movies and clips of events and shows put on by the children at Russell Home.

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More ways you can help Russell Home

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Shop at AmazonSmile and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases Russell Home for Atypical Children. You Shop. Amazon Gives.

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Donated items can include

General household supplies, non-perishable food stocks, linens, liquid detergents, paper products, gift cards, and used items for sale in our Thrift Stores.

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Thanks for your generosity

You can mail your tax deductible monetary contributions to the Russel  Home or You may also make a cash donation through our secure link to PayPal.

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