"So Rad! Makes me feel all warm and fuzzy about humanity…and people in San Francisco are very
articulate…or is that just really good editing."
"Through the Golden Gates is truly wonderful. Angel is the perfect host- I really love how sweet natured he seems and he is the perfect tour guide, so to speak, for SF. It really got my pride in this place going-I think I can take this city for granted sometimes."
Through the Golden Gates supports BIG WAVE Community for we share the same vision of
"IT IS ALL ABOUT THE POSSIBILITIES, NOT THE DISABILITIES."
Designing a safe, nurturing, socially integrative and educationally rich environment for
individuals with developmental disabilities;Providing a structure for individuals with developmental disabilities to become
increasingly self-sufficient and independent—or continually grow toward self-sufficiency and independence—and build meaningful lives for themselves;
Making financial security possible for Big Wave’s developmentally disabled residents through affordable housing and access to employment opportunities both onsite and
offsite; Constructing a LEED-certified, eco-friendly project to better our environment; Integrating Big Wave residents into the greater community through volunteerism,
accessible transportation, employment opportunities and collaboration with existing Bay Area and Coastside service providers; Diligently pursuing the mandate that the Big Wave Project shall be an important,
interactive piece of the Coastside’s business and social communities.
"Angel hopes one day his autistic niece Elizabeth will live at Big Wave."