Harmony's first Summer, 2009
Dancing with Jesus! Pure Joy!
Harmony began as a Summer Camp in 2009
In 2009, Tressie Seegers started an art and music camp for people with disabilities in Austin, TX after she observed a need in the disability community for life-enriching programs. In 2010, she turned the camp into a 501(c)(3) nonprofit called The Austin Harmony Project whose mission is to enrich the lives of adults with developmental disabilities through art, music and community. Since then, Harmony has touched the lives of hundreds of adults with developmental disabilities and their families and caretakers.
In 2011, Harmony received a seed money grant from A Glimmer of Hope Foundation that enabled Harmony to increase capacity by moving into their current 4000 sq. ft. facility on W. Stassney Ln. in South Austin, TX. The Glimmer team and Berber family continue to partner with Harmony and offer participants free tuition every summer to Camp Glimmer. In 2014 they honored Harmony's founder, Tressie Seegers, with the Angel of The Year award.