Leap of Joy


Empowering Kids through dance

Children should learn at a young age to have confidence and self-esteem no matter their physical, social and economic circumstances – not false bravado but a deeper level of belief in themselves – – Judy Richardson, Director of Leap of Joy

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Enjoy a meal at Home Slice Pizza and donate to Leap of Joy.

Anytime from January 1st – March 31st, mention the “Give Local” fundraiser when you order and “LEAP OF JOY” as your favorite nonprofit!!  A percentage of sales will benefit our mission of bringing dance and theater to all!

Recent Blog Posts

Leap of Joy Fundraiser at Home Slice Pizza

Leap of Joy Fundraiser at Home Slice Pizza

Leap of Joy is pairing with Home Slice Pizza for a three-month-long fundraiser! Starting in January 2020, visit either Home Slice location (South Congress or North Loop) and perform the specified task–and Home Slice will donate a portion of your sales to Leap of Joy!

Kid’s Day Out This Friday!

Kid’s Day Out This Friday!

Hello Everyone! The holiday season is finally here! It's my favorite time of year; full of good cheer, giving, and glitter. Seriously. I look forward to the day after Thanksgiving, when it's finally socially acceptable to decorate my apartment with everything glittery...

ACL 2019: That’s a Wrap!

ACL 2019: That’s a Wrap!

Two weekends. Six days. Hundreds of kids. ACL 2019 is over; we're all exhausted but happy. For the second year in a row, Leap of Joy was invited to be a part of ACL Cares, which is Austin City Limits' give-back program. It highlights select non-profits, allowing them...

Why Leap of Joy?

Self Acceptance

A Safe Environment


Healthy Habits




Leap of Joy Sponsors

Andy Riddick Foundation

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Austin, Texas, United States

Call Us: (512) 507-3310

email: info@leapofjoy.org

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