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Community Options’ Advocate, Foster Friess, Passes Away at the Age of 81

May 28, 2021 | Press Release.pdf

Princeton, NJ – Community Options, Inc. is deeply saddened by the passing of longtime advocate Foster Friess. 

“Foster was a very kind man,” stated Robert Stack, President and CEO of Community Options. “My wife, Nikki, and I had the pleasure of hiking in Aspen with his family and he spoke passionately about many causes including improving the lives of people with disabilities. The disability community, as well as the world, lost a great man too soon.”

Friess, a well-known philanthropist, contributed to many causes including Community Options. Friess is survived by his wife, Lynette, as well as their four children and fifteen grandchildren.


About Community Options, Inc.:

For over 30 years, Community Options has developed housing and employment supports for people with disabilities – serving thousands of people from over 40 offices across 10 states. Community Options provides advocacy assistance to empower people with disabilities because all people – regardless of ability level – should live and work in the community with dignity, choice and self-determination. For more information please visit our website: and to follow along with the #AllItTakes campaign, search #AllItTakes on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.