Don Godshaw, the driving force behind the advent of wheelchair paddle, created the first tournament of its kind this spring. Able-bodied and wheelchair players came together for an evening of new experiences for many, and fun for all. A fundraiser for Adaptive Adventures, an organization that provides outdoor sports opportunities for people with disabilities, the tournament drew a good following.
Student leaders had the opportunity to pie each other in the face as part of a Freshman Leadership Institute (FLI) fundraiser benefiting the Florida State University Student Foundation. The Foundation, a student-run and -operated organization on campus, was founded by student leaders to raise and manage funds for allocation to areas of campus that enhance student development.Student leaders from all areas of campus were at the Union Green volunteering to be pied in the face by students for…
The Veterans Health Administration is partnered with the U.S. Olympics Committee that provides grants and monthly allowance to participating veterans who play a sport. There are many sports, varying from surfing, sailing, kayaking, track and field, basketball and more. There are different seasonal camps that provide rehab and psychological aid for veterans who acquired a disability as service-related or non-service-related.
Fraternity’s Fundraiser Supports UC Students With Disabilities. Funds raised at UC’s Ability Olympics will help purchase a wheelchair or other mobility device for a UC student who’s pursuing a higher education. More student-organized fundraisers are in the works.
Wounded warriors toss the ball, working on their technique while learning adaptive lacrosse, during a Lacrosse Clinic April 11 at Walter Reed Bethesda. The clinic was hosted by the Military Adaptive Sports Program, which provides various recreational sports and activities year-round for wounded, ill and injured service members at Walter Reed Bethesda. (Photo by Sarah Marshall)