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This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Foundations - Nonprofits category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

List of Disability Foundations and Non-profit Organizations Publications

2017-10-16 : Free Wheelchair Mission 1 Million for 1 Million Campaign : The humanitarian, faith-based organization provides durable and adaptable wheelchairs at no cost to people with little to no mobility in developing nations.

2017-07-04 : One Million Wheelchairs Donated to People in Developing Nations : Free Wheelchair Mission, an Orange County nonprofit, celebrates one million lives transformed through the gift of mobility at Miracle of Mobility gala on July 13.

2017-03-01 : Michael J. Fox Leads Parkinson's Disease Advocates On Capitol Hill : Michael J. Fox leads more than 200 parkinsons disease advocates on Capitol Hill in support of federal research funding and access to care.

2016-06-28 : Elton Thomas of St. Louis: Outspoken Advocate for People who are Blind : Article about Elton Thomas of Lighthouse for the Blind-Saint Louis, who promotes opportunities for people who are blind to find employment.

2016-06-21 : - Fighting Against Disability Discrimination : Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities ( outlines new business model in hopes to make permanent changes in ADA compliance.

2015-12-11 : Lighthouse for the Blind-St. Louis Is Acting Like a For-Profit Company - Even Though It Is Non-Profit : Lighthouse for the Blind-Saint Louis is a not-for-profit entity functioning like a for-profit company to advance meaningful social services mission.

2015-10-19 : MercyCorps, An Organization for Change : Overview of MercyCorps, who's mission is to create secure, productive and just communities.

2015-10-16 : Sightsavers: Taking Eye Care to the People : Review of Sightsavers, an international organization that works with poor and marginalized communities in developing countries.

2015-09-09 : Alpine Autism Center: Pikes Peak Region : Overview of the Alpine Autism Center that provides access to treatment for people and family members affected by autism in the Pikes Peak Region.

2015-08-08 : The Steve Gleason Act of 2015 : Steve Gleason foundation is committed to assisting people with ALS live inspired, productive lives by providing access to life-affirming events and assistive technology.

2015-07-21 : The Amity Foundation: Family Assistance for Drug & Alcohol Abuse : Amity Foundation was one of the first non-profit substance abuse treatment agencies to look past the stereotypical drug treatment client.

2014-12-29 : The Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America (SARDAA) : Schizophrenics Anonymous (SA) is a self-help peer support six-step program run both by and for people with schizophrenia or a related form of illness.

2014-11-01 : Thanks to Ice Bucket Donations ALS Association Triples Spending on Research : ALS Association announce long-term strategy for leveraging Ice Bucket Challenge donations to treat and cure ALS through global research, care services and public policy.

2014-10-09 : The Big Idea Campaign - 10 Year Anniversary of Christopher Reeve's Passing : The big idea campaign hopes to raise $15 million for epidural stimulation research to enable people with spinal cord injury to recover autonomic and motor functions. .

2014-10-02 : Cleaning the World - Saving Lives with Soap : Clean the World Foundation is committed to reducing waste from discarded soap products and preventing deaths from hygiene-related illnesses.

2014-07-29 : CEA Contributes $1M to CEA Foundation in Honor of Jack Wayman : Consumer Electronics Association announces $1 million contribution to CEA Foundation for over 50 years of achievements and contributions to consumer technology industry by Jack Wayman.

2013-06-24 : The Olympia-Wafula Foundation: Healthy Living Solutions for Disabled and Disadvantaged : Information regarding The Olympia-Wafula Foundation an organization dedicated to provision of healthy living solutions for people with disabilities and the disadvantaged.

2013-03-04 : The LD Resources Foundation : An overview of The LD Resources Foundation which provides access to knowledge for adults who experience forms of learning disabilities.

2013-02-12 : Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards Quality of Life Grants to Nonprofits : Quality of Life Grants Program supports specially selected nonprofit organizations that empower individuals living with paralysis.

2013-02-01 : Avril Lavigne Foundation for Youth with Disabilities : Expansion of Avril Lavigne Rockstar Clubs at Easter Seals into U.S. and Canada to support recreational programming for kids and youth with disabilities.

2012-09-01 : Steve Wampler and The Wampler Foundation : Information regarding Steve Wampler and the Wampler Foundation that raises money to send kids with physical disabilities to camp at no cost to their families.

2012-02-13 : Matching Americans with Disabilities to Work-at-home Jobs : Kessler Foundation endorses NTI goal to increase effectiveness in developing work at home jobs for individuals with disabilities in America.

2011-06-11 : Foundations Promise to Prioritize Underserved Communities : Leading foundations promise to dedicate the majority of their giving to benefit underserved communities and a substantial amount to strategies that address the root causes of social problems.

2011-06-09 : Vaccine Research Foundation for Infectious and Tropical Diseases : New Foundation will advocate and campaign for increased funding for global vaccine research against infectious diseases including neglected tropical diseases.

2011-04-19 : List of Disability Organizations - U.S.A. : List of U.S. Government and disability organizations providing help support and assistance for persons with disabilities in America.

2011-02-08 : Trudeau Foundation Announces 10 New Mentors : Former Harper security adviser and War Child Canada leader among 10 Canadians appointed to mentor promising Trudeau Scholars.

2010-10-16 : Donation Made to Tim Horton Children's Foundation by the Queen : Government of Canada Celebrates Donation Made to the Tim Horton Childrens Foundation on Behalf of Her Majesty the Queen.

2010-08-01 : Education and Scholarships for Women - Jeannette Rankin Foundation : The Jeannette Rankin Foundation supports low-income women ages 35 and older who are motivated to change their lives through education.

2010-07-30 : Down Syndrome Conference Discusses Available Symptom Treatments : Changing Minds Foundation holds conference about treatment for Down syndrome.

2010-03-22 : PM Support for Rick Hansen Foundation Canada : Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced support for the Rick Hansen Foundation.

2010-03-03 : $5.75 Million in Funding for Parkinson's Disease - Michael J. Fox Foundation : Michael j. Fox foundation commits up to $5.75 million in funding for 2010 critical challenges in parkinson's disease.

2010-03-01 : The Disability Foundation of Vancouver : The Disability Foundation is deeply involved in serving people with disabilities and making sure that opportunity for involvement in life and living exists.

2010-02-04 : Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $2.8M for Parkinson's Disease Projects : Development of biomarkers is of critical importance to increasing the speed and efficiency of Parkinson's Disease therapeutic development.

2010-02-02 : AARP Foundation Overview : The AARP Foundation is a non-profit organization and the affiliated charity of AARP.

2010-01-30 : Gates Foundation to Dedicate $10 billion Over 10 years : Gates Foundation to dedicate $10 billion over 10 years to support vaccine research development and delivery throughout the developing world.

2010-01-03 : The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation : Information on The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation including Education and Scholarships.

2009-11-08 : The PACER Center - A Parent Training and Information Center : The PACER Center is a parent information and training center for families of children and young people with disabilities.

2009-10-14 : Disability Community Employment Opportunities - Kessler Foundation : National Disability Employment Awareness Month calls attention to serious job challenges facing the disability community.

2009-10-01 : The ANCOR Foundation : The ANCOR Foundation supports development of programs and disseminates information which improves quality of life for persons with disabilities.

2009-09-17 : Red Sox Foundation-Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program : Initiative to help returning OEF/OIF Veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and traumatic brain injuries and their families.

2009-07-29 : The Pathways Awareness Foundation : The Pathways Awareness Foundation organization works to raise awareness concerning early detection and benefits of early therapy for infants and children with motor delays.

2009-02-19 : Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation : The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation has been making a difference in the lives of women with breast cancer for over 20 years.

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