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List of Disability Foundations and Non-profit Organizations Document List

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.

Publication List

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 : AID.org - Fighting Against Disability Discrimination : Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities (AID.org) 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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