Plunging for the Special Olympics Basketball Team

Last week, the Polar Plunge occurred in a small Midwestern town. Participants of the 2016 Special Olympics Basketball Team cheered on volunteers who took the plunge for a cause. Overall, we were able to raise $11,000 for Special Olympics.     Freezing Our Butts off for a Reason   The Polar Plunge is a fundraising Read More …

Inclusion: Using Reverse Volunteering and Contributing to Society

This article covers the powerful positive effects of inclusion with reverse volunteering. Volunteers with disabilities partnered up with university students to make a difference.   Martin Luther King Day of Service.     For the past three years, a small group of three young adults labeled with disabilities volunteered, with university students, for the Martin Luther King Read More …

Raising Money with Inclusion to Fight Cancer

Oftentimes people with disabilities were stereotyped, segregated, and “protected” from society. Times has changed and here are some examples of how to promote inclusion and sports for all people. The authors from Make the Day Matter!: Promoting Typical Lifestyles for Adults with Significant Disabilities and modern disability policies stress the importance of creating lives for Read More …