Abilities Network is a non-profit organization that provides individualized services to people in Maryland with disabilities. Their goal is to help create a personal path to independence by seeing abilities, not disabilities. To that end, Abilities Network will hold its 6th Annual Walkabout Abilities fundraiser on Sunday, September 30 at Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson, Md. This is a rain or shine event.
According to Abilities Network:
“Walkabout Abilities brings individuals, families and the community together to support individuals living with disabilities in Maryland,” said Tracy L. Pruitt, director of McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, who will serve as the event chair.
“This signature event helps Abilities Network continue to provide quality services to those individuals and families in need.”
On-site registration starts at 8:30 a.m.
Following welcome remarks and warm-up exercises, the 2-mile walk around the campus will begin at 9:30 a.m.
Post-walk at the Dorsey College Center, participants can sample refreshments including Baskin & Robbins ice cream sundaes, courtesy of The Coleman Family. Participants can enjoy live music from DJ Entertainment, face painting, art activities and a moonbounce.
Registration includes event admission, as well as a Walkabout Abilities T-shirt, refreshments, activities and entertainment for all ages.
The cost for Walkabout Abilities is $15 for ages 12 and up, and $10 for children under 12. Admission is free for kids 3 and under.
Sponsorships also are available. To date, top sponsors include Campbell & Company, Richard J. Princinsky & Associates, Inc. and Rosedale Federal.
To register or receive information about Walkabout Abilities sponsorship or volunteer opportunities:
- visit the Abilities Network website,
- call 410-828-7700 ext. 1229, or
- email email@example.com .
Last year’s Walkabout Abilities drew over 350 people and raised over $45,000. Throughout its five-year history, the event has raised $324,000.
Since 1964, Abilities Network’s mission has been to challenge the community to acknowledge the value and equality of people of all abilities. Services include Autism Services, Epilepsy Services, Healthy Families of Baltimore County, Project ACT (All Children Together), and Senior Services.
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