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Jupmode Unveils Community Shirt

Community Shirt | January 2020

There is no better way to kick off our centennial year than by unveiling a shirt with a message we’ve believed in for over a century: Toledo is for Everyone.

To honor our 100th anniversary, we've partnered with Jupmode to supply our community with a shirt that unites us and celebrates people of all abilities.

The Ability Center Unveils New Brand

EVOLUTION OF A BRAND

Entering our centennial year, we felt compelled to refresh our organization's brand identity. A visual nod to our past, our new logo represents a new take on our cherished gold star.

As we embark on this exciting year, we have decided this new icon will represent all programs of The Ability Center.

Board Member Highlight

Molina Healthcare of Ohio recently honored the leadership, advocacy, and volunteerism of seven heroes from across the state at its 12th Annual Community Champions Awards. During the awards ceremony, each honoree received a $3,000 grant to “pay forward” to a nonprofit of their choice.

Celebrating Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to create lasting memories around the dinner table. For families with loved ones with disabilities, extra preparation and consideration go a long way to ensure a positive experience for all.

Encourage your kids to help cook for the family! Explore family-friendly recipes to test out this holiday.

Libbey House Becomes Accessible Once Again

The Ability Center and Libbey House Foundation unveiled the completion of the project, “Restoring Accessibility to the Edward Drummond Libbey House” with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, October 30. Edward D. Libbey House was the site of Opportunity Kindergarten, a school for children with disabilities operated by the Toledo Society for Crippled Children.

A Letter from an ADAI Foster

For most organizations, volunteers are an integral part of the effort to fulfill their mission. For The Ability Center’s Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence (ADAI) Program, we simply wouldn’t exist. Committed fosters, loving puppy sitters, and dedicated donors are how we continue to train and place dogs with youth and adults with disabilities each year.