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Latest NDAD newsletter includes late co-founder Gibbens' final essay
September 17, 2021
Latest NDAD newsletter includes late co-founder Gibbens' final essay

The new issue of NDAD Insider newsletter features client stories, a closer look at qualifying for assistance, and the final essay written by the late NDAD co-founder and longtime leader Ron Gibbens.

NDAD Job Opening
September 15, 2021
NDAD seeks Program Services Director in Williston

NDAD, working under contract with Northwest Human Service Center, is seeking a full-time Program Services Director in Williston, N.D.

NDAD plans to open client services office in Bismarck
September 09, 2021
NDAD plans to open client services office in Bismarck

Details will be announced soon about NDAD's fifth client services office, which will be opening in Bismarck this fall.

- - - - -  PHOTO: New NDAD Board President Craig Hashbarger (center) stands with the other newly elected officers, Vice President Anne Putbrese (left) and new Secretary-Treasurer Betty Wilkening.
August 26, 2021
Hashbarger elected Gibbens' successor as board president

Craig Hashbarger of Fargo was voted board president, while Grand Forks’ Anne Putbrese and Betty Wilkening were elected board vice president and board secretary/treasurer, respectively.

NDAD 2021 recipients of adaptive recreation grants announced using their logos: (clockwise from upper left) Glen Ullin Park District, Prairie Grit Adaptive Sports, TR 4 Heart and Soul, and Grand Forks Growth and Support Center
July 29, 2021
Recipients of NDAD adaptive recreation grants announced

Four organizations in North Dakota have been awarded 2021 grants for adaptive recreation projects of up to $5,000 each from NDAD.

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June 18, 2021
Altru Alliance helps NDAD's HELP effort with grant

Charitable nonprofit NDAD has been awarded $1,250 from Altru Alliance to purchase wheelchairs and crutches for its Healthcare Equipment Loan Program (HELP) provided through its Grand Forks office.

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June 10, 2021
See NDAD's 2020 annual report

View a summary of NDAD activity in 2020 and meet just a few of the children and adults our charitable nonprofit helped during that momentous year.

NDAD logo with 46th anniversary graphic ribbon
June 06, 2021
Happy 46th anniversary, NDAD

NDAD's 46th anniversary as a North Dakota nonprofit was June 5.

wheelchair basketball players, though heads and shoulders not showing
June 04, 2021
June 30 deadline for new NDAD Adaptive Recreation Grant applications

The new NDAD Adaptive Recreation Grant is a $5,000 grant opportunity for agencies/organizations that promote and support adaptive recreational activities for people with disabilities.

Logo of MDU Resources Foundation
May 24, 2021
MDU Resources Foundation award granted for NDAD's Escape to the Lake

MDU Resources Foundation has awarded NDAD $3,400 to our annual Escape to the Lake adaptive water recreation event.

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Pedro Gonzalez
Pedro Gonzalez of Williston is an early 2018 kidney transplant recipient who’s been buoyed by NDAD’s invaluable assistance for medical travel needs to and from Bismarck for his scheduled post-transplant appointments. “The NDAD is a great place that gives people help,” said Pedro, who’s 40. “I urge people if they ...
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