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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.

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June 06, 2021
Happy 46th anniversary, NDAD

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

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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.

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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.

NDAD's Traci LaDouceur stands near office decoration that reads
May 21, 2021
NDAD's LaDouceur marks 35th year with organization

Traci LaDouceur, NDAD's chief financial officer, is marking her 35th year with NDAD.

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May 18, 2021
NDAD announces 3 Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant recipients

NDAD has granted three Faye Gibbens Memorial Grants for 2021 in memory of its original program services leader.

NDAD sign at Grand Forks office in mid-May 2021. Nearby trees have flowered.
May 17, 2021
NDAD offices again open to public

NDAD offices in Grand Forks, Minot, Fargo and Williston are again open to the public.

NDAD Fargo, Grand Forks offices closed Mon., May 10, on day of Ron Gibbens funeral
May 07, 2021
NDAD Fargo, Grand Forks offices closed Mon., May 10, on day of Ron Gibbens funeral

NDAD offices in Grand Forks and Fargo will be closed Monday, May 10, to allow our employees to attend the funeral of Ron Gibbens, NDAD co-founder and board president. Gibbens, 80, died May 2 in Grand Forks.

Memorial graphic for Ron Gibbens, late NDAD co-founder, board president and CEO
May 04, 2021
Services for late NDAD leader Ron Gibbens set

Funeral services for Ron Gibbens, NDAD co-founder, board president and retired chief executive officer, have been announced.

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