A Wheel Opportunity

 

It is a beautiful day and the weather outside is perfect.  You decide you will take a stroll to your local coffee shop to grab a cup of joe.  You grab your wallet, phone and keys and head out the door.  Perhaps you stop to chat with a few people along the way; life is great and you are feeling good.  You continue on and are almost there when you see a person in a wheelchair approaching from the opposite direction.  You don’t really think anything of it until the distance between you closes in and you realize Continue reading

Empowering Lives Through Sports

The ABILITY FESTIVAL, held annually in Palm Desert, California is a program of Desert Ability Center and is designed to showcase adaptive sports and recreational activities as well as disability focused services and resources in the Coachella Valley, the region and throughout the country.  This 1-day FREE event is available to participants of any age and with any level of ability. Continue reading

“Wheelie” Awesome Cash

Hello, My name is Channing Cash and here is my story.  I was born in Laos in 1978 where people were self-sufficient and farmed their own land to feed their families and animals. My father was in the military and like most people in my country, my mother and grandparents were part of the farming culture. We took nothing for granted and were happy to live the life that we did. We didn’t have much, but we were content. In the town where we lived, it wasn’t uncommon to find cows, bulls, chickens, pigs, and other animals that were used to help us live. We were so used to having the animals around that we didn’t often blink an eye if one escaped from the fencing. Until one day a runaway bull changed my life forever. Continue reading