Be Part Of NDAD’s Mission; Take Part In Giving Hearts Day 2017

NDAD & Giving Hearts Day 2017. The longtime charity helping people with disabilities and health challenges is, for the first time, part of the region’s rapidly growing annual regional giving event. More than 350 regional nonprofit organizations in North Dakota and Minnesota are taking part. Giving Hearts Day is Feb. 9, 2017. That day is…
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Meet Three NDAD Clients In Latest Insider

View the latest edition of the charitable nonprofit NDAD’s Insider newsletter, which is available in PDF form. You’ll meet Fargo’s Shirley Ann Robideau, a woman with multiple disabling circumstances who is more mobile and independent again, thanks to help from NDAD. You’ll also meet a Minot stroke victim and his partner / caregiver who have…
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NDAD’s Busy Free Assistive Equipment Loan Program Re-stocked

February was a busy month for the Grand Forks portion of NDAD’s free short-term equipment loan program. Even though February is the year’s shortest month, the program provided 95 pieces of assistive equipment out of its Grand Forks office – surpassing the record of 89 pieces in July 2013, according to Jeri Hietala, NDAD’s client…
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Ailing Minot Woman, Aided By NDAD: ‘Sitting Around Crying Doesn’t Get You Anywhere’

At 51, Rosemarie Shaver finds herself dealing with life-altering health issues that threaten her life, too. A fast-paced walker, the Minot woman noticed last summer that she was getting slower and increasingly short of breath. “It didn’t feel right,” recalled Shaver, a former licensed practical nurse in Texas for 23 years. She also noticed that…
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Injured? Disabled? NDAD’s Free Equipment Loan Program May Come In Handy

Marilyn and Jim Larimore didn’t need the new bed rails and Drive walkers they received in error via a shipping mix-up. When the seller told the Grand Forks couple to keep the merchandise at no charge, the Larimores decided to make sure the equipment ended up with “somebody able to use it, who really needed…
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